Partially or completely closed school facilities have been the reality of many school corporations and families across the country since we were struck by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has effectively targeted our preparedness; changing how we view building’s HVAC systems, indoor air quality (IAQ), and even how parents and teachers view which schools are the safest, best institutions for themselves and their families. Continue reading “During the Pandemic: A Study of School Air Management”
The White House “Clean Air in Buildings Challenge” is a key component to safeguarding our futures as we return to a post COVID-19 world; one where we have the health and safety of building occupants, workers, and children at the forefront of our concerns. Let Dwyer Instruments, LLC be your solution to take these guidelines from plans to actions with our inclusive product offering highlighted in our Focus on the Future: Health and Safety Portfolio. Our curated list of products are ready to ship and are designed to maximize your budget while putting into practice the Clean Air Buildings Challenge action items: Continue reading “The White House “Clean Air in Buildings Challenge”: From Plan to Action”
Our understanding of COVID-19 has rapidly changed over the course of the past couple years. Initially, scientists believed that the virus was spread through large “droplets” that were expressed through talking, sneezing and coughing. These droplets were thought to be heavy enough to drop through the air rather quickly (within an average of 6 ft distances) infecting others through both droplet and surface contact. Scientists have now concluded that it is not these droplets, or even surface infection, that we should be most concerned about; the virus is actually spread through aerosol sized particles that are invisible to the naked eye and light enough to stay within the atmosphere of an enclosed space for an hour or more. Because of our newfound understanding of how this virus works, proper indoor ventilation and air quality is more important now than ever. 1 Continue reading “The White House Clean Air Building Challenge: IAQ Action Plan for Our Future”
It’s the end of January and… AHR Expo is here! We’re excited to share our new products and technologies with you at the show next week.
This year at AHR, we will be focusing on our indoor air quality solutions. Indoor air quality is an important part of our everyday lives. Did you know, on average, people spend 90% of their time indoors? From carbon dioxide to humidity, several factors impact the quality of the air we breathe. Continue reading “Join us at AHR Expo!”
We often don’t think about the effects that relative humidity can have. It doesn’t stand out the way that the temperature of a room does, where a person might have to turn on a fan or turn up a heater. In fact, relative humidity is crucial to promoting good indoor air quality and is important to the health and safety of several different applications and areas.