Tag Archives: IAQ

Discovering Potential Pitfalls in Healthcare Facilities

People enter a hospital or continuing care facility to get well, and every facility does its best to make that happen. Despite the best efforts of medical staff, one in 25 patients contracts a hospital-related infection, according to the Centers … Continue reading

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Good Indoor Air Quality Is More Important Than You Think

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Global Indoor Health Network (GIHN)    have recently estimated that 50 percent of illnesses globally can be attributed to poor indoor air quality.  Indoor air quality causes more illnesses than all of the cancers … Continue reading

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The Healthier Hospitals Initiative Is The Path To Sustainability In Hospitals

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is an excellent example of how hospitals are beginning to realize that sustainable principles have a major role in the healthcare sector.  Created in May of 2010, HHI is a coalition of major health systems … Continue reading

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Strategies for Odor Abatement at Commercial and Industrial Facilities

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is an important aspect of the safety of commercial and industrial facilities.  Poor odors in a facility can be a signal to poor IAQ and can lead to the shutdown of workplaces for cleaning and renovations.  … Continue reading

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EES Recent News – July 2009

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: … Continue reading

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Summary of USP 797 for Compounding Sterile Preparations

Based on a presentation by Tom N. Petersen, P.E. Post written by Trish Carney Highlights of USP 797 (6/1/08 update) Many of the revision points are touched on within the post. However, the following provides a synopsis to clarify revision … Continue reading

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Putting Infection Control Into Practice

Healthcare workers are, like patients, subject to illness from a variety of airborne pathogens common to hospital settings. This risk increases during construction and renovation, as these endeavors release dust as well as disease-inducing microbes into the surrounding environment. Hospitals … Continue reading

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EES Recent News – October 2008

Our clients have benefited from our ability to find cost-effective solutions to complex environmental problems. As a boutique firm with decades of experience, we can provide unparalleled services coupled with exemplary client needs focus. Some recent examples of this include: … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality Now

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State Specific News – April 2008

Get bored looking through all those news updates from your state? We’ve done it for you! Below are what we felt were the significant regulatory updates for the past month. New Jersey: New General Air Quality Permit Guide and Permit … Continue reading

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