One of the biggest problems schools face on the east coast of the U.S. is humidity control when school is out for the summer. Many schools struggle with mold problems during the summer months, and these problems are directly related to the operation and maintenance of the HVAC system. Moisture control during summer break is essential whether or not the building is occupied. Read More
Proper ventilation depends on if the system processes are functioning properly.
In fact, buildings with high ventilation rates may suffer indoor air problems due to an uneven distribution of air, or insufficient exhaust ventilation. Read More
Such an important article from the World Health Organization:
The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO
It may be more useful to look for patterns of symptoms rather than a specific contaminant. What are they and when do they happen? Read More
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), April 2017 was the second wettest April in the 123-year period of record. Above-average precipitation was observed across a large portion of the nation, including much-above-average precipitation in the Mid-Atlantic. Even record precipitation was observed in parts of the Mid-Atlantic.
A wet basement can cause structural damage, create mold and mildew problems, and ruin materials or items stored in the space.
Just HOW does water get into your basement? Read More