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Sterling IAQ heads back to China in collaboration with BOMA China

2017-09-26T10:19:31-08:00September 26th, 2017|

Sterling IAQ is pleased to announce that we have once again teamed with BOMA China to deliver indoor air quality awareness training to members in China.  On November 1, 2017, Sterling IAQ will be providing a one day indoor air quality awareness session to the building managers/operators of Shanghai Tower (www.shanghaitower.com).   Shanghai Tower stands in [...]

Too much carbon dioxide may cloud our thinking!

2016-03-01T10:57:08-08:00March 1st, 2016|

This is quite an interesting article because for indoor air quality practitioners, carbon dioxide is a marker for the effectiveness of ventilation of a space.  But now, some researchers are showing that elevated carbon dioxide in the range of only 1,000 ppm can affect our thinking and decision making. And this article again discusses that [...]

Radon in the news – National Post

2015-11-08T15:08:58-08:00November 8th, 2015|

Is it time to include radon testing in your annual proactive IAQ testing program?  Radon is discussed more and more lately and due diligence efforts should possible extend to include radon. National Post Radon Article  

Sterling IAQ teaming with BOMA China on Indoor Air Quality Education

2015-07-24T08:45:30-08:00July 24th, 2015|

Sterling IAQ Consultants Ltd. (Sterling IAQ) has partnered with the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) China to provide indoor air quality education sessions to its members. Michael Glassco of Sterling IAQ and BOMA China have organized two special indoor air quality education sessions ... August 13 in Beijing and August 14 in Shanghai.  The [...]

E-cigarettes and indoor air quality

2016-12-29T15:56:03-08:00May 19th, 2015|

With the increased use of e-cigarettes, studies seem to come out every day (like the one in the link below).  But how does e-cigarette use indoors affect indoor air quality for the non-smokers?  Not much research has been done yet. Should you permit the use of E-cigarettes in your building?  Very tough question to answer. [...]

Mould Exposure

2015-11-05T08:13:15-08:00March 5th, 2015|

Moulds are fungi, naturally found both indoors and outdoors. Except for yeasts, which reproduce by budding, moulds spread by releasing tiny spores into the air. Warm and damp conditions inside your home help mould to grow, resulting in mould spores in indoor air. Read more on this topic