Are You Prioritizing IAQ Efficiently?

April 22, 2021

The importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) has truly changed. IAQ is now seen as a critical factor in determining the overall health of your building and addressing the well-being of those who occupy it. Even prior to 2020, EPA studies of human exposure to air pollutants [i] indicated that indoor levels of pollutants may be two […]

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No Silver Bullets for Indoor Air Quality

March 30, 2021

In the past year we have faced many challenges, not the least of which has been a global health crisis which continues to take its toll on our communities. The pandemic has raised awareness of the general indoor air quality (IAQ) topic, including not only aspects related to pathogens like the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but also […]

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Building Upgrades and Technologies to Improve your Schools’ Indoor Air Quality

March 8, 2021

How optimizing your school’s HVAC system can help address health risks. As a school district leader, we know you’re facing numerous challenges and questions around when to reopen your school and how to do it safely. Like you, we want to put the well-being of our kids and teachers first. We’ve been serving school districts […]

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Introducing: Wellsphere™, Trane’s Holistic Approach to Building Wellness

December 18, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has likely permanently increased the importance of indoor environmental quality (IEQ) – the holistic quality of the conditions inside a building and how they affect occupants. Building owners – along with the engineers and contractors who support them – are now expected to address IEQ and the wellness of building occupants in […]

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Commercial Indoor Air Quality: Best Practices and Trends

December 14, 2020

Operating buildings in a pandemic-focused world is no easy task. Considerations for occupation levels, sanitation, airflow and energy use are just some of the immediate areas building owners and managers are placing their efforts. For many, activities to identify and improve a building’s indoor environment (including its air quality) are paying off. There have been […]

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Cold Ahead: Prepare Your Facility Now

November 12, 2020

With 2020 driving unprecedented demands – at work and home – you may not yet have prepared your building for colder days. There’s still time! Here are a few tips and recommendations from Trane® building professionals that can help you save energy and lower your utility bills during the colder months ahead. Understand building changes The […]

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Avoid the Filter Frenzy: Take a Methodical Approach to IAQ

November 5, 2020

More popular than “toilet paper in April.” That’s how a recent CNBC story[1] described the current shortage in high quality air filtration systems, many of which are currently back ordered. Due to COVID-19 and the subsequent ASHRAE® guidance[2] to upgrade filtration to MERV 13 or greater, demand for MERV 13 pleated filters has hit unprecedented […]

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IAQ can’t wait. Federal funding can help schools move forward.

October 15, 2020

Typical American Elementary School Indoor air quality (IAQ) in schools is more important than ever. Education experts have known for a long time that good IAQ is an important part of the learning environment. Now the CDC reports, “Transmission of coronavirus occurs much more commonly through respiratory droplets than through objects and surfaces.”[1] Upgrading HVAC […]

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Trane Helps Bring K-12 Students Back to School with Indoor Air Quality Solutions

October 8, 2020

Offerings address critical school needs for indoor air quality assessments, air and surface cleaning technology, and funding support. Oct. 06, 2020 – As the school year progresses in various formats, Trane® – by Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator – introduces expanded services to help schools evaluate, implement and fund indoor air quality […]

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Trane® Trends: Adapting to new building priorities

September 18, 2020

Each Trane employee views our industry through a personal lens of career and life experiences. It makes us stronger as a whole. As we talk to customers today, it’s easy to recognize they’re being asked to think differently. Our products and services must also morph to meet these new challenges and opportunities. What used to […]

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