What it Means for Buildings if NYC Considers IAQ Regulations

July 18, 2023

The past couple of months have brought with it warmer temperatures and smokey air. The Canadian wildfires have sparked an immediate concern in buildings’ indoor air quality along the Eastern Coast of North America.

The Wall Street Journal reports that New York City is considering indoor air quality regulations after the most recent wave of wildfire smoke flooding into the city. Officials have recognized that there is better decision making when there is more data available especially when it comes to the health benefits. Building owners, property managers, facility managers etc. must be prepared to start considering the numerous benefits in monitoring your indoor air quality.

Check out this article highlighting what this means for residential and commercial buildings. Let's explore how WellStat can prepare you and your building for iAQ monitoring and all things energy management.

Wellstat is your all-in-one solution for energy management, IAQ monitoring and occupancy tracking. WellStat is used by property and facility management teams to responsibly assure healthy buildings, while lowering operating costs and their carbon footprint. With real time actionable data, enterprise customers are able to customize alerts enabling them to take any corrective measures necessary. WellStat measures, monitors and reports on numerous data points including CO, CO2, NO2, Ozone, PM 1.0, PM 2.5, PM 10, Relative Humidity, VOCs, and more. All of this sensor data is available as API or BACnet IP, via BACnet Cloud at one connection to the BMS. WellStat also has a versatile installation and can meet any clients goal including sensor only, the sensor with a decorative mount for locations where WellStat would be visible and a duct mount version.

With WellStat, customers have the technology they need to deliver healthy and efficient decisions for their buildings including indoor air quality monitoring that would exceed the requirements needed if NYC officials enforce their proposed bills. Learn more about WellStat on our website and check out several of our available resources ready for download.

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