As people around the world adjust to a new normal, the health of the buildings and how they influence personal health is critically important. Carrier introduced its Healthy Buildings Program in Europe, an expanded suite of advanced solutions to help deliver healthy, safe, efficient, and productive indoor environments across key verticals including commercial buildings, healthcare, hospitality, education, and retail.
In support of this, Carrier launched to help customers consult with Carrier’s experts to take advantage of the broad range of healthy building technologies. Carrier is a part of Carrier Global Corporation a foremost global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.
Enabling Healthy and Safe Indoor Environment
“COVID-19 has reinforced the important role that buildings play in helping to ensure and protect public health,” said Didier Genois, Vice President and General Manager, HVAC Europe Air Conditioning.
“As people return to work, hotels greet guests, schools’ welcome back students and stores reopen, indoor air quality and safe buildings are of paramount importance. For the economy to successfully recover, people need to have trust in the safety of the buildings they are entering. New technologies like microscopic filtration systems have gone from nice-to-have conveniences to must-have protections. The Carrier Healthy Buildings Program can help enable healthier and safer indoor environments as we get back to our new normal.”
As a founding member of the International WELL Building Institute, Carrier has long been an industry front-runner in enhancing building health to promote personal health. Now, it’s essential that the world have the solutions and services that enable healthy environments.
Solutions & Services To Improve IAQ
Healthy Buildings Program will draw from a comprehensive suite of solutions and services designed to help improve IAQ “The company that invented modern air conditioning is uniquely positioned to deliver healthy building expertise,” said Rajan Goel, who leads Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program as the head of Carrier’s Building Solutions Group. “Through the Healthy Buildings Program, Carrier’s experts will work closely with customers to not only design but operate, maintain and upgrade buildings that protect what’s most important – the health of those inside.”
Carrier’s Healthy Buildings Program will draw from a comprehensive suite of solutions and services designed to help improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), increase outside air ventilation. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
Carrier Healthy Building Services
Through its new BluEdge service platform, Carrier is able to deliver best-in-class service and aftermarket offering. Leveraging our unmatched product expertise, the BluEdge service platform provides customers with superior service throughout the lifecycle of their HVAC equipment. Carrier offers expert services such as consultation, implementation, and continuous monitoring.
These services can enable customers to restart, operate, maintain and upgrade their buildings safely and efficiently. These include:
- IAQ Assessment to test air quality and develop and implement upgrades to help ensure optimal filtration, ventilation, airflow, and controls. Carrier experts can also develop and implement company-wide IAQ engineering standards.
- Carrier Healthy Building Technologies: In addition to Carrier’s comprehensive HVAC, fire, security, and controls product offering, Carrier’s Healthy Buildings offering includes:
- Filtration technologies, available in new equipment and for retrofits, include various terminal filters, HEPA filters for particulate matter. Carrier also offers devices using UVC light and bipolar ionization, which are intended to target pathogens, and UV photocatalytic oxidation to help remove volatile organic compounds and improve IAQ.
- OptiCleanTM 39UV Negative Air Machine creates pressure to prevent air from spreading to different sections of a building. If the negative pressure is not required, the machine can be used as an air “scrubber” to pull air in, remove contaminants and discharge cleaner air back into a room.