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Interview With An Expert: VOCs and Their Impact

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VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds, are an increasingly dangerous environmental concern, both for indoor and outdoor air quality. Air Quality Engineering dives into this issue and the solutions for businesses with Kyle Bjork, our engineering manager. A graduate from the University of Minnesota, Kyle is an expert in the air quality field, with experience at TSI Inc, DriSteem, and Dustless Technologies. He has been instrumental in product design, development, and manufacturing of many air quality…

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AQE To Showcase Products At 2022 AHR Expo

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For those of you that are involved in the HVAC-R industry in any way, you’re likely aware that the 2022 AHR Expo will be held in person in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center, The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition brings together thousands of exhibitors and industry professionals in one place. Find out more at https://ahrexpo.com/. Dates for this year’s show are January 31st – February 2nd. Air Quality Engineering, Inc….

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How To Choose Your Industrial Air Cleaner Unit

low profile plenum on MistBuster

Industrial air cleaner systems have been shown to be imperative in protecting employees by reducing exposure to hazardous airborne mist, smoke and metal particles produced by the industrial machining application and reducing maintenance and operation costs. Choosing the correct system is vital to protecting your machining business and your employees. But how do you even start? What are the important things to consider before investing in a system? Is one model better for certain industries…

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Benefits Of Mist Collectors For CNC Machines

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By utilizing a mist collector on a CNC (or Computer Numerical Control) machine you help solve problems you might not even be able to see. These industrial air cleaners work to filter potentially dangerous particles out of the air that your equipment may emit. With these key benefits, quality air cleaners are must-haves for any organization utilizing a CNC machine. What Do Mist Collectors Collectors Even Do? Air cleaners are growing in popularity and vital…

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Medical Office Health & Safety Precautions

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As our world is slowly returning to a semblance of normal, we’re seeing more and more places opening up. There is a feeling of relief with seeing the “Now Open!” signs in restaurants, theaters, and gyms. With that feeling of relief comes a feeling of wanting to catch up on what we’ve missed- including medical check ups and doctor appointments. After a year trapped inside, many of us are finding ourselves behind on annual physicals,…

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Mythbusting Ductwork: Addressing Common Ductwork Errors

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Here’s a scenario: A few years ago you installed an air purification or filtration system. For one reason or another, you need to make changes to the ductwork soon. You consider consulting a professional, but wonder if you can retrofit it yourself. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone! Retrofitting ductwork on your own can seem to be an easy enough project to get done without a professional. Due to the exacting nature and potential…

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Air Quality Concerns: Today, We Should Take Them More Seriously Than Ever

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Due to the events of the last few years, air quality has become an important topic to individuals and corporations. With air quality being such a concern of so many people, there are companies that have been quick to market themselves as “air quality experts” to try and take advantage of the situation. Some of these companies have the technology and experience to back up their products, services, and claims–and some do not. Since now…

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Four Common Substances That Could Reduce Industrial Workplace Air Quality

Welding fumes can expose workers to a variety of chemicals

Air in industrial workplaces is constantly being exposed to many substances. Many of these are not necessarily harmful for workers, but depending on the type of manufacturing and craft happening in the building they can indeed be very dangerous. What are four common substances that could reduce industrial workplace air quality? Let’s take a look. 1. Welding fumes Welding in any setting can produce a wide variety of harmful fumes. These fumes can affect the…

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Why Your Restaurant Needs a Pollution Control Unit

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Depending on where your restaurant is located, you may be required to install a Pollution Control Unit (PCU), or grease exhaust scrubber, in order to meet local building codes and operate a commercial kitchen. These specially designed filtration units remove the grease, smoke and odors generated during the cooking process from the kitchen exhaust air stream, and reduce outdoor air pollution. Although PCUs are not required in all states and municipalities, many restaurant owners are…

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How To Prevent The Spread Of Viruses In An Office

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Crowded spaces, such as offices, pose a high risk for spreading germs and infection. Not only do we touch hundreds of surfaces that others also touch in an office, but pathogens can easily spread from person-to-person when we cough or sneeze into the air. To create a safe and healthy workplace for workers and clients, office building employers, owners, managers and operation specialists can take the following steps. 5 Steps to Prevent the Spread of…

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