What are the optimal air quality levels for health, productivity and energy-saving?

Airthings A complete, easy guide to ideal air quality levels within buildings.  Indoor air quality has an enormous effect on people’s well-being and productivity. For example, did you know that a healthier work environment can reduce sick leave by 58%?1 On top of that, buildings are responsible for 40% of global energy consumption and 33% of greenhouse gas emissions.2  In this…

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Here are the top four strategies to reduce COVID risk in buildings

A short new report from the Lancet COVID-19 Commission lists the first four strategies that every building owner and operator should pursue to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The report focuses on lowering the amount of virus-laden aerosols in indoor air by improving ventilation and filtration. The report was put together by the Commission’s task force on safe work, safe…

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Preventing Airborne Spread of Covid-19 and Other Respiratory Diseases

Why it took so long to acknowledge that Covid-19 is airborne—and what we need to do now. By Michael Eisenstein On the top floor of the Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital, Richard Riley and his colleague William Wells were hard at work installing rows of guinea pig cages. The year was 1954, and the two researchers—both…

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