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2022 AHR Expo

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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Four Common Substances That Could Reduce Industrial Workplace Air Quality

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

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

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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Using Ionizer Air Purifiers to Clean the Air

Ionizer air purifiers are commonly used to clean the air and remove allergens and dust. However, unlike HEPA air purifiers, air ionizers don’t use fibers to trap pollutants, and they generally don’t use filters. So how do they work? Here, we explain the process of ionization and how it applies to cleaner air, as well as what to look for when buying an ionizer air cleaner. What is Ionization? Ionization is the process of charging…

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A Follow-Up from AQE President Jim Pinkowski Regarding COVID-19

A Message for Our Valued Customers: As we continue facing the challenges of COVID-19, I want to recognize the inspiring efforts of everyone at Air Quality Engineering, Inc. The innovation, adaptability, and commitment to providing clean air solutions that meet the customer needs and demands during this unprecedented time are nothing short of amazing. I couldn’t be more proud of our team. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been working to increase our production…

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How Wildfires Affect Indoor Air Quality

While much of the world’s focus in 2020 has been on mitigating the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. has also experienced a devastating wildfire season. The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) reports that, as of October 23, a total of 46,681 fires have burned 8,608,646 acres in 2020. That’s roughly 2.3 million acres above the 10-year-average (2010-2019) for the same time period. In the Rocky Mountain region and West Coast of the U.S., residents have…

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Understanding The CDC’s COVID-19 Office Building Safety Guidelines

As companies prepare to re-open their offices, employers must take action to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released information and interim guidance to help employers develop plans that protect the health and safety of their staff. Clean air solutions play a crucial role in combating COVID-19 in the workplace, and we at AQE want to help you understand and enact the COVID-19 office building safety guidelines…

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A Message from AQE President Jim Pinkowski Regarding COVID-19

A Message for Our Valued Customers: The COVID-19 event tests how we all respond for the good of our fellow citizens, from the family and friends in our local communities to those across the nation and globe. For over a month, our team has been developing and implementing contingency plans to ensure safe, efficient, quality business operations, including work from home for all employees able to perform their duties there. Our production capabilities remain at…

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Air Quality Engineering at the 2020 AHR Expo

From Feb. 3 – 5, AQE will be an exhibitor at the annual AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida. This year we’re sending our commercial kitchen exhaust team, and they’ll be showcasing our AUTOCLEAN series of air cleaning systems. Read on to learn more about Air Quality Engineering at the 2020 AHR Expo. What is the AHR Expo? The AHR Expo started in 1930 and is the largest HVACR event in the world today. Manufacturers of…

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