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Biden Administration Launches National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, Providing EPA-Backed Air Filtration Guidance for COVID Prevention in Schools and Public Buildings

Biden Administration Launches National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, Providing EPA-Backed Air Filtration Guidance for COVID Prevention in Schools and Public Buildings The White House  has recently announced the launch of the official National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan, which is made available as a fact sheet on the executive branch’s official website, whitehouse.gov.  In this article, air filtration […]

Can Air Pollution Make You Gain Weight? New Research Links Particulate Matter to Weight Gain

The known health effects of air pollution are vast, with various types of pollution causing damage to just about every part of the human body. While most people are aware of long- and short-term effects of air pollution on the respiratory system (which can include respiratory irritation in the short term and higher risk for […]

Air Filtration Trends that Don’t Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of breathing clean air, leading many people both in the United States and across the world to consider air quality for the first time, due to airborne transmission of the disease. In 2021, schools, offices, and other public spaces worked to make it possible for Americans to return […]

Update: Using Ventilation & Air Filtration to Fight the Spread of COVID-19 in Schools, Colleges and Universities

Schools, colleges and universities continue implementing policies to operate in the safest way possible as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The most often used strategies to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks are encouraging or requiring vaccination, wearing masks and social distancing. But evidence shows that upgrading ventilation and filtration to improve air quality is another crucial tactic in […]

Optimizing Your Workout with an Air Purifier — the Effects of Volatile Organic Compounds and Air Pollution on Athletic Performance

Optimizing Your Workout with an Air Purifier — the Effects of Volatile Organic Compounds and Air Pollution on Athletic Performance By this point in the year, many New Year’s resolutions have been abandoned, particularly those related to physical fitness. But if you’re committed to prioritizing your health and optimizing your fitness, you understand that every […]

Air Pollution and COVID-19 — Study Shows Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Getting Sick with  COVID-19 

Air Pollution and COVID-19 — Study Shows Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Getting Sick with  COVID-19  A recent study led by the Barcelona Institutes of Health has provided the strongest evidence of a link between ambient air pollution and COVID-19. Specifically, the study was the first to show that chronic exposure to ambient […]

COP26 Highlights Air Pollution-Related Deaths and the Global Need for Air Filtration 

COP26 Highlights Air Pollution-Related Deaths and the Global Need for Air Filtration  The devastating impact of air pollution on human health was a central issue at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).  A delegation of mothers from around the world — Brazil, India, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, and the UK, specifically — presented a […]

How Does Air Quality Impact Learning and Productivity in Schools? Air Pollution and Productivity Explained

The recent United Nations Climate Summit highlighted the importance of air pollution and its effects on human health across the world. But did you know that indoor air can be up to fifty times as polluted as outdoor air in the United States?  Some school districts across the country have prioritized air quality in order […]

Why HVAC systems and big data need to team up for better IAQ

The integration of smart data analytics tools into commercial HVAC systems can decrease maintenance costs and increase energy efficiency while providing an impressive boost in indoor air quality. Across the country, owners and facility managers are embracing smart HVAC systems and building automation tools in order to gain actionable insights over their ventilation and filtration […]

Press Release: Camfil Announces Groundbreaking for New Jonesboro Manufacturing Facility 

JONESBORO, Ark., October 27, 2021— Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), manufacturer of industrial dust, fume and mist collection systems for industrial processes, announces the groundbreaking for its new manufacturing and office facility. The event will take place at Craighead Technical Park in Jonesboro on November 4, 2021, beginning at 11:00 a.m. central time. Camfil plans […]