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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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)…

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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…

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Cold Weather is Coming… Indoor Air Filtration is Our Saving Grace

Not only does the air in our immediate environments become worse for our health but staying indoors for such long periods of time can wreak havoc on our immune systems and mental health. When people become more sedentary during winter months, our immune systems become less vigilant, and our overall resilience flags. A comprised immune system with less fresh air and worse indoor air quality is a…

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School Reopening: Strategic Success

Thus far in the process, Plan B is the preferred route for many counties in NC. This involves the rotation of select grades and students cycling from online learning to in-person learning throughout the semester.   ASHRAE’s Website gives some helpful information pertaining to required infrastructure updates in schools:  Specialty HVAC systems, such as portable solutions, in Nurse Offices with the following features:  Negative…

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Aviator Brewing Company: A Food Service Industry Application

The owner, Mark Doble, has used his time and resources to establish a Clean Air Zone to his valued customers.  By creating a space protected by air filtration technology, the business has conveyed its dedication to the community. As customers enter the dining room, the TRI-KLEEN™ 500UV can be seen in the middle of the room. This aids filtration effectiveness and provides peace of mind to all who enter. By having…

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