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Discussions with tag 'Indoor Air Quality'

Indoor Air Pollutants - Invisible but Affecting Our Health

by Higgins_James // Student

Today, pollution of all kinds affects our planet and our health. Pollution comes in many shapes and forms, but this discussion will focus on specifically indoor air pollutants and the unknown invisibl…

Filed under: Other Green Building Air

Keywords: Pollution,Indoor Air Quality,Air Pollution

0 replies | 1356 views | Posted on: 06/23/2016 | Last updated: 06/23/2016

Building Operator Certification: Smart Buildings Need Smart Operators

by SPEER (South-Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource)

Did you know most buildings can cut total energy use by 5-30% while fully maintaining or improving both comfort and function? The national Building Operator Certification® (BOC) Program is the lea

Filed under: Facilities Management

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Lighting,Indoor Air Quality,lighting retrofits

0 replies | 3800 views | Posted on: 02/27/2019 | Last updated: 03/06/2019

IAQ and Energy 2019, October 31-November 1, Portland, ME

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Come to Portland to attend IAQ & ENERGY 2019 in-person, to join hundreds of professionals who are looking for cutting-edge information for healthy, energy-efficient indoor environments w

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Related to: Indoor Air Quality,Energy Management

Keywords: Cleantech,Energy Efficiency,Indoor Air Quality,Portland Maine

0 replies | 529 views | Posted on: 10/10/2019 | Last updated: 10/10/2019

Greener and Healthier: Establishing a Green Cleaning Program, November 5, Pittsburgh, PA

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

Ensuring a clean and safe learning environment is a top priority for schools that can make good financial sense AND protect the health of students, staff and custodians. Small changes to cleaning

Indoor Air Quality 101

by FGHVAC

Ensuring high ventilation rates to dilute CO2 and other gases that cause negative effects on humans should be a priority in commercial and industrial buildings, but that is not always the case. I

(Postponed) Indoor Air Quality in Schools: Best Practices for Makerspaces and Special-Use Classrooms, April 2, Pittsburgh, PA

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

POSTPONED: Indoor Air Quality in Schools: Best Practices for Makerspaces and Special-Use Classrooms

Out of concern for our staff, community, and overall public health during the spread of COVID-19,

Filed under: Green Schools

Related to: Indoor Air Quality,Green Schools,Health and Air Quality

Pennsylvania Sustainability Group

Keywords: Pennsylvania,Green Schools,Indoor Air Quality

0 replies | 110 views | Posted on: 03/14/2020 | Last updated: 03/17/2020

Maine Indoor Air Quality Council - Compilation of Resources for Management of the Indoor Environment During the COVID-19 Epidemic

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Maine Indoor Air Quality Council has put together a "Compilation of Resources for Management of the Indoor Environment During the COVID-19 Epidemic:"

https://maineindoorair.org/resources-

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Healthy Building,Health,Indoor Air Quality,Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

0 replies | 148 views | Posted on: 03/22/2020 | Last updated: 03/22/2020

FREE Webinar by MIAQC: Ventilation Measurements, Easier than You May Think, April 8, 3-4 pm (EDT)

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Airflow measurements are critical to achieving great home performance; from the aspects of comfort, health (IAQ) and energy usage.

As houses tighten, energy codes require mechanical ventilation. To

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality

0 replies | 529 views | Posted on: 03/31/2020 | Last updated: 03/31/2020

Virtual IAQ and Energy 2020 Conference, October 27-29

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

At IAQ & Energy 2020, you will find all the components to design, construct, operate & maintain healthy, environmentally-sustainable indoor spaces:

  • Building Science, Design,

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

0 replies | 398 views | Posted on: 04/13/2020 | Last updated: 09/17/2020

This Week on the Healthy Indoors Show (free) - Cleaning/Decontaminating Buildings for COVID-19, Thursday, 4/16, 1 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

This week the Healthy Indoors Show revisits the topic of what is being done to address properties with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases. What are the cognizant authorities recommending

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Healthy Building,Health,Healthy Buildings,Indoor Air Quality,Covid-19

0 replies | 607 views | Posted on: 04/14/2020 | Last updated: 04/14/2020

Webinar: SustainABLE: Indoor Environmental Quality - Now What? June 9, 12 pm

by samanthaklein // Intern

sustainABLE: USGBC West North Central's new regional forum exploring green building and sustainability in relationship to current events and our ability to change future outcomes with proper fores

Filed under: Indoor Air Quality

Related to: Other,Indoor Air Quality

Wisconsin Green Building Group

Keywords: Green Building,Sustainable Living,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation

0 replies | 691 views | Posted on: 05/28/2020 | Last updated: 05/28/2020

Free Webinar, Answers to Your Unanswered Ventilation Questions, Maine Indoor Air Quality Council, June 4, 2 pm EDT

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Join us on Thursday, June 4, 2020 for a free, one-hour session designed to answer all your unanswered questions about residential ventilation.

This presentation is designed to dispel the myths surr

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: HVAC,Air Quality,Green Homes,Indoor Air Quality,Maine Indoor Air Quality Council,Ventilation

1 replies | 336 views | Posted on: 06/01/2020 | Last updated: 06/03/2020

FREE Webinar: The Basics of Building Science The Foundation of Healthy Indoor Air Quality, June 11, 2 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

Join Maine Indoor Air Quality Council on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of the 4 essential components of building science.  Understanding these four components

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Indoor Air Quality,built environment,Building Science,Maine Indoor Air Quality Council

0 replies | 391 views | Posted on: 06/04/2020 | Last updated: 06/04/2020

FREE Webinar: Uncontrolled Moisture: The Enemy of a Healthy Home, June 17, 12pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

We all know that fresh air ventilation and whole house air filtration are important to achieving a healthy home but there is one other major component that is often not considered – dedicated mo

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Related to: Education ,Indoor Air Quality

Keywords: Healthy Housing,Indoor Air Quality,Humidity,Moisture Control

0 replies | 520 views | Posted on: 06/09/2020 | Last updated: 06/09/2020

FREE Webinar: 3 Pillars of Boosting Sales with Indoor airPLUS™️, June 23, 4 PM EDT

by Richard Minasian // Student

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the Indoor airPLUS™️ (IAP) program to help home builders meet the growing consumer demand for healthier homes with improved indoor air quality

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: Healthy Homes,Indoor Air Quality,Environmental Protection Agency,EPA Indoor airPLUS

0 replies | 609 views | Posted on: 06/17/2020 | Last updated: 06/17/2020

FREE Webinar: Delving into Indoor Air Pollution and Sick Building Syndrome, July 23, 12 pm CST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Michigan Sustainable Business Forum is hosting a webinar that will explore how indoor air quality can impact the health and productivity of employees and occupants.  As concerns for indoor air qu

Filed under: Indoor Air Quality

Michigan Green Building

Keywords: Healthy Building,Indoor Air Quality,Michigan,Covid-19,Ventilation

1 replies | 538 views | Posted on: 07/11/2020 | Last updated: 07/23/2020

FREE CE Webinar: Bad Ass HVAC - A System for Perfect Comfort and Air Quality, August 5, 12 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Most automotive HVAC systems can provide 5 of 6 key functions of HVAC, yet most residential systems can't provide any.

BAD ASS HVAC is designed to provide all 6 functions, work in 90% of homes,

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

Keywords: Healthy Housing,HVAC,Air Quality,Indoor Air Quality

0 replies | 605 views | Posted on: 07/15/2020 | Last updated: 07/15/2020

Webinar: A Deep Dive into Air Permitting - Volatile Organic Compound Rules, August 19, 10 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Volatile Organic Compounds are regulated under Part 6 and Part 7 of the state air pollution control rules. Part 6 is applicable to “existing” sources and Part 7 is applicable to “new

Webinar: Indoor Air Quality in the COVID Era: Commissioning & Construction Considerations, October 8, 2 pm EDT

by EnergyManagementAssociation // Non profit association

In response to COVID‐19, building owners, managers and tenants are rapidly planning how to adapt their current buildings to safeguard against future disruptions to occupancy. A critical part of the

Filed under: Indoor Air Quality

Keywords: Building Commissioning,HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,HVAC Technology,IAQ,Covid-19,commissioning,airflow,covid

0 replies | 217 views | Posted on: 07/30/2020 | Last updated: 07/30/2020