Articles Tagged with ''indoor air quality''

Winning the Battle Against Carpet Odor

Removing odor from carpet is a constant challenge for the cleaning professional.

While carpeted surfaces provide facilities and households with comfortable indoor environments, they also serve as a very strong magnet for foul odors.


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IAQ Market Revenue Expected to Rapidly Increase

The forecast says that worldwide revenue will grow by about 80% to an estimated $5.6 billion

According to a forecast from Navigant Research, as reported in Environmental Leader, the indoor air quality market is expected to rapidly increase by 2020. 


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Vacuuming Carpet – Why it Matters: Part II

For years, I have maintained that neither carpet owners nor professionals vacuum carpet effectively

Fifty-five minutes of vacuuming. 


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ProTeam Joins LUNG FORCE to Stress Importance of IAQ

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ProTeam has joined American Lung Association’s “LUNG FORCE” to fight against lung cancer in women, the next step in ProTeams long-standing educational partnership with the American Lung Association to educate the public about the importance of healthy indoor air, according to a press release.


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Vacuuming Carpet - Why it Matters: Part I

I spent 55 minutes vacuuming my carpet at home yesterday. Fifty-five minutes!

 Having attended a number of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) courses in the past few years, and having taught that subject for several years myself, I’m what you’d call a little paranoid about household maintenance and cleaning.  


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IAQA Announces 2014-15 Board of Directors

The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Board of Director held its annual election of officers for the 2014-2015 term at the IAQA 17th Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on March 16.


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IAQA Announces New Mission Statement, Pillars of Engagement

IAQA has launched several new programs bolstering its activity, including a membership drive

The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has announced the adoption of a new Mission Statement and Pillars of Engagement for the organization, according to a press release. 


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AIHA, AIHA Registry Programs and IAQA Ink MOU to Develop Body of Knowledge and Registry

IAQA, AIHA, and AIHA Registry Programs, LLC, will define the skills and knowledge a competent person should possess and be able to demonstrate in the area of indoor air quality practice

On Monday, May 20, the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA), the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) and AIHA Registry Programs, LLC, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will lead the way toward joint development of a registry for qualified indoor air quality (IAQ) practitioners, according to a press release. 


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IICRC Notes 7 Strategies for Reducing Asthma Triggers

May is Asthma Awareness Month

As the most common chronic disease, asthma affects more than 35 million people, including 6 million children.


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NADCA, IAQA Enter into Multi-Faceted Agreement

The two associations will work together to provide educational opportunities and resources to professionals in the industry.

According to a press release, the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) have entered into a multi-faceted agreement that marks the beginning of several long-term cooperative programs.


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