How Does BioProtect Protection Work?

The active ingredient in BioProtect polymerizes to all surfaces and is both colorless and odorless.

Think of BioProtect as a layer of electrically charged swords.  When a microorganism comes in contact with the treated surface, the quaternary amine sword punctures the cell membrane and the remnants are then electrocuted.

Since nothing is transferred to the now dead cell, the antimicrobial does not lose it’s strength and the sword is now ready for the next cell to contact it.  (NOTE: Normal cleaning of the treated surfaces is necessary in order for the BioProtect   antimicrobials to continue their effectiveness.  Dirt buildup,  paint, dead microbes, etc. will cover the treatment prohibiting it from killing microorganisms.)

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Edifice Complex Podcast Adam Muggleton & Robert Bean

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Microbiomes of the Built Environment – Public Panel Discussion

Microbiomes of the Built Environment – Public Panel Discussion

Please click above to watch an archived recording of the Microbiomes of the Built Environment public panel discussion, featuring committee members Jonathan Allen, Diane Gold, Vivian Loftness, and Jordan Peccia.   Watch here...

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Parents sue AISD over daughter’s health problems from mold exposure

Parents sue AISD over daughter’s health problems from mold exposure
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A lawsuit filed Monday against the Austin Independent School District claims a 5-year-old girl suffers from acute allergies after being exposed to mold at her east Austin school.The lawsuit, filed by the girl's parents, Jennifer Matos and Darrell Holmes, states their daughter was enrolled in pre-K at Oak Springs Elementary School in...
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Pandemics, Politics and the Spanish Flu One of the worst plagues in human history is largely forgotten now. For our own sakes, it’s time to remember what happened.

Pandemics, Politics and the Spanish Flu
One of the worst plagues in human history is largely forgotten now. For our own sakes, it’s time to remember what happened.
The Spanish flu," Laura Spinney tells us, "infected one in three people on earth, or 500 million human beings. Between the first case recorded on 4 March 1918 and the last sometime in March 1920, it killed 50-100 million, or between 2.5 and 5 per cent of the global population — a range that reflects the uncertainty that still surrounds it. …It was ...
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Study highlights need for epinephrine in schools—and staff trained to administer it

With school nurses often covering multiple buildings, nearly one in five students who experience severe allergic reactions are given potentially life-saving epinephrine injections from unlicensed staff or students.The study abstract, "National School Nurse Survey of Epinephrine Use in Schools," will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 17, at the American...
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