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Molekule Launches Its Air Mini+ And Air Pro Air Purifiers In The United Kingdom And Europe

Molekule is bringing its Air Mini+ and Air Pro air purifiers, powered by patented PECO technology, to the United Kingdom and Europe for the first time. Molekule, the globally renowned air purification solutions company that reinvented air purification with its ground-breaking PECO technology, has announced that its award-winning air purifiers will be available to consumers in the United Kingdom and across Europe, directly via Molekule’s website. Expansion in UK and Europe Molekule&rsquo...

Enhancing Smart Buildings With AI

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is a smart buildings’ biggest ally. Without it, a building could hardly be classed as smart. For building owners and managers, AI is imperative to create a secure and comfortable experience for their occupants every day. What a building platform should do is gather data from various sources from the building management system and other smart technologies, to gather it all in one place. The data should then be fed into a flexible, scalable cloud-based platform...

U.S. Department Of Energy’s New Standards And Testing Ahead In January 2023

Every six years, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) reviews how much energy certain home appliances and mechanical systems use and determines if an increase in energy efficiency requirements is justified. New energy conservation standards As a result of the 2017 assessment, the DOE has mandated new energy conservation standards that take effect on January 1, 2023, for all newly manufactured residential and commercial air conditioners, heat pumps, and gas furnaces.  In addition t...

Nomad Go Senses Building Occupancy To Optimize Operation Of HVAC

HVAC systems typically operate on a schedule. Heating, cooling and ventilation systems start and stop at fixed times of the day, scheduled around when and how a building is used. But, shouldn’t the number of occupants in a building or a room have an impact on how the HVAC system operates? Considering occupancy, when addressing HVAC needs, is an especially timely approach, given that building schedules are less predictable now, since the COVID-19 pandemic changed work patterns, possibly fo...

Johnson Controls Shares How To Drive Net Zero Outcomes In Healthcare Facilities

The pandemic not only raised concerns about public health but also increased public awareness of the impacts our buildings have on the planet. A healthcare facility’s purpose is to serve the health of the community and promote public wellness. Hospitals account for 4.4% of global emissions, so to truly protect the health of the community, healthcare leaders need to make sure they are also protecting the planet. Public Health Issue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...

How To Heat Our Homes Without Hurting The Climate

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic is seemingly drawing to a close, living, working and learning at home is set to continue. Under this new normal, home electricity use is expected to double by 2050. Simultaneously, as climate change devastates communities around the world, we are faced with a moral and economic obligation to cut CO2 emissions from houses. Our goal is to build Net Zero houses and we can't get there fast enough. Fossil fuels use in heating systems Many countries continue to rely...

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