Breathing Exhaust Emmisions
In 2007 new regulations in the Clean Air Act mandated diesel-powered vehicles manufactured after 2007 be outfitted with diesel particulate filtration (DPF) systems to reduce carbon emissions. The biggest misconception with DPF filtration is the exhaust emissions are safe to breathe. Indeed, there is a noticeable difference, those plumes of smoke emitted out the tailpipe are a thing of the past, but the exhaust is not safe to breathe.Read More
Industrial Ventilation Design
Is it the dust collector, the fan or the duct system that is improperly designed or installed? We receive phone calls and emails all the time stating, “The system doesn’t have enough suction.” or “The duct collapsed.” The reality is most of the time it is the result of HVAC contractors installing heating and ventilating duct design principles in an industrial ventilation application.Read More
Vocational Schools embark on more hands-on lab time, requiring more ventilation support.
As Vocational schools are refocusing on the trades and building and expanding welding schools as part of this renaissance. The hazards of breathing welding fume are documented and regulations pertaining to exposure levels are becoming more stringent. Students are not only learning how to weld but how to weld safely and protect themselves from welding fume exposure.Read More
Female Firefighters Face Same Cancer Risks as their Male Counter Parts
A study showing female firefighters face the same cancer risks as male colleagues followed a spate of breast cancer diagnoses in the San Francisco Fire Department.Read More