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Indoor Air Quality

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of filtration technology for indoor air quality (IAQ). Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in filtration for IAQ.

Modeling airflow and filtration reveals truths and misconceptions on commonly held beliefs about virus spread

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Perspectives & challenges in IAQ – takeaways from AHR Expo

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The IAQ challenge – where do we go from here?

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Aerosol contaminants with and without barrier curtain

The interior of an airplane is perhaps one of the safest places to be when it comes to avoiding contamination from a virus like COVID-19. This is one of the surprising findings arising from detailed studies of recent so-called “super spreader” events in combination with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling. Together, they highlight the need …

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AHR Expo focus on indoor air quality (IAQ)

I made the trip to Orlando in February for the 2020 AHR Expo. I traveled to this event with the objective of determining the level of interest in an INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry)-sponsored Indoor Air Quality coalition. Walking the show allowed me to meet in person with potential IAQ coalition members from …

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Cityscape with HVAC Equipment

Environmental concerns today often revolve around the outdoor environment – whether it be greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, water security and scarcity, waste disposal and management, and the list goes on. However, the indoor environment is an area where, arguably, there should be more concern, particularly when it comes to air quality. According to …

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digital sensor environment

By Chris Plotz, Director of Education & Technical Affairs, INDA

My name is Chris Plotz. In February, I took on the role of director of education and technical affairs at INDA, The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry. This is a fancy of way of saying I’m the technical guy at INDA, and as such the folks at INDA Media, our b2b publishing arm and umbrella for International Filtration News, asked me if I would be interested in writing a regular column. I accepted the offer, and I thought it would be interesting to kick off what has been dubbed the “Tech Talk” column by touching on the issue of Indoor Air Quality. Why?

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