ES mobile app

Coming Soon...our new mobile app!

Using Filtration Systems To Protect Building Environments From Airborne Chemical, Biological, Or Radiological Attacks

October 1, 2005
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
Whether discussing the primary concern of protecting occupants from CBR attack or the secondary benefits of improved system performance, there has never been a better time to get particular about particulates. This article walks the reader through the general objectives, followed by the specific factors one needs to consider to get there. Get the jump on smart upgrades by considering everything from the types of threats and filters to the importance of installation, from life cycle cost to O&M changeout schedules. By CAPT. G. Scott Earnest, Ph.D., P.E., CAPT. Michael G. Gressel, Ph.D., CSP, and CDR Kenneth R. Mead, M.S., P.E.
(and takes less than a minute)



Image Galleries

ES Gallery: Snapshots & Systems

Check out highlights from projects featured in our magazine this year!
3/27/14 11:00 am EST

How to Calculate Backup Power Supply Requirements for Your Facility

On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  


Engineered Systems Magazine

ES April 2014 cover

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 issue of Engineered Systems, with features on backup power supply requirements, cyberattacks, and much more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Design Flaws

Following up on Howard McKew's April "Tomorrow's Environment" column: Have you ever thought twice about reporting problems with another firm's design? What did you do?
View Results Poll Archive


The Green Energy Management Book

Learn from our experts how to evaluate job opportunities, market your services, sell a Walk-through Survey, target areas for an Energy Audit, calculate energy savings, do retrofit work, and win continuing contracts for retrofit work.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas Research ImageWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Tomorrow's Environment Podcast

This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes. Click HERE to be taken to the podcast page!


new Facebook icon Twitter icon YouTube iconLinkedIn icon