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Why your HEPA air filter might not be doing what you think

October 4, 2021

With the onset of the COVID pandemic, people have become far more conscious of the air pollution they are inhaling on a constant basis. The most common solution people arrive at is to purchase an air purification system, especially one that is labeled as a High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter. While this solution may …

Mobile Industrial-Strength Air Purifier Cleans Air, Destroys Airborne Viruses

June 10, 2021

ProMark Associates is known for engineering highly effective clean-air solutions for large commercial businesses and buildings worldwide. Their newest clean-air product is the ProGuard® Mobile Air Purifier. Not to be confused with small portable air filters that are better suited to filtering residential-size rooms, this industrial-grade system can remove particles, VOCs, and pathogens. It can …

ASHRAE Seeks Second Round of Public Comments for Proposed Revision to Standard on Residential Building Energy Design

May 4, 2018

from ASHRAE seeks a second round of public comments on proposed revisions to BSR/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2007R – Energy-Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings. The standard is open for a 45 day public review until June 18. Those interested in reviewing and commenting can do so at The purpose of Standard 90.2-2007R is to …

ASHRAE Publishes Energy Simulation-Aided Design Standard

April 24, 2018

from ASHRAE published a new standard describing a methodology to apply building energy modeling throughout the design process. ASHRAE Standard 209-2018, Energy Simulation Aided Design for Buildings except Low Rise Residential Buildings, defines minimum requirements for providing energy design assistance using building energy simulation and analysis. The standard defines consistent energy modeling procedures to …

Submit a proposal or apply to be a peer reviewer for Greenbuild

January 11, 2018

By Tara Wilkinson from Share your knowledge at Greenbuild: Submit a proposal and apply to be a peer reviewer for Greenbuild 2018 in India and China. The deadline to apply is Fri., March 2. The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the largest and most influential green building conference in the world—and in 2018, the conference is …

ASHRAE Launches New Building Energy Quotient Portal

December 13, 2017

from ASHRAE announced the recent launch of the Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal, which provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score. “The primary goal of the Building EQ program is to promote more energy efficient buildings and give owners actionable recommendations to improve a building’s energy use,” …