Fresh air is essential for healthy people and healthy buildings. A ventilation system brings fresh air indoors and improves airflow. There are benefits to introducing fresh air inside with an energy recovery ventilation (ERV) system such as eliminating allergens, helping reduce heating and cooling costs and improving indoor air quality (IAQ). Although, it should be …Read More
A healthy and comfortable living environment are primary considerations for many tenants and should be mutual goals for every developer, contractor, and owner. Unfortunately, maintaining comfort while providing healthy ventilation can be a difficult task to juggle. Especially since housing requirements have become more energy efficient, requiring tighter envelopes as well as ventilation that introduces …Read More
How to Protect your Property from Mold The purpose of mold is also the cause for its unfavorable reputation, to breakdown and decompose. In some ways we need mold; molds transform fallen leaves, plant debris and decomposing animals into nutrients for new growth in nature. Mold has many advantages outside but should not be welcomed …Read More
The ENERGY STAR® 3.0 program for multifamily properties will expire at the end of 2020. The program will be replaced by ENERGY STAR® Multifamily New Construction Program: The updated ENERGY STAR® Program requires every ENERGY STAR® Certified home is built with ventilation, to provide outside air indoors and reduce indoor air pollutants.2 Ventilation must be …Read More
Dehumidifiers are useful appliances that work to remove moisture from the air in your home. These useful appliances help maintain consistent indoor relative humidity, therefore keeping your property drier, more comfortable, healthier and help to prevent structural damage caused by mold. If high indoor humidity is a concern in your property, dehumidification will help control …Read More
September is Mold Awareness Month. National Indoor Mold Society established Mold Awareness Month to spread awareness about the danger associated with property damage and health effects caused by indoor molds. The Effects of Indoor Mold Growth Benefits of Moisture Control Including a plan for moisture management in your property will not only help in the …Read More
With today’s upgrades and improvements to heating and cooling systems the secondary benefit is now non-existent. Thankfully, HVAC systems are much more energy efficient and blasts colder air in shorter increments. There is nothing wrong with the improved upgrades. In fact, it is doing exactly what it is created to do, cool the air in less time. As a result of these new improvements, there is a rise with mold issues within indoor living spaces.
Shortly after traditional HVAC units were introduced in Japan around the 1950’s, it was realized that the bulky and loud systems needed a redesign to meet the needs of smaller homes built close together. Developed as an alternative, mini-split systems were created as heating and cooling systems that allow the temperature of individual rooms or …Read More
We are excited to announce that the IW-25 Dehumidifier that protects your property and investment against excess moisture is getting an upgrade. Now Featuring a shallower design for versatility with IN Wall or ON Wall installations. The IW-25-4 Mold Defender is designed for higher efficiency and performance with upgraded features including aluminum coils, a MERV 8 washable filter, alternate power and drain routing and a 5 year warranty.