Advantage Airtech Commercial Ltd. Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

What Is Negative Air Pressure?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

clouds-in-skyNegative air pressure inside a building creates problems for both homes and commercial/industrial facilities. The simple description of negative air pressure is that it is when the air pressure inside a building is lower than the air pressure outside it.

This may not sound like a huge problem, but for a commercial or industrial building, negative air pressure can create several major issues that need to be addressed with proper ventilation and air pressure balancing.

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Do You Need Commercial Air Purifiers for Your Business?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

commercial-ventChances are high that the answer to this question is yes. Even most small homes today need to have some type of air purification system to help control the large number of contaminants that build up naturally inside residential buildings, as well as additional defenses against germs, bacteria, viruses, and mold spores. All of these are problems that commercial facilities face as well, and impurities in the air are not only a danger to people within the building, they can harm process and equipment.

Proper ventilation for the building is the first step in ensuring indoor air quality in a commercial property. But commercial filtration and a commercial air purifier in Toronto, ON may also be necessary for the building. The best way to find out which of the many types of purifiers on the market is ideal for your facility is to contact our technicians. We have more than 30 years of experience working with the ventilation and IAQ needs of businesses in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Finding the Right Commercial Air Purifiers for Your Business

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

commercial-air-duct-largeClimate control inside a commercial building is only one part of maintaining conditions that are conducive for process as well as the protection of the health of employees, clients, and other people in a facility. Proper indoor air quality control is essential: from humidity to the removal of dust, the air quality inside a building must present no obstacle against running your business from day to day.

No matter the size of your facility, you should look into installing commercial air purification systems in Toronto, ON. Commercial air purifiers are not “plug-n-play” systems; even residential homes don’t benefit from such simple air purifiers. Commercial grade air purification systems must be matched to the space: its volume, its air circulation, and its usage.

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Improving Commercial Indoor Air Quality—Simpler Than You May Think!

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

commercial-air-duct-largeAir quality inside buildings is often three to four times worse than the air outside. This is the opposite of what most people think when it comes to air quality, which is that air pollution is what occurs outside.

The concern with indoor air quality is severe when it comes to commercial buildings. Equipment and processes in a commercial facility create a large number of airborne contaminants: carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds, smoke, chemicals, even bacteria and mold spores. Proper ventilation is a necessity to remove as many of these pollutants as possible, but facilities often need other IAQ measures.

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The Make-Up Air Unit and Winter Indoor Air Quality

Monday, December 24th, 2018

sun-and-snowflake-badgeDuring winter weather, concerns about the air quality inside commercial and industrial buildings is higher than at any other time of the year—especially in a place like Toronto, where the temperatures stay below freezing for most of the season. Fresh air circulation in a building simply doesn’t happen during cold weather when an indoor facility must be sealed off from the outside, so matter the type of facility.

The lack of fresh air ventilation not only leads to a buildup of indoor contaminants and imbalanced humidity, it can also cause negative air pressure inside a building—too much air exhaust, not enough air brought in. This is where the make-up air unit can be invaluable. If you aren’t aware of make-up air units and their use, we’d like to show you what they may be able to do for you.

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Common Indoor Air Quality Concerns in Commercial Facilities

Monday, November 12th, 2018

virus-microbesYou probably often hear about the importance of indoor air quality in buildings. It applies to commercial facilities, industrial facilities, and homes. You may be more focused on climate control inside your commercial facility, balancing heating and cooling to the ideal levels to provide comfort and protect process. But you cannot afford to ignore commercial indoor air quality in Markham, ON or elsewhere in the Greater Toronto Area.

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