Product and Industry Coverage

Armstrong Helps Transform Iconic Chicago Hospital Into Hotels

For more than 100 years, Chicago’s Cook County Hospital was one of the leading healthcare institutions in America and considered one of the world’s great teaching facilities. The massive 3,000 bed facility and complex attracted patients from around the world for innovative treatments and advanced care. However, it was determined in the early 2000s that […]

Greenheck Introduces ABD-Z2 Automatic Balancing Damper for Zone Register Terminals

SCHOFIELD, Wisconsin – The ABD-Z2 is the latest addition to Greenheck’s line of automatic balancing dampers that provide precise airflow regulation for energy efficient indoor air quality. The ABD-Z2 is an integrated automatic balancing damper (ABD) with an adjustable set point controlled by an electric actuator (24V or 120V). The unit can toggle between two pressure […]

New Open-Style Upper-Room UV C Luminary Designed for Tall Ceilings

Santa Clarita, CA — The GLO UV‑C disinfection upper-room fixture series from UV Resources now includes two new open-style luminaries designed to irradiate and inactivate airborne pathogens in occupied spaces with high ceilings (12-feet and taller). The GLO “open” fixtures for tall spaces direct UV energy upward and outward to create an intense zone of ultraviolet […]

Nanotouch Releases Clean Workstation Kit

FOREST, Va. – Nanotouch Materials, the leading provider of green, self-cleaning surfaces, today announces the release of Clean Workstation Kits to help create a more hygienic work environment as employees continue to return to the workplace. The kits include a variety of products that employ Nanotouch’s self-cleaning surfaces that work 24/7 to oxidize all organic […]

Zurn Launches New 500XL3 Pressure Reducing Valve

MILWAUKEE, WI – Zurn Industries, LLC announces the release of the new Zurn Wilkins 500XL3 Pressure Reducing Valve. The new Zurn Wilkins 500XL3 Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) has a patented integral venturi enabling the valve to have best-in-class flow performance. It also has the shortest lay length and is the most compact PRV on the market […]

Garland’s Cool-Sil Fluid-Applied Membrane System Restores Roof Performance

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Garland’s newest fluid-applied membrane system Cool-Sil extends the life of aging single-ply, modified bitumen and metal roofs. This liquid rubber membrane significantly enhances watertight performance and eliminates the need for a full replacement, saving facility managers and building owners time and money while also reducing environmental impact. Cool-Sil provides ponding water resistance, […]

OSHA, ‘Elevator Industry Safety Partners’ Renew Alliance to Address Safety Hazards

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and a group of elevator industry stakeholders known as the “Elevator Industry Safety Partners” collectively have signed a five-year alliance agreement to renew their commitment to protect nearly 75,000 workers who construct, install, repair and maintain elevator industry conveyances. OSHA’s 10 regions nationwide will participate […]

ASHRAE Recognizes Outstanding Achievements of Members at the 2022 Winter Conference

ATLANTA – ASHRAE recognized the outstanding achievements and contributions of members to the Society and the built environment industry during its 2022 Winter Conference in Las Vegas. “Congratulations to all of ASHRAE’s Honors and Awards recipients,” said 2021-22 ASHRAE President Mick Schwedler, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, LEED AP. “Your service to the global built environment and […]

Greenheck’s QEI Mixed Flow Fan Offers News Construction Options for Corrosive or Flammable Environments

SCHOFIELD, Wisconsin – Greenheck’s QEI mixed flow fans are now available with aluminum and spark resistance Type A material construction options. The expanded construction material offering combined with the QEI’s high efficiency mixed flow wheel makes it a great solution for challenging exhaust air applications. The aluminum material option including an aluminum mixed flow impeller wheel, […]

AVANGRID Earns WELL Health-Safety Rating for 17 Workspaces

ORANGE, Conn. — AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company, has met a major milestone in the pursuit of building safe and healthy workplaces for its employees. The company is now WELL Health-Safety Rated across 17 of its workplaces, covering more than 80% of its employees. This achievement marks AVANGRID’s ongoing efforts to […]