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Introducing PlasmaSoft® 3.0

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For many engineers, performing the necessary calculations to determine airborne contaminants can be a complex and time-consuming endeavor.

As a result, these calculations are often performed haphazardly during the building design process, if at all, provoking engineers to waste funds and resources on excessive amounts of expensive equipment for ventilation.  

Eradicating In-Home Allergens

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If you’re one of about 50 million people in the United States who suffers from allergies, the recent change in the seasons may have led you to question, “Are my allergies getting worse?” Although you may have convinced yourself that it’s all in your head, the fact of the matter is there’s some truth to this perception. In recent years, climate change and rising temperatures have caused trees, grass and flowers...

How Safe Is the Air in Your Home?

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They say that home is where the heart lives. Regrettably, it is also where the dust, mold, bacteria and viruses live as well. Every time you use chemicals to clean the bathroom, fry up your famous fish n’ chips or forget to cover your mouth during a coughing fit, harmful particulates and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are emitted into your home, resulting in an unhealthy and uncomfortable breathing environment....

Don’t Play Games with Secondhand Smoke

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Secondhand smoke, also known as passive smoking and Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS), has been a cause for concern for decades. Since the first major epidemiologic studies of secondhand smoke and lung cancer in 1981, the American public has been made aware of the many dangers associated with passive smoking such as lung cancer, heart disease and even death. In fact, according to a new study by the National Institute of Health (NIH), secondhand smoke not only can result in disease after long-term exposure, but has an immediate direct and measurable impact on brain function...

Cool and Purified Indoor Air Environments, Even as the Mercury Rises

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Last year was the hottest on record and this past July was the earth's warmest month in the modern era. More and more frequently, when the mercury rises past a certain level, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will issue an air quality alert, warning parents with children, the elderly and people with respiratory issues who are most at risk to avoid the outdoors...

White Paper Examines How to Lower Energy Consumption Without Sacrificing Indoor Air Quality in Commercial Buildings

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Contrary to popular belief, lowering energy consumption and improving indoor air quality in a commercial setting are not mutually exclusive goals. Traditionally, building owners and operators attempting to maintain a healthy, comfortable and productive indoor air environment were forced to rely upon excessive amounts of outdoor air to increase ventilation – an effective, yet highly expensive process...

A Breath of Fresh Air: Solving the Challenge of Indoor Air Quality

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As polluted air engulfs the rural areas of the United Kingdom, excessive smog closes schools and construction sites in China, and wildfires in North America send pollution levels skyrocketing, the quality of the air we are currently breathing is deteriorating on a global level and posing a serious threat to our health. In fact, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), air pollution causes more than three million premature deaths annually around the world – a number that many experts expect to double in the next 35 years...

Plasma Air: Leading the IAQ Revolution

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Save Time and Money with the Click of a Button For commercial, institutional and even some industrial facilities attempting to maintain a healthy indoor air environment, ensuring regulatory compliance for outdoor air intake is a serious challenge that often results in wasted time and money. To help meet these standards and minimize the use of outdoor air, which can be an incredibly...

Why Plasma Air?

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Oftentimes, when attempting to demonstrate significance, items are said to be “as essential as the air we breathe.” This perpetuates the notion that air quality, above all else, is paramount to life – and that sentiment could not be any truer. We all know that air we breathe has a direct and significant impact on our general health, but it can also have a profound influence on our productivity, ability to focus and overall well-being. Some indoor air environments contain pollutants that...

Enhancing Air Quality in Airports

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As people grow more conscious of their health, environments susceptible to high levels of pollutants are increasingly scrutinized and forced by federal, state, and local authorities to clean up their acts. Producing a harmful mix of pollutants, emissions, chemicals, and unwanted odors, airports are among the worst offenders when it comes to air pollution. In fact, some of the man-made pollutants produced by airport congestion...