Sick Building Syndrome: The Triggers
For any given case of sick building syndrome (SBS), the trigger can be hard to pinpoint.
In fact, the mystery is part of the very definition of the syndrome.
The U.S. Environmental Protection agency defines SBS as…
The Headaches of Sick Building Syndrome
Sick building syndrome may sound like one of those nebulous conditions supported by questionable science.
Far from it.
Sick building syndrome is a cluster of medical symptoms that are triggered by exposure to indoor air pollutants and linked to time spent in a particular building.
Novaerus Air Purification Technology Installed in 80% of Ambulances in Seoul
Novaerus plasma technology protects ambulance drivers and their passengers from infection.
Earlier this month, a team from Novaerus visited the Gwangjin 911 Fire & Emergency Station, one of the many fire stations in Seoul with ambulances equipped with the Novaerus technology.
Urban Air Pollution –
It’s Common Scents
For most schools and employers, air pollution isn’t high on the list of concerns. After all, car exhaust and gas fumes aren’t fouling the air inside classrooms and cubicles. Even those idling yellow school buses have cleaned up their act; today’s buses are 60 times cleaner than those built a generation ago.
Yet students, staff, and employees actually do face an air quality threat — from pollutants wafting about indoors.
Asthma, Allergies, and Absenteeism
Given the huge toll the flu takes on schools, it’s always a relief for staff when winter fades into spring and the elm trees start blooming. Except for this: the end of flu season means the beginning of allergy season.
Fever and chills may be over, but runny noses, itchy eyes, and sneezes are in store for millions who walk the K-12 hallways or join circle time at preschool.
Webinar: Proven Strategies for Preventing the Flu from Spreading at Your School
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST
With the worst flu season in decades impacting the health and attendance of students and staff at schools around the world, Novaerus and Hillyard are proud to host this free live webinar with renowned expert in infectious disease, Dr. Werner Bischoff from Wake Forest School of Medicine.
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Norovirus Takes Center Stage at the Winter Olympics
February 15, 2018 –The alley-oops, 1440s, and triple axels weren’t the only aerial feats in evidence at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
While the athletes were defying gravity on skis, snowboards and skates, a ruthless pathogen — the norovirus — was stealthily demonstrating its own airborne prowess.
Novaerus and German Partner Kaneka Meet Irish Prime Minister
Seattle, WA – April 18, 2017 – Earlier this month, Novaerus and German partner Kaneka had the privilege of meeting with An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny. The meeting took place in Frankfurt during a trade mission.
Plasma Air International Helps Washington State Casino Reduce Odors and Improve Indoor Air Quality
Stamford, CT, USA, April 11, 2017 – Plasma Air International, the leading innovator in indoor air quality solutions, announces that it has enabled Lucky Dog Casino to manage the presence of tobacco smoke for a healthier indoor air environment.
Novaerus Signs New Partnership with French Company Azelies
Seattle, WA – March 16, 2017 – Novaerus celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a day early with a contract signing ceremony at the Irish Embassy in Paris. The contract secured a partnership with Azelies, a French company dedicated to revolutionizing access to medical equipment.
Plasma Air International Helps Upstate New York Casino Reduce Odors and Improve Indoor Air Quality
Stamford, CT, USA, February 21, 2017 – Plasma Air International, the leading innovator in indoor air quality solutions, announces that it has assisted the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) to achieve a healthier indoor air environment.
Irish-Based Novaerus and Vinamedical Perform Signing Ceremony in Hanoi, Vietnam
Dublin, Ireland – November 7, 2016 – Today, Novaerus and their local strategic partner Vinamedical recognized the introduction of Irish-based Novaerus technology in Vietnam with a signing ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
Susque-View Honored with “Innovation of the Year” Award with Implementation of Novaerus Technology
Raleigh, NC – November 3, 2016 – Last week, Susque-View Home was honored with a rare award combination in the Long Term Care industry for both excellence and innovation.
Novaerus Encourages Healthcare Professionals to Pledge Commitment to Clean Air
Raleigh, N.C. – August 8, 2016 – Novaerus today introduces a call to healthcare, education and hospitality professionals to pledge their commitment to clean air through total annihilation of invisible threats.
Independent Lab Finds Novaerus Plasma Kills 99.9% Flu Virus on Contact
Raleigh, N.C. – October 11, 2016 – Aerosol Research and Engineering Lab conducted an independent study with the Novaerus NV900 and found it effective in killing the airborne MS2 virus, a surrogate for influenza.