HVAC

Stay dry to stop mosquitoes this summer

Stay dry to stop mosquitoes this summer

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Not only has summer brought along its signature heat, but the season also has dumped heavy rainfall in many regions across the country. The resulting weather has been good news for mosquitoes, - and bad news for facility managers who may hear the high-pitched buzzing of a mosquito infestation closing in, especially in parking areas, outside picnic areas and recreational areas.

Building for life: The future of better building performance

Building for life: The future of better building performance

Nursing homes and long-term care facilities are a target-rich environment for energy efficiency improvements, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which notes that residential facilities consume more energy than schools and about the same amount as office buildings per square foot of occupied space.

Be ready for flies this spring

Be ready for flies this spring

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You may have noticed lately that there is more than spring in the air. With the warmer weather comes a wealth of pest activity, which can include flies looking for a free meal at your long-term care or assisted living facility.

New repellent gel helps deter pest birds

New repellent gel helps deter pest birds

Bird-B-Gone recently unveiled Bird-OFF Clear Gel. The product is a repellent gel that is intended to keep pest birds away. Birds have a natural distaste for sticky things, making Bird-OFF Clear Gel ideal for any surfaces birds may congregate or roost on, including pipes, HVAC units, conduits, I-beams, and ledges.