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What is MERV Rating?

MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, and it’s used to determine how well an air filter can catch particles in the air. The higher the MERV rating, the more efficient the air filter is at catching harmful pollutants in the air. These pollutants can include everything from pollen and dust mites to bacteria and […]

Written by on December 16, 2020

Keeping the Cleanroom Clean with Air Filters

What is a cleanroom? If you are in the biopharmaceutical field, you are likely familiar or intimate with cleanrooms. As shared by Biopharm International, a cleanroom is “A room in which the concentration of airborne particles is controlled, and which is constructed and used in a manner to minimize the introduction, generation, and retention of particles […]

Written by on November 13, 2015

Air Filters and Cancer Prevention

With National Breast Cancer Awareness month right behind us, it seems appropriate to consider cancer prevention. The pervasiveness of cancer is as frustrating as the number of ways that you can get cancer; through tobacco smoking, sunlamps/sunbeds, aluminum in drinking water, chimney sweeping, coal gasification, coal tar distillation, coke fuel production, furniture and cabinet making, secondhand smoke, […]

Written by on November 13, 2015

Home Is Where… the Pollution Is?

For many of us, home is a comfort. It’s where we recharge our batteries after long workdays, where we watch Netflix into the bewitching hour and eat cartons of ice cream without judgment. It’s also a place where we generally feel secure, breathing easily with our doors locked at night. In a world where public […]

Written by on September 14, 2015

For the Love of Art: Upgrade Your Air Filters

When visiting museums, most people focus on the art, not the air around the art, but for those who serve to protect and preserve some of the most important treasures in the history of art and mankind, air quality is a significant factor to consider. Artwork exposed to indoor air pollutants can deteriorate. According to […]

Written by on September 14, 2015

How Air Filters Can Prevent Employee Absenteeism

When hiring employees, business owners attempt to seek trustworthy, hard-working, healthy, energetic, and reliable employees. An employee who is frequently absent is hardly an employee at all. The purpose of hiring extra help is to have extra help, not an empty space where an employee should be. There are many reasons that cause absenteeism in […]

Written by on September 14, 2015

Air Quality and Office Productivity

Many businesses strive to keep their employees healthy and energized because these factors contribute to productivity. These businesses may install coffee makers in the break room, provide food, offer free gym memberships or equipment for employees to use, or—if Google—provide slides between floors and hidden staircases. While these office features (slides?) certainly contribute to employee […]

Written by on September 14, 2015