Air Filtration in Schools: Our Greatest Defense Against Covid-19

Schools have made many steps to keep their students safe but, as we learn more about the Covid-19 virus, we must change our protocols. Research from Johns Hopkins University describes how daily “deep cleanings” that many schools have implemented are disruptive and not as effective for slowing the spread of Covid -19 as proper ventilation….

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Air Filtration in Schools: Our Greatest Defense Against Covid-19

Schools have made many steps to keep their students safe but, as we learn more about the Covid-19 virus, we must change our protocols. Research from Johns Hopkins University describes how daily “deep cleanings” that many schools have implemented are disruptive and not as effective for slowing the spread of Covid -19 as proper ventilation....

Big Things are Happening in the Fuel Cell Market: Are You Ready?

Huge car manufacturers like BMW, Toyota, Hyundai, and Honda are introducing new developments in the fuel cell market. The Toyota Mirai XLE, one of the first hydrogen cars, has a range of 402 miles and 72 miles per 1 kilogram of hydrogen. These features make this model very appealing to consumers, but it is only…

Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Changing the Course of Our Climate Crisis

Fuel cells can be utilized in all energy sectors; commercial, residential, industrial, and transportation, and the PROTECT+ion Omniflow is adaptive to any system. It has the capacity to be fitted into a variety of applications in any orientation to meet any need. Specific applications consist of transportation, material handling, and emergency backup power applications, according…

Air Filtration in Hospitals: Protecting our Most Vulnerable Individuals

Individuals in hospitals have weakened immune systems making them even more vulnerable to particles that we cannot see. Even individuals in waiting rooms or those just coming for a routine checkup should feel protected from airborne illnesses in hospitals. Even when a building appears clean there are particles in the air that can make you…

How Will your Office Change in Summer 2021?

Portable Air Filtration In general, installing portable HEPA filtration is less expensive, and equally effective as long as it meets the proper space requirements. ASHRAE recommends portable HEPA filtration as an alternative. Our TRI-KLEEN 500UV includes a MERV-8 pre-filter, a cylindrical HEPA filter to trap viruses and particles, and a UV-C germicidal bulb to inactivate viruses and…

Choosing an Indoor Air Cleaner

ASHRAE recently released guidelines for in-room air cleaners for reducing COVID-19 in the air. In these guidelines they explain the HEPA, UV-C and UV-PCO technologies.  HEPA (High efficiency particulate air) filters remove particles, which include particles that contain microorganisms and viruses. U-VC Germicidal air cleaners kill viruses and microorganisms in the air, but do not…

i2M at the NSPMA Conference

For this show, we joined forces with our favorite air quality monitoring company, qlair! They’re one of our sister companies innovating in the air quality monitoring sector. Their best-in-class sensors track numerous air quality parameters, combining them with their powerful analytics to integrate into building maintenance solutions. qlair’s CEO, Dr. Ellie Amirnasr, had the opportunity…

Water Trends for 2021: What you Need to Know

Digitalization Shifts Ramp Up This may be a surprise to none, but we’re living in a world of increasing digitalization. The digital water market is no different, considering it’s the fastest growing and highest opportunity space in the industry. This allows utilities and treatment facilities to have access to large quantities of data, giving them…

Looking Back at 5 Years of i2M

We asked Stu to bring us up to speed on our humble beginnings. Under new direction at MANN+HUMMEL, decentralization of the Research & Development (R&D) department was occurring, and we needed something new. For the first time in MANN+HUMMEL’s history, we were getting into fundamentally new topics for research. A place was needed between R&D…

Why You Should Convert your Material Handling Equipment to Fuel Cell

Fuel cell material handling equipment have a whole toolbox full of benefits over their battery electric counterparts. For starters, the power units operate at a consistent level throughout the shift, whereas battery electric forklifts encounter power sag as their charge is depleted. The refueling infrastructure needed for hydrogen fuel cells uses space more efficiently than…

A Clean Air Zone Solution: Powered by qlair

Who is this for?  The i2M TRI-KLEEN™ 500UV powered by qlair is for businesses of all applications with high-personnel contact and individual spaces occupied by employees. Doctor’s offices, offices, retail-spaces, schools, nursing homes, and any other application where you have large gathers of people will benefit from this clean air solution. With the ability to purify up to 3000 cu. ft., the unit(s) and sensor(s)…

Clean Air in the Workplace

Intelligent systems that monitor air quality in real time and provide feedback to your personal devices are an exceptional addition to this machine. Solutions from qlair, a Raleigh start-up and sister company under the MANN+HUMMEL Group, are easy to implement around your building. Air quality sensors monitor your space continuously and provide actionable insights for business use. Strategically placed, facility management can identify trends in…

Sustainability & The Future of Ion Exchange Filters

Many of you in industry are familiar with how ion exchange filters work. What you may not know, however, is how they are leading the push towards more sustainable energy consumption in our transportation industries. Ion exchange filters and their systems are used in fuel cell coolant loops to remove ions in order to keep conductivity low.   Companies such as Honda…

Join i2M & MANN+HUMMEL at the 2019 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition

The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition is the longest running and most comprehensive fuel cell and hydrogen energy industry conference in the U.S. The Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition (FCS&EE) brings together hundreds of international manufacturers, fuel providers, customers, policy makers, supply chain, integrators, academics, investors, media, and other key stakeholders – you…

Forze Racing’s Hydrogen Electric Race Car Beats Petrol-Powered Competition

Forze VIII race car Source: Forze First Fuel-Cell to Beat Petrol-Power in an Official Race  Fast forward to 2019 and their “Forze VIII”, a hydrogen electric Le Mans style prototype, is quite competitive. It is an upgraded version of their seventh car and shares nothing but the LMP3 monocoque. A 700-bar hydrogen system was added, along with a total redesign of suspension and wiring.  With these…

First Ever Race Completed in Fuel Cell Race Car

On August 18th, 2018 the Forze VIII was the first hydrogen race car to ever compete in a Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) certified race. While competing against petrol-powered vehicles in the sport division of the Supercar Challenge, the Forze VIII finished sixth place out of seven competitors. The race was 60 minutes plus an…

Fuel Cell Store Welcomes PROTECT+ion Omniflow

The Fuel Cell Store promotes greener lifestyles, cleaner energy solutions, and environmentally sustainable commerce by providing fuel cell and renewable technology education, research and implementation.  You can find anything from Fuel Cell Model Car kits for STEM education, to Ion Exchange Filters for industrial purposes. Ion exchange filters protect equipment from excessive ionic charges, by…

Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Expo 2017

The Story Behind Our PROTECT+ion Omniflow

What is Fuel Cell? The Future of Clean Energy!

According to the US Department of Energy, “A fuel cell uses the chemical energy of hydrogen or another fuel to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity.” There are many types of fuel cells, such as polymer electric membrane (PEM) fuel cells, direct methanol fuel cells, alkaline fuel cells, phosphoric acid fuel cells, molten carbonate fuel cells,…

How to Maximize your Dollars for Covid-19 Protection in Schools

Keeping Faculty, Staff, and Students Safe! Plexiglass Barriers Installing plexiglass barriers is an effective way to facilitate distancing within a classroom setting. They prevent large respiratory droplets from a person in close contact with the barrier and provide physical distancing within the environment. However, they do not protect against all possible modes of transmission, such…