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Public buildings are built for people. Help to protect their occupants against external and internal sources of air contaminants – and improve their comfort, health and productivity.

Public buildings play a vital role in society. In airports and offices, halls and museums, hotels and restaurants, and schools and shopping malls, Camfil's solutions protect against particulate contaminants, unwanted odours and harmful gases.

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

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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Does cold winter weather increase the risk of infection? How to prevent it?

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. Why and is there anything we can do to counteract it?

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Safe schools every day - protecting student health with air purifiers

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 IN THE NETHERLANDS REMOVES FUME AND PARTICLES DUE TO FOSSIL FUEL USING UNIQUE 2-IN-1 AIR FILTER

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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PURIFYING THE AIR AND PROTECTING BARBER SHOP AND SALON CUSTOMERS - EFFECTS OF COVID-19

In barber shops or the salon industry, touch is inevitable, therefore, they need a controlled clean, and positive environment. Air is the most crucial aspect of being indoors and being susceptible to harmful pathogens in a closed environment calls for reflecting actions.

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Dance Studios - Improving the air quality and protecting teachers and students

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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Protecting employees from harmful pathogens and creating an ambient workplace environment using air purifiers

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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TACKLING DUST PROBLEMS AT THE NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTRE OF COMPASS TRANSPORT

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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Protect your warehouse and logistics center with clean air solutions

The benefits of clean air in your warehouse and logistics center is a competitive advantage in the hectic logistics industry. In a clean production environment, there is less downtime, lower energy costs, lower environmental impact and healthier employees, and of course a cleaner and flawless product to send out to the customer.

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MULTINATIONAL FURNITURE GIANT REDUCES PM2.5 & PM1 USING CAMFIL‘S CLEAN AIR SOLUTIONS IN INDIA

Due to extreme pollution, the PM 1 & PM2.5 levels in the capital city of India are reaching an alarming stage. Even inside the office PM2.5 levels were 5 times the safe levels recommended by WHO. With various challenges due to leased premise and building ventilation, Camfil helped this client achieve optimal air quality with air cleaners & purifiers.

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Improved indoor HVAC system can help prevent airborne respiratory viruses

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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Odour Exasperation - Here is what you can do in your restaurant to eliminate odour nuisance & neutralize the air

Restaurants have odours coming from a variety of sources and they all have one thing in common, they spread 'air pollution'. Odours are one of the leading causes of air pollution at restaurants or food courts and the odour profile from a kitchen depends on

Air Quality recommendations for hotels

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

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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ENHANCED ACOUSTICS AS A RESULT OF GOOD INDOOR AIR QUALITY 

Thomann GmbH is the world's largest online and mail order retailer in the music industry for musical instruments, light and sound equipment, with almost 10 million customers in 120 countries and 80,000 products on offer. Due to the daily stock turnover, a lot of dust is generated in the ambient air. This is also a concern with occupational health and safety.

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Air quality recommendations for office spaces

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

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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GLOBAL FAST FOOD RESTAURANT is using dynamic clean air solutions in china

Fast food stores are usually located in a crowded commercial area or building where there are problems such as polluted air, gases, and odours. The fresh air fan units in the ventilation system are often close to the pollution source, i.e., exhaust air of other shops in the building.

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THE STATE Hermitage Museum, Russia

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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HISTORIC Journey of activated carbon and breakthroughs

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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Air filters help gyms stay fit for their visitors

Going to a gym is supposed to keep you healthy – but the air in gyms can be filled with indoor air pollutants and pose a threat to visitors and employees.

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

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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Grocery Store Case Study

Premium air filters help global grocer significantly improve air quality and reduce maintenance costs, waste and storage

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Facilities Managers Guide to Air Filtration

A Facilities Managers Guide choosing low energy air filters offers advice on quick wins to save energy in buildings by choosing the right air filters for the job.

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How is air quality affecting young people?

Students all over the world have been returning to classrooms where we hope they are safe and in an environment conducive to learning.

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Clean Air for World Record Attempt

Camfil partnered with Stockholm School of Economics in order to bring clean air for optimal breathing during the world record attempt for most hours on a double pole ski machine.

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Preserving the past with clean air

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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What is sick building syndrome and why should you care?

The reason understanding SBS is important is a majority of adults spend a minimum of eight hours a day inside an office or work building, and most are indoor for about 90 percent of the time they are awake.

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Hospitals & Healthcare: St. James Hospital Dublin

Case Study: St James Hospital Prevents Aspergillus. Healthcare facilities must maintain the highest levels of cleanliness to promote health and healing. Camfil provides air cleaners for these environments. St. James Hospitaal in Dublin used Camfil for Aspergillus prevention.

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Camfil City M for Offices

City M, equipped with particulate and molecular filters, delivers a healthier indoor environment by removing dust, contaminants and harmful particles in department stores, offices, schools, hospitals and homes.

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How Harmful Is the Air Quality on Airplanes?

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?

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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Norland Managed Services

Case Study: Indoor Air Quality Worth The Investment. This major bank is one of the world‘s largest financial institutions. Norland Managed services are the Facilities Management provider for their 600,000 square feet London office building, in central London.

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UNIVERSITY SEES PROOF OF 24% LOWER ANNUAL ENERGY COSTS USING CAMFIL FILTER VS COMPETING FILTER

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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SCHOOL LEARNS THE BENEFIT OF FRESH AIR

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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