Luke Powell LEED AP, WELL AP, IWBI COVID-19 Task Force Member Vice President Air Equipment Company Disclaimer: Please note I am not a medical professional. My degree is in mechanical engineering, not the specific ways diseases spread, nor the human body’s response to those diseases.
In December 2019, SARS-CoV-2, a novel Coronavirus, was identified in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, a major transport hub of central China. The earliest COVID-19 cases were linked to a large seafood market in Wuhan, initially suggesting a direct food source transmission pathway. Since
With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable and effective hospital ventilation and humidity control is more important today than ever before. Air Equipment Company has been the trusted healthcare airflow design resource for Kentucky and Southern Indiana for over 25 years. With systems that
What is a WELL Building? The WELL Building Standard is the first building standard to focus exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in buildings. The WELL Building Standard is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment
Prices and lead times on HVAC equipment are on the rise and the reason why is two-fold. The current administration’s recent tariffs almost exclusively apply to goods American companies import. These new tariffs have significantly increased the costs of production across the U.S. manufacturing sector.
ONICON is pleased to announce the addition of two new meters to their expansive product offering. The model F-2700 and F-1500. The new F-2700 Insertion steam flow meter utilizes the same electronics and has the same optional features as the existing vortex flow meters. Vortex
Good news for everyone that has a project in the early design stage and is considering a LEED Certification. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced last week that it will allow LEED users to register projects under the LEED 2009 rating system until Oct.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a ruling that establishes ASHRAE/IES’s 2013 energy-efficiency standard as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes. The move comes after preliminary analysis that the 2013 standard contains energy savings over the 2010 — specifically,
Recent events in the news have brought to prominence the need for quarantine rooms which protect people outside of the isolation rooms from airborne contaminants. Does your hospital have enough isolation rooms and is the pressure relationship properly controlled and monitored? Infectious airborne pathogens, such