Heating and air conditioning systems are sometimes complex and can require evaluation by outside contractors or specialists. To eliminate many of the probable indoor air quality problems, however, there are three areas that can be easily addressed to some degree by building owners. These are a) filtration of airborne particulate, b) removal of built-up contamination, and c) the control of microbial growth.
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A preliminary indoor air quality investigation, performed by a building owner, can begin to find solutions for problems caused by airborne particulate and microbial growth.
One primary outcome desired from any IAQ investigation should be to see and document what is normally not seen, namely the existing condition of the entire HVAC system. Our downloadable diagram outlines problem-solving logic that should be used to conduct an investigation. Depending on the reason for an IAQ investigation, there can be many variations of the diagram; however, the key points are to have a good plan and document plans, actions and findings.
Building owners or their representatives, who are responsible for maintaining the building’s indoor air quality (IAQ) systems, are becoming more aware of their responsibility and liability for the IAQ in their buildings. A major reason is the old true adage “out of sight, out of mind”. Most indoor air quality problems are not visible to building owners and occupants. As a result, many IAQ problems have been ignored.
The South Carolina Society of Hospital Engineers hosts its 55th Annual Fall Conference starting November 4th. The three-day event will take place at the Greystone Embassy Suites in Columbia, SC.
Engineers and local vendors will attend several presentations and workshops to discuss hot topics like benchmarking, review national and local data and receive SCDHEC regulatory updates.
Carolina Filters is fully operational. Our thoughts and prayers are with our friends and neighbors who are affected by the flood.
The first step in recycling expensive metal filters and parts is to remove the polymer or major contaminant. In determining the appropriate depolymerization method, consideration must be given to the physical and chemical physiognomies. Each plays a role when deciding which polymer removal method is best for a metal part or filter.
Metal filters and parts are vital to the functionality of equipment in a variety of fields from aerospace to automotive to industrial manufacturing. Cleaning these parts is typically more economical than purchasing new parts and filters.
Fire dampers play a crucial role in the life safety and the HVAC systems in a facility. Fire damper maintenance ensures that the damper is working properly and would help prevent the spread of smoke and fire throughout a building in the event of a fire.
Fire dampers are a vital part of a building’s HVAC system and its air ducts. Every facility must have regularly inspected and maintained fire dampers. We’ve listed our 7 must knows about fire and smoke damper inspections.
Preservation, energy savings and economical solutions are hot topics for all companies. Saving time, money and energy are increasingly important as organizations do their part to preserve the environment.