January 25, 2017
There is no overstating the importance of hospital air quality, because these facilities are supposed to be sterile and clean, enabling patients to recover from illnesses.
But hospitals that do not maintain an effective air filtration strategy may find that airborne contaminants become a health issue within a facility that is intended to protect people from getting sick.
January 20, 2017
December 12 , 2016,
A delegation from Camfil, consisting of Mr. Rahul Uppal, managing director, Dr. Nodirjon Rasulov and Dr. Madina Khodzhaeva, visited the university, meeting with AURAK president, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, and representatives from the institution’s School of Engineering.
The two parties discussed incorporating Camfil’s air filtration systems into ...
December 27, 2016
Significant outdoor pollution generated by aircraft has a negative effect on airport terminal air quality.
A recent health scare involving airport terminal air quality at St. John’s International Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada shows that contaminants still pose a significant health risk to airport workers and the public.
The scare involved two incidents of carbon mono...
December 23, 2016
For years, data center pollution has been the source of ongoing concern by environmental experts who worry about the quality of air and the amount of energy expended inside these facilities.
The confluence of massive amounts of heat and energy, as well as the toxicity generated by machines made from silver, which has a high sulfur content makes data centers a source of outdoor and indoor...
December 22, 2016
Outdoor air pollution is a serious threat, especially in health care facilities that are supposed to be sterile and clean, so health-compromised building occupants are not jeopardized though serious infections or breathing related illnesses.
In fact, infections in hospitals have become a big problem throughout the U.S.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
December 22, 2016
One of the biggest sources of bad air quality is auto repair shop pollution, which is often due to a combination of hazardous wastes, chemicals and other processes that generate particulates that can be harmful, especially to people with breathing disorders.
The unique aspect of many auto repair shops is that while they are technically built outdoors, the enclosed nature of many of the w...
December 19, 2016
Multiple studies show that retail shop air quality can affect the health of workers and patrons, highlighting the need for an effective air filtration strategy.
It’s no secret that outdoor air pollution has a negative effect on retail shop air quality, but in order to implement an effective strategy to eliminate contaminants, shop owners must first understand the factors that cause poor ...
December 12, 2016
A study published in the Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology has found that elevated levels of bacteria compromise lab air quality at the University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.
The study was conducted to measure the level of microorganisms present at the lab that could affect the health of lab workers, students and anyone who visits this facility. The study took place o...
December 07, 2016
A recent study presented at the 2016 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), has found that as many as 5.5 million people die every year as a result of outdoor air pollution, highlighting the urgent need for industrial air filtration to clean indoor air.
What’s even more troubling is that more than half of those who die each year from outdoor air pollut...
December 05, 2016
Commercial office buildings and retail spaces are often plagued with poor indoor air quality that is the result of outdoor air pollution, which requires effective air filtration devices to eliminate contaminants.
Part of the problem is that owners of these facilities often don’t understand how air quality is measured, and what makes air quality good or bad.
And without understanding ...