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Modine Introduces IAQ Technology Upgrade for School Projects

Jan. 5, 2021
HVAC manufacturer has partnered with Global Plasma Solutions to offer a needlepoint bipolar ionization application to fight airborne pathogens in classrooms.


Racine, WI – Jan. 1, 2020 – Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a leader in technology in the HVAC industry, has announced a state-of-the-art technology upgrade for the company’s major school projects that ensures high-quality indoor air quality (IAQ) for students returning to in-person classes following pandemic-related closures.

Modine has partnered with Global Plasma Solutions® to deploy a patented, auto-cleaning, needlepoint bipolar ionization (NPBI™) technology that combats airborne pathogens and particulates to provide a safer and healthier classroom environment. 

“Indoor air quality is a critical subject as schools reopen and students return to their classrooms,” said Kimberly Raduenz, Marketing Communications Manager for Modine. “Modine is committed to providing the best commercial HVAC solutions, and with this technology we’re offering educational facilities managers a crucial tool in the ongoing effort to keep students safe.”

With multiple mounting options and carbon fiber and composite construction, the NPBI ™ technology offers durability, energy savings, reduced pressure loss, odor control, and particle reduction and smoke control. The NPBI™ technology solution can currently be installed in existing top-of-the-line Modine school products, including the Airedale ClassMate® DX Cooling and Heat Pump, the Airedale SchoolMate® Water/Ground Source Heat Pump, the Airedale Sentinel® Vertical Unit Ventilator and Horizontal and Vertical Unit Ventilators. A factory installed option will be available soon.

Modine offers an industry-leading selection of HVAC systems for school facilities and classrooms. For more information, visit

About Modine

Modine, with fiscal 2020 revenues of $2.0 billion, specializes in thermal management systems and components, bringing highly engineered heating and cooling components, original equipment products, and systems to diversified global markets through its four complementary segments: CIS; BHVAC; HDE; and Automotive. Modine is a global company headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin (USA), with operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. For more information about Modine, visit