Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th

2022-06-02T21:00:08+00:00

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th The TCI and Nerva team wish to recognize Cleaner Air for Schools Partners who have taken a leadership role in the Province enhancing the quality of air in classrooms creating healthier, safer more sustainable places to teach and learn. We would like to recognize the facilities teams for their tireless efforts to keep learning and teaching front and centre during the pandemic while meeting the Board’s strategic efforts during such trying times. A little background on Cleaner Air for Schools The Cleaner Air for Schools Program, a combination [...]

Celebrating Clean Air Day with our Partners on June 8th2022-06-02T21:00:08+00:00

St. Clair breathing better thanks to Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program

2022-03-02T17:10:39+00:00

St. Clair breathing better thanks to Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program St. Clair College has taken an important step to improve the quality of its learning and teaching environment by joining the Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program. The Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses (CAFS) program is a collaborative initiative between Nerva Energy, Mohawk College, Thomas Cole Inc., and climate change leaders to help colleges and schools across Ontario deploy solutions proven to improve indoor air quality and ventilation while harvesting energy and carbon savings. The goal of the CAFS program is to increase [...]

St. Clair breathing better thanks to Cleaner Air for Schools and Campuses program2022-03-02T17:10:39+00:00

Renfrew County District School Board Showcases New Ventilation Technology

2021-12-03T03:49:04+00:00

Renfrew County District School Board Showcases New Ventilation Technology Nerva Energy and Thomas Cole Inc. were pleased to co-host a special Cleaner Air for Schools ventilation, demonstration event with the Renfrew County District School Board at Pine View Public School, Petawawa on Wednesday, November 24th. The Board welcomed representatives from the National Research Council, Ottawa Community Housing and Renfrew Victoria Hospital, the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board, local media, among others, to get a first-hand look at school ventilation issues, uncover ductwork deficiencies and learn more about a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) optimization program. Director [...]

Renfrew County District School Board Showcases New Ventilation Technology2021-12-03T03:49:04+00:00

Stories of Resiliency, Reconciliation and hope at ERDI 2021 Fall Conference

2021-10-20T14:37:54+00:00

Stories of Resiliency, Reconciliation and hope at ERDI 2021 Fall Conference Written by: Marie Cresswell Photos by: Marie Cresswell Sharing stories of resiliency, reconciliation and hope promotes inclusive and healthy conversations about reconciliation at ERDI fall conference plenary last week. For many of us the September 30th was a day to wear an orange T-shirt, not for Kevin Chief, it is a day to share stories and invite curiosity and collaboration and encouragement to take risks to share and lead and to make a few mistakes along the way. The Conference took place at Chateau Montebello, [...]

Stories of Resiliency, Reconciliation and hope at ERDI 2021 Fall Conference2021-10-20T14:37:54+00:00

Cleaner Air for Schools Receives 2022 Clean 50 Top Project Award

2021-10-05T20:30:14+00:00

Cleaner Air for Schools Receives 2022 Clean 50 Top Project Award Written by: Juan Malvestitti The Cleaner Air for Schools (CAFS) program was born from a COVID-19 pandemic task-force, comprised of award-winning engineers and indoor air quality specialists. The key objective of this program was to develop a solution that could help schools increase airflow and improve indoor air quality without sacrificing their energy performance goals and greenhouse gas emissions reduction benchmarks. Ontario schools have unquestionably had their share of ups and downs. From online learning, to student cohorts, the 2020/2021 school year proved to be a roller-coaster [...]

Cleaner Air for Schools Receives 2022 Clean 50 Top Project Award2021-10-05T20:30:14+00:00

School boards received $700M for facility improvements, but are kids returning to healthier schools?

2021-10-01T17:25:00+00:00

School boards received $700M for facility improvements, but are kids returning to healthier schools? Ontario schools have definitely had their share of ups and downs. From student cohorts, to online learning, the 2020/2021 school year proved to be a roller-coaster of new experiences. As parents and students adapted to a myriad of public health measures, including facemasks and social distancing, school facilities were faced with unprecedented operational challenges. From the onset of the pandemic, school officials and facility managers have inherently become pseudo epidemiologists, working around the clock, implementing new measures to improve indoor air quality. The American [...]

School boards received $700M for facility improvements, but are kids returning to healthier schools?2021-10-01T17:25:00+00:00

Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-19

2021-06-08T18:45:39+00:00

Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-19 BY CHRIS JONES AND NADIA PFLAUM, KUTV KUTV — For Jackie Rawlins and her family, the beginning of 2020 seemed like the perfect time for a new beginning. They moved to Utah from Idaho in March, excited for a new chapter. Then COVID-19 upended the world. “It was a weird time for everybody, trying to figure out what that meant,” said Rawlins. She and her family had so many questions. Where would she work, and more importantly, where would her kids go to school? “We started researching [...]

Utah charter school says their HVAC system prevents spread of COVID-192021-06-08T18:45:39+00:00

Active air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure

2021-06-08T18:38:40+00:00

Lloyds of London installs innovative air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure More and more organisations, like Lloyd’s, are waking up to the power of air purification technology for combatting COVID-19 Renowned insurance and reinsurance market, Lloyds of London, is installing innovative air purification technology into all of its UK offices so that staff members can return safely to work. Founded in 1688, Lloyds has become a pioneer in the insurance industry and over the last 330 years has established itself as the world’s leading market for specialist insurance. Like millions of UK businesses, the firm has been [...]

Active air purification technology to make its offices COVID-secure2021-06-08T18:38:40+00:00

Momentum – Future leaders

2021-06-08T18:42:29+00:00

Mohawk College launches Climate Change Leaders, which will see students learn through real-world data Ten school boards have made commitments to set carbon reduction goals and to partner with Mohawk College to bring climate change curriculum and awareness of low-carbon alternatives into elementary and secondary classrooms. Climate Change Leaders will see Mohawk introduce micro-credits in climate change in which students learn from the energy use data collected in their schools and boards. The goal is to both create understanding of sustainability beginning at a young age and to generate interest in low-carbon trades as a future career path. The [...]

Momentum – Future leaders2021-06-08T18:42:29+00:00
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