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Recent studies suggest indoor air quality (IAQ) and productivity of employees are related factors. Healthy air quality directly contributes to the performance of staff. 

Better air quality translates to fewer pollutants in the air and more oxygen. Improved oxygen flow to the brain results in better cognitive performance, while symptoms of oxygen deprivation include a decline in cognition. Understanding the relationship between the two topics will help employers improve both air quality and the health and performance of their employees. 

Filtration solutions for hospitals with a focus on the safety of patients and staff

Created Friday, 9 July, 2021

When hospitals choose filter solutions for ventilation, their focus should be efficiency and reliability. Often cheaper solutions do not offer high-efficiency removal, energy savings, robustness and long terms reliability.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT OF VALENCIA INSTALLS AIR PURIFIERS AS PART OF THEIR STRATEGY FOR PREVENTATIVE MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19

Created Friday, 9 July, 2021

Following the project conducted in 2020 to deploy 4,000 Camfil City M air purifiers to protect the schools where more than 100,000 students could benefit from the improved clean air. This measure was implemented by The Department of Education, Culture and Sports of the Valencia region as a measure Against COVID-19. Now the regional government has decided to protect the elderly and vulnerable by having air filtration solutions in the indoor environment.

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Effective HEPA air purifier Solution

Created Friday, 9 July, 2021

Read the report from the University College of Dublin (UCD) as they evaluate the effectiveness of the City M unit in poorly ventilated environments

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Efficient removal of corrosive gases and odorous contaminants from air with CamCarb VG

Created Thursday, 20 May, 2021

CamCarb VG modules with loose-fill media are robust solutions suited for make-up air (outdoor air) and recirculation air systems. The primary use is the control of acidic gases that are responsible for the corrosion of electronics and electrical equipment in heavy process industries such as pulp and paper mills, petrochemical refineries, mining and metal refining operations, and wastewater treatment plants.

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French Retailer Protects Employees

Created Tuesday, 27 April, 2021

French retail giant chooses Camfil solutions to provide a healthy high-quality indoor air free of viruses such as Sars-Cov-2 to their employees.

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IiPM India case study

Created Tuesday, 13 April, 2021

Indian Oil Corporation Training Institute IiPM is using custom range of Camfil products to combat the poor indoor air quality

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education department Valencia protecting schools

Created Thursday, 18 February, 2021

More than 100,000 Valencian students and teachers are now protected against biological agents such as SARS-CoV-2 thanks to our “City M” air purifiers. Camfil HEPA H14 filters are certified according to EN1822 standard and are delivered with their mandatory individual scan test certificate.

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Molecular filtration in Life Science

Created Thursday, 18 February, 2021

Awareness and regulations in the life science and pharmaceutical processes are essential as critical molecules in the mistaken place can cause failure of the production process which can be extremely harsh to the outcome. In the pharmaceutical and life science industries, clean rooms and laboratories are often used for various purposes. These cleanrooms are subject to a high level of cleanliness of numerous particles and molecules

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HEPA FILTRATION-The Changing trends

Created Monday, 1 February, 2021

HEPA filtration is required in a range of different Industries from Pharmaceuticals, Hospitals, Microelectronics and even the Food and Beverage Industry. Learn about the changing trends in HEPA filtration requirements, How HEPA filtration has advanced over the last number of years and how to identify and reduce the associated costs to your clean air requirements

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People Matter 1st - understanding the effect of particulate matter

Created Monday, 1 February, 2021

Two striking facts perfectly illustrate why we need to place air quality at the top of the environmental and human health agenda. First, the quality of the air we breathe has a huge impact on our health and wellbeing; globally, air pollution is the leading environmental cause of shortened life, contributing to the equivalent of 5% of all deaths worldwide. Second, each of us inhales more than 25 million particles with every breath we take; the more contaminants we ingest, the greater the chance of sickness and ill-health.

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Molecular Contamination Control and Sustainability

Created Monday, 1 February, 2021

Molecular Contamination Control (MCC) products remove molecules, gases and vapours from the air that cannot be captured using ordinary particle filters. Molecules are typically 1,000 to 10,000 times smaller than the most penetrating particles that pass through HEPA and ULPA filters.

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What is dust

Created Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Dust is everywhere – in our homes, workplaces, and the surrounding environment. One can be annoyed with the dust piled on the surface of the bookshelf but unfortunately there is a darker side; the dust can cause allergies, health problems, and expensive issues in production processes and equipment.

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Australia fire season unhealthy air

Created Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Last one-month Australia looked like an inferno to rest of the world and the loss cannot be summed only in numbers. Traumatic aftereffects of wildfire are still haunting many, and it is still far from over as authorities have reported that ‘fire season’ may continue till April.

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Air Quality Index

Created Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Metrics matter because you can't manage what you don't measure. Making decisions based on facts rather than emotions or "gut feel" is the only way to manage a situation effectively. That's why an air quality index (AQI) is an invaluable tool in the relentless battle against air pollution.

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Wildfire Smoke Filter Solution Guide

Created Tuesday, 26 January, 2021

As the wildfires continue to blaze all over the world, a vast amount of pollutants is being released into the air. View our solution guide and learn how to protect yourself and you facility during the wildfires season.

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Winter weather increase the risk of infection

Created Monday, 25 January, 2021

During the winter we experience fresh and clear air thanks to the cold but what most people don’t understand is that the air quality changes. The cold climate contributes not only to dry hands, electric hair, and parched mucous membranes, many people experience cold flu, and other sicknesses during the winter.

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Safe schools everyday

Created Monday, 4 January, 2021

For a safe school operation, healthy and virus-free air in the classroom is needed to avoid infections and diseases. Viruses, such as COVID-19, can spread through the air in the form of aerosols. Depending on factors including ventilation rates and particulate levels, these viruses can remain airborne for several hours. Indoor environments can experience a higher concentration of aerosols (high viral load), which can increase the risk of infection.

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Deventer Hospital Netherlands

Created Thursday, 17 December, 2020

The technical service department at Deventer hospital received complaints several times a year about unwanted diesel odours in different parts of the hospital building. Headaches was one the key problem among the laboratory staff. In operating rooms, the problem was significant because the air is circulated directly from the exhaust vent onto the operating table.

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Camfil and SwedCham Singapore initiative

Created Thursday, 26 November, 2020

Camfil Singapore has teamed-up with local education focused enterprise, Curious Thoughts Academy in an innovative partnership programme called SESG, developed by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (SwedCham).

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Dance Studio - Improving the air quality and preventing from harmful pathogens

Created Thursday, 12 November, 2020

In March 2020, Hilton Hall had to close its doors because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. They took their teaching online to help keep life as normal as possible for their students but also started planning the best and safest way of getting the studios open again. The dance studios have no ventilation systems in place which was restricting the number of students being able to return. This is when they contacted Camfil.

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HEPA filters and industry standards

Created Thursday, 5 November, 2020

Filtration is a physical, biological or chemical operation that separates solid matter – and sometimes fluids – from a mixture with a filter medium that has a complex structure through which only certain elements of the air (or fluid) can pass.

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Protecting employees from harmful pathogens

Created Thursday, 22 October, 2020

We spend up to 90% of our time indoors which can easily lead to infecting our surroundings. When we cough and sneeze, we secrete small drops that can spread several meters and stay suspended in the air for a long time. Once the droplets have fallen on surfaces, viruses and bacteria can survive for several days depending on the environment and conditions.

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Compass Transport Netherlands Case Study

Created Thursday, 22 October, 2020

Compass Transport has a storage capacity of 12,000 square meter, where both long term pallet storage and order pickups take place. Since April 2019, the new storage centre in Hardenberg is in use. During the construction of this new centre, Compass Transport took the topic of dust and filtration into the engineering & implementation stage.

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Why high efficiency air filtration is important for food safety

Created Friday, 16 October, 2020

The food and beverage industry is affected by unique air quality challenges that can risk the health and safety of workers, production equipment along with a potential for contamination. Let’s look at how high-efficiency air filters can provide an effective and affordable solution.

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Improved indoor HVAC system can help prevent airborne respiratory viruses

Created Sunday, 16 August, 2020

In a scientific debate, WHO has acknowledged that in the case of COVID-19, airborne transmission could not be ruled out in crowded, closed or poorly ventilated settings. Scientists across the world are looking for more evidence as it may affect many guidelines in the crowded indoor environment.

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CONTROLLING MICROORGANISMS at one OF THE LARGEST GYM CHAINS IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

GO fit Sports Centers were forced to close all its centers in March 2020 when the state of emergency was announced in Spain to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Ingesport Group the parent company of the GO fit brand, contacted us to provide a comprehensive solution to reduce the risks of airborne transmission and infection, facilitating a safer indoor environment.

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Air Quality recommendations for hotels

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

Air quality has always been an important factor for hotels, whether it has been removing odours from kitchen extracts to ensuring a clean environment by reducing particulate levels.

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Air Quality Recommendations for Viruses

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

Air quality recommendations for viruses. How to improve your indoor air quality and protect your staff from the spread of viruses

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Air quality recommendations for office spaces

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

Air quality in your office is important to protecting the health of your employees. Poor air quality can lead to an increased transmission of viruses between employees which can lead to lower productivity and increased sick days in your office

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Air Quality recommendations for Food processing plants

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

Air quality in meat processing facilities is often the forgotten ingredient within their facility. Did you know that Meat processing factories are susceptible to the spread of airborne viruses and microbes? The temperature and humidity requirements along with the production processes lend to the survival of airborne microbes and viruses. This means that the airborne viruses can survive longer in the air than in other facilities.

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Air quality recommendations for gyms

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

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CANCER MORTALITY RISKS IN THE ENVIRONMENT EXPOSED TO AIR POLLUTION & ONE FORMIDABLE WEAPON IN BATTLE - AIR FILTRATION

Created Friday, 7 August, 2020

It’s no surprise that air pollution has also been associated with lung cancer. What is shocking, however, is that bad air can also increase the risk of mortality from other types of sarcoma, including breast, liver, and pancreatic cancer.

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Air Quality recommendations for dental surgeries

Created Wednesday, 29 July, 2020

Reduce fallow time between patients with our dental HEPA air purifiers. Removes contaminants created during dental procedures

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6 tips to ensure you are ready to regain control of air quality at your business

Created Friday, 5 June, 2020

Every business depends on its surrounding environment and understanding the needs truly depends on identifying the problems. One fact that will remain unchanged even after the COVID-19 pandemic storm settles is that 'air travels'. It is important to highlight the potential risks surrounding the business such as air pollution. 

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THE STATE Hermitage Museum, Russia

Created Wednesday, 27 May, 2020

Russia’s iconic landmark, the state hermitage museum is equipped with Camfil’s clean air technology that preserves the legacy of art and culture

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Spring allergies can take over your life – learn how air purification solutions can help 

Created Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

For some of us, spring is not just a wonderful time of the year. With spring come runny nose, sneezing, sniffling, red eyes, itching and fatigue - and many people struggle with getting proper sleep.

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WHAT IS DUST? AND HOW TO ELIMINATE DUST IN THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT 

Created Tuesday, 28 April, 2020

Dust is everywhere – in our homes, workplaces and the surrounding environment. One can be annoyed with the dust piled on the surface of the bookshelf but unfortunately there is a darker side; the dust can cause allergies, health problems and expensive issues in production processes and equipment.

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HISTORIC Journey of activated carbon and breakthroughs

Created Thursday, 9 April, 2020

Activated carbon (also known as activated charcoal) is an exceptionally versatile material that can control the vast majority of molecules that pollute the air – that’s more than 150 million catalogued chemicals.

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Frequently Asked Questions about viruses and filtration

Created Thursday, 9 April, 2020

We have gathered the most frequently asked questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and filtration.

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How Camfil is preventing street level pollution by removing nitrogen dioxide in Hong Kong tunnel  

Created Monday, 16 March, 2020

World’s largest air purification system in a tunnel with an aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 11,000 tonnes annually. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, 92 percent of people in the Asia-Pacific region are exposed to high level of air pollution that pose significant risk to health.

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Reducing the risk of infection through virus by combating the air pathogens 

Created Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Combating the virus in the air. Maintaining a good level of hygiene and covering the mouth with a mask are good ways to stay protected but is this enough? Maintaining a hygienic and sanitary environment along with protection from those infected are vital as the virus thrives in contaminated conditions.

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Absolute V

Created Friday, 21 February, 2020

The new Absolute V HEPA range of air filters is all about making your life simpler, safer and more eco friendly. This is achieved by offering you filters that are extremely light-weight, robust and easy to handle. Filters that provide world-leading protection for your operations.

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why clean air indoors should be in your new year's resolution list 

Created Wednesday, 15 January, 2020

Starting New Year’s with health resolutions is iconic and imperative. Everyone wants to start with training, yoga, eating fresh but no one thinks about breathing ‘clean air’, people often ignore the importance of clean air that is required to stay on top of those resolutions.

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Tips to ensure good indoor air quality 

Created Wednesday, 8 January, 2020

As temperatures plummet and winter weather starts to bite, heating systems are switched on. Well insulated, airtight modern houses are highly efficient at retaining this warmth, but they also keep in less welcome things such as fumes from central heating systems, wood burners and open fires.

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How to improve indoor air quality and productivity

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Studies suggest that indoor air quality and productivity of employees are related. Healthy air quality directly contributes to the performance of staff. In this article, we help define solutions to improve your current IAQ.

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Indoor Air Quality IAQ

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Air contamination consist of particles, gases and vapours that may reduce the well-being and health of humans and decrese the output and efficiency of production processes.

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Give the Gift of Clean Air! Simple tricks to keep your indoor air quality high this holiday season

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

We often discuss solutions for keeping the air inside our workplaces clean from pollutants. But during the holiday season, we have the unique ability to spend time away from work and at home with families.

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Preserving the past with clean air

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Cold weather and winter holidays make the warm, entertaining confines of a museum an attractive prospect. To keep the contents of these artefact filled buildings in good condition, preserving often decades of history.

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PM1: the smallest particles in the air

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

We all know that air pollution is bad for human health. A much less known fact is that new research indicates that the smallest particles in the air are the most dangerous.

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Swedish government takes historical steps to improve residential living with better ventilation and filtration solutions

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

The Swedish government will step up measures to improve the indoor environment in Swedish housing. Enhancing professional competence will be the platform. Better ventilation and filtration technology will be the means.

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Air Pollution Public Awareness on the Rise

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Air pollution is not a new problem. The London smog of 1952 killed an estimated 12,000 people, and in response to it, a Clean Air Act was passed in the UK to combat air pollution. View our infographic to learn more about the risks.

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Indoor Air Quality Forum 2017

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

75 attendees. Seven noted speakers. Four professors. One mission – to discuss the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ). On Monday, September 5, 2017, Camfil AB and Trosa Kommun hosted a full day forum on IAQ.

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Camfil Measures Air on Hornsgatan

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

For several years, Hornsgatan has been designated Sweden's dirtiest street when it comes to air pollution. Hornsgatan is an exposed street when it comes to harmful particles in the air. How does this affect residents?

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Indoor and Outdoor Pollution in Every Day Life

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Exposure to poor air quality is bad for your health and well-being, limiting this exposure can help prevent its impact.

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Spring allergies – make your home a safe haven with Camfil

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

We want to enjoy the spring and nature is undoubtedly good for us overall. We love our pets and like our house to be fresh! In home air cleaners are a great solution.

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Global Moves Aim to Strengthen IAQ

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Two important international initiatives are set to impact on filtration in the home and at work to protect occupants from poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Whether small or large, the end product of our air filters is clean air.

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How Harmful Is the Air Quality on Airplanes?

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Although there are engineering standards that recommend levels of air filtration for airplanes, there is no federal requirement for airplanes to install air filters. Cabins may not be filtered or cleaned in any way.

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How good is the air quality in your office?

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

It's important for us to understand how the air we breathe can affect our long-term health. That's especially true when it comes to office air quality, since most adults spend at least eight hours in these enclosed areas.

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Warehousing & Logistics: DB Schenker

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Case Study: DB Schenker Cleans Distrubution Centre Air. No matter where they are in the world, Camfil’s customers rely on us to protect their employees’ health by improving indoor air quality. Listen to how a world-leading logistics company worked together with Camfil to solve issues within their distribution centre in Norway.

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SCHOOL LEARNS THE BENEFIT OF FRESH AIR

Created Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

A Life Cycle Costing (LCC) analysis proved the Camfil Durafil filter operated at a 24% lower energy cost per year than the Viledon T-60. The Camfil product would save the customer $14 per filter per year versus the alternative.

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