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March 31

Camfil APC Still Going Strong! @CamfilAPC

Jonesboro, AR. , March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 9 Dear Customers and Valued Partners,On Saturday March 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm local time, an EF-3 tornado damaged the Camfil APC manufacturing facility in Jonesboro, AR. Thankfully, no employees were on site, so no one was hurt.Much of the campus remains intact and fully operational, including administrative offices, filter ca...
Camfil APC Still Going Strong! @CamfilAPC
March 30

Inversion to blame for Maryland’s Decline in Air Quality

Riverdale, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Code Orange air quality alert last winter in Maryland after air pollution reached dangerous levels. The NWS’ air quality scale has six levels, with orange indicating that the air is “unhealthy for sensitive individuals,” such as children, the elderly, or those with existing health conditions. Under a Code Orange, sensitive groups sho...
Inversion to blame for Maryland’s Decline in Air Quality
March 30

How drones are fighting air pollution

With air pollution levels in Bangkok reaching dangerous levels, forcing residents to stay indoors under the protection of air filters, the country is looking at novel ways to fight the problem of toxic air quality. Among these measures include a fleet of drones deployed into the air to spray water and non-toxic chemicals designed to reduce air pollution levels.     Bangkok officials used th...
How drones are fighting air pollution
March 23

HIGH QUALITY AIR FILTERS RESULT IN 33% ENERGY REDUCTION

A new case study of a retail mall by Camfil has shown that the use of a 30/30 Dual 9, 12-month performance guaranteed air filter “results in 3600 fewer filters shipped to landfill annually and 33% less HVAC energy usage.” The shopping center in question, located in Western Canada, houses more than two hundred retailers in almost one million square feet of space and ranks among the top ten ...
HIGH QUALITY AIR FILTERS RESULT IN 33% ENERGY REDUCTION
March 21

Study Examines the Effects “Sick Building Syndrome”

Riverdale, NJ — According to a study conducted by researchers at Purdue University in Indiana, certain airborne pollutants (which is where odors come from) can build up to dangerous levels in offices, so much so that they can affect worker health and productivity.  After studying an office environment for a month, the research team found that high levels of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) ...
Study Examines the Effects “Sick Building Syndrome”
March 19

Virus Filtration Experts Share a Technical View of COVID-19

Riverdale, NJ — In the wake of a worldwide outbreak of a novel coronavirus, filtering through the mass amounts of information being distributed can seem overwhelming. As of March 16, 2020, there are over 175,000 confirmed cases and nearly 7000 deaths worldwide, including at least 4000 cases and 70 deaths in the United States. (See live updates here.) Air filtration experts from Camfil USA hav...
Virus Filtration Experts Share a Technical View of COVID-19
March 04

How to Prevent the Growth of Mold

Riverdale, NJ — Mold is a type of fungus that occurs naturally in almost any environment. Outdoors, mold is a microorganism that plays a critical role in decomposing dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees. In indoor environments, however, mold growth can be dangerous, with symptoms ranging from itchy eyes and sneezing to full-blown asthma attacks and anaphylaxis.  To reprod...
How to Prevent the Growth of Mold
March 04

Ultra-Low Emissions Zones: What do They Mean for the Cities of the Future?

On April 8, 2019, as part of an effort to improve the city’s air quality, London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone came into effect. In order to drive into central London, vehicles must conform to strict emissions standards or pay a daily toll: £100 (around $127) for trucks and buses, and £12.50 (roughly $16) for cars emitting the most pollution. (This is on top of the £11.50 congestion charge that a...
Ultra-Low Emissions Zones: What do They Mean for the Cities of the Future?
February 24

Hospitals can reduce pollution costs by understanding its sources.

Air quality is critical, but an often invisible aspect of creating a healthy indoor environment. In recent years, working to improve indoor air quality has emerged as a priority in the healthcare industry. Indoor air pollution is recognized as a serious health risk to all, but clean air is most important to those with other health conditions at play.  Poor air quality has been linked to a wi...
Hospitals can reduce pollution costs by understanding its sources.
February 16

Why smokers are at risk even if air pollution levels are low

Smoking is bad for your health, no matter how you look at it. A recent study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, suggests that air pollution levels classified as “good” by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can still be dangerous to the lungs of cigarette smokers, who are already exposed to copious volumes of cigarette smoke. Fol...
Why smokers are at risk even if air pollution levels are low