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
September is Mold Awareness Month. National Indoor Mold Society established Mold Awareness Month to spread awareness about the dangers, property damage, and health effects associated with indoor mold growth. The Effects of Indoor Mold Growth Benefits of Moisture Removal Including a plan for moisture management in your property will not only help in the prevention …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.
Updated: November 8, 2021 Shortly after traditional HVAC units were introduced in Japan around the 1950s, 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 …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.
When the days are shorter and jackets are thicker, winter has arrived. As temperatures drop, the dew point will follow, leaving “watermarks” on your window. Condensation not only makes windows foggy but can cause property damage. As stated in the Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea Structure & Construction, “condensation and mold problems in …Read More
UPDATED: November 24, 2021 Lower Humidity to Help Prevent Moisture Related Problems “Molds are a part of the natural environment and are present everywhere,”1 according to the National Institute of Building Sciences. The first signs usually appear in dark corners or spaces such as closets, under beds, and behind cabinets. “Molds are fungi that grow …Read More
UPDATED: August 25, 2021 Improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is a top concern as campuses prepare for the return of students, faculty, and staff. Practical and accessible solutions to improve the IAQ are essential to help prevent indoor air pollution, caused by the spread of harmful viruses and pathogens, especially with the evolving variants of …Read More