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Nortec humidifiers and evaporative cooling systems have been helping improve productivity and health in many commercial and industrial applications throughout the World for over 40 years.
Summer is Here! How to Keep Your Workplace Comfortable and Cool
It’s that time of year again — soaring temperatures, sunny days (mostly), and many an excited local making the most of the beautiful weather. But what about where you work?
How do Architects Influence Occupant Health and Comfort?
Building architects are responsible for conceptualizing high-quality constructions that can stand the test of time.
Spring Cleaning: 5 Ways to Minimize Dust Buildup
No matter where you work, dust buildup can pose serious issues to the cleanliness of your environment, in turn giving you less of a clean bill of health and more of a cause for concern.
4 Great Ways to Reduce the Spread of Germs at the Office
Being sick is no fun no matter what kind of work environment you have. Office life, in particular, can be a breeding ground for infectious bacteria and germs.
Inspect Your Ventilation and Airflow
The way air flows in and around your workplace is essential to battling dust accumulation.
Feeling Stuffy from Spring Allergies? Here’s How to Fix it
Spring is well and truly here, and while many of us have long been itching to soak up the sun and see greenery everywhere, some of us dread this time of year.
What is an Evaporative Cooler?
An evaporative cooler is a system that helps to optimise air moisture as well as temperature. Otherwise known as adiabatic humidification, the process of evaporative cooling involves temperature reduction in water prior to dispersal into the air to provide sufficient relative humidity (RH) control.
3 Influenza Prevention Strategies
Winter 2017/2018 is quickly becoming known as one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory, and there is plenty of scientific proof to support the seriousness of this issue.
Your Guide to Evaporative Cooling and Energy Savings
For commercial entities and industrial facilities, evaporative cooling forms an integral pillar supporting continued business efficiency, output, worker satisfaction and wellness, and greater energy savings resulting in cost-effectiveness.
Sick Building Syndrome | Can Your Office Make You Sick?
Sick Building Syndrome is a very real threat to the operational efficiency of any business or industry. It affects many employees, including during influenza season when there is an increased sense of vigilance regarding flu symptoms.
Everything You Need to Know About Steam Humidifiers
Steam-based humidification systems are capable of compensating for reduced or fluctuating relative humidity (RH) levels at any time of the year, regardless of climate.
Legionnaires Disease and Infection Control
Legionnaires disease is a severe form of pneumonia, consisting of lung inflammation brought on by airborne-based infection. The disease is the direct cause of bacterium known as legionella. This bacterium cannot be transferred from person-to-person contact, but rather through inhalation.
The Relationship Between Dry Air and Viral Infections
Viral infections such as influenza are directly influenced by the quality of an environment’s air, which includes relative humidity levels and temperatures. If relative humidity levels are low – less than 40% RH – the space will effectively become a breeding ground for bacteria and viral infection potentialities.
Humidity for Electronics: How to Cure Paint
For the protection of sensitive electronic equipment and instruments subjected to paint applications, it is always best to encourage a faster paint curing process, and proper humidity control will make this easier to accomplish.
Surprising Effects of Humidity on the Human Body
The process of accumulating humidity in one’s body can lead to a wide array of health and wellness effects.
The Importance of Proper Humidification for Medical Marijuana Growth
Many people rely on prescription medical marijuana to live more comfortably with debilitating diseases or mental health issues such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and as a means of coping with discomfort/pain after surgery.
Humidity and the Defense of our Nations
Proper humidity control plays an exponential role in influencing not only the performance of defense systems but also the defense of our nations themselves.
Your Guide to Psychrometric Chart Properties
Psychrometry involves the study of moisture content in the air.
5 Reasons the Automotive Industry Needs Humidification
The automotive industry, specifically its manufacturing applications, comprises of a wide array of facilities and spaces carefully engineered for different purposes.
Humidify for Electronics: How to Reduce Dust
Keeping your relative humidity (RH) between 40-60% is important, as it minimizes the amount of time dust can spend airborne, forcing it to settle more quickly.
4 Egg Incubator Trends to Decrease Chick Mortality
In egg hatcheries, broiler houses and other environments that depend on proper egg incubation, proper humidity plays a crucial role in safeguarding the lives of the chicks hatched in them.
Nortec's New "The Best Humidifier Guide"
Our Best Humidifier Guide is geared towards providing a thorough understanding of our various methods of humidification, as well as guidance regarding what applications each of our products are best suited for.
3 Benefits of Humidification for Retirement Homes
Much like hospitals, retirement homes are complexes where groups of people who may be especially susceptible to infections congregate.
Humidity for Electronics: Reducing Static Electricity
Environments containing electronics are prone to many issues stemming from inconsistent humidification, and the most dangerous one is static electricity buildup resulting from conditions that are too dry.
Back to School: Why Sufficient Air Hydration Matters
Sufficient air hydration enables the mind and body to work in tandem with one another to overcome threats to health and productivity.
7 Evaporative Cooling System Hacks for Data Centers
Data centers require a highly consistent and reliable source of cooling that doesn’t moisturize environments full of sensitive electronic equipment such as servers and mainframes.
Ensure Wind Energy Manufacturing Consistency with Humidity Control
Wind energy production requires utmost efficiency and consistency in order to remain a viable and effective means of green energy production, and this extends right back to the manufacturing process.
5 Advantages of Home Humidity Control
A home with an ideal humidity level of between 40-60%RH is healthier, more comfortable, safer and cleaner.
Nortec EL Series Steam Humidifiers for Hot Yoga
We have carefully and meticulously consulted with hot yoga studios, fitness professional, and athletic building managers around the world to gain a deeper understanding of the ideal hot yoga studio environment.
Can Better Air Combat MRSA Infections?
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium “superbug” resistant to many antibiotics. While one strain of MRSA is a very common organism in our environment, carried by an estimated 70% of the population, in hospitals there’s another strain of MRSA that is potentially deadly.
7 Benefits of Steam Humidifiers
Excessive humidity can be as equally destructive and negatively impactful as too little. Therefore, it is imperative that temperature and humidity levels are efficiently regulated to ensure favorable living and working conditions.
3 Reasons Why You Need an Office Humidifier
Spending several hours a day working in an office environment without sufficient air humidification can result in a range of health problems for employees, not to mention a reduction in office productivity.
6 Ways to Use Evaporative Cooling
Around the world, evaporative cooling systems such as those manufactured by Nortec are helping to make workplaces and public spaces more comfortable and cost-effective.
Recapping the 2017 Harvard Healthcare Symposium
The first edition of the 2017 Healthcare Symposium took place at Harvard Medical School on May 31, 2017. This landmark event brought together clinicians and engineers to discuss their shared roles in improving patient outcomes by better designing and managing healthcare environments.
4 Ways to Maximize Data Center Cooling Efficiency
Data centers rely heavily on their integrated temperature cooling capabilities to protect against the overheating of electronic hardware such as servers and computer systems.