5 Signs Your Workplace Has IAQ Problems

Whether or not an interior space has good IAQ (indoor air quality) usually hinges on one thing: how much fresh air is being delivered. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), an office space should be receiving 20 cubic feet per minute (CFM) of fresh outdoor air per person…

A Closer Look at Indoor Air Quality

Are concerns about indoor air quality making it difficult for you to breathe easy? Acknowledging reports that air quality inside can be worse than outside, engineers have identified ways to move air in and out of facilities to minimize the factors that lead to indoor air quality problems. The key is to design HVAC and…

What is IAQ?

What is IAQ? IAQ or indoor air quality describes how inside air can affect a person’s health, comfort, and ability to work. It can include temperature, humidity, poor ventilation, mold, or exposure to other chemicals. Texas Tech University believes its faculty, staff, students and visitors deserve a safe academic, working, and recreational environment, free of…

ASHRAE High Performance Buildings Conference

The 2014 ASHRAE High Performance Buildings Conference seeks to advance the industry’s efforts to accomplish a true high-performance built environment.  This is ASHRAE’s third high performance buildings conference, building upon the 2012 HPB Conference and the 2009 Net-Zero Energy Conference. The conference topics provide a comprehensive overview of high performance building design with a focus…