Trade Ally Network Northwest

Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) entered national discourse during the COVID-19 pandemic, but those of us in the Pacific Northwest were well aware of IAQ issues during our increasingly active wildfire seasons every summer. MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Values) and HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters can provide some protection. How many of us have attached MERV … Continued

Oregon Becomes the Seventh State to Ban Fluorescent Lamps

On July 27, 2023, Governor Tina Kotek signed House Bill 2531 into law in Oregon. This new statute effectively eliminated the sale or distribution of new screw- or bayonet-base type compact fluorescent lamps (CLFs) on or after January 1, 2024. Additionally, the statute expands to prohibit the sale or distribution of new pin-base type compact … Continued