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Mechanical HVAC units provide the best defense against mold due to their filtration, ventilation and dehumidification abilities.
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What is National Indoor Air Quality Month? What You Need to Know about Mold, Allergies and IAQ

Oct. 20, 2023
As National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month comes to an end, it’s important to remember the reasons to keep IAQ top-of-mind.
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Does your regional vulnerability include climate-related fires? It’s not just the fire itself that’s a problem—wildfire smoke is a major concern too.
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Filtering Out Wildfire Smoke: How to Sustainably Manage Indoor Air Quality in a Climate Crisis

Aug. 14, 2023
Wildfires are dangerous, but the fire itself isn’t the only thing putting people and property in peril—smoke is a major problem too. Better indoor air quality starts with filtration...
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This ideation lounge was part of a workplace design project for FactSet Research Systems. For its headquarters relocation, FactSet wanted a productive work environment that would stimulate creative thinking and help attract new talent.

5 Ways to Design, Build and Enable an Equitable Hybrid Workplace

May 31, 2023
An increase in hybrid work is driving new tenant preferences and making it more important than ever to deliver equity in the work environment, no matter where people are working...
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Comfortable, functional space is a must for any worker who needs to pump breastmilk—and as of April 2023, it’s the law for 9 million more workers.
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What a Lactation Room Should Include—And Why It Matters Now

May 26, 2023
The PUMP Act of 2023 requires proper lactation space and break time for employees to pump breastmilk. Here’s what facilities professionals need to know.
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Workers who interact with cleaning products the most—janitors—are more likely to call in sick, underscoring the importance of choosing cleaning products that won't harm them.
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2023 Cleaning Trends in the Workplace

May 24, 2023
No facility manager can afford to take shortcuts when it comes to occupant health. Get a handle on the problem with these 2023 cleaning trends.