Air quality is one of the most important, yet least thought of elements in our general health and well being. The average human breathes in around eleven thousand litres of air each day, and yet there are no pervasive air quality control measures present in our homes. (more…)
Air filtration — indoor quality and out — helps remove air pollution problems. Pollutants include vehicle emissions; smoke; industrial emissions; chemical offgassing from cleaners, formaldehyde used in furniture and building materials, and finishes; dander; and dust mites. Various air filters help clean the air you breathe.
Air duct cleaning is a great way to clean the air at the source of pollution — in your HVAC duct work. Pollutants get into the heating and cooling ducts during construction. You’ll find dirt, drywall dust and debris, lumber and carpet remnants, among other construction waste. Daily living also contributes to the pollution collection […]
Fresh air systems help clean the air of pollutants and particulates introduced by both nature and man. You are bombarded by dirt, dust, pollen, molds and chemical compounds constantly. These things can make you uncomfortable, and even sick. Removing them with air filters, air purifiers and various fresh air systems will give you the air […]
The demand for fresh air machines increases as indoor air quality gets worse. The reduction of air quality happens as buildings are built tighter, slowing the intake of fresh air, and as building materials that emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are used more. That reduction of fresh creates an indoor air pollution problem that’s making […]
How is that perfumes and scents have become equated with fresh? What has happened to fresh air meaning no scent, or at least only that provided by nature? Air quality goes down as chemicals are used to treat the air. Allergies and chemical sensitivities go up as VOCs (volatile organic compounds) permeate our world. Rather […]
Indoor air quality and phthalates haven’t been tightly connected, but there is evidence and research that points to a problem. Phthalates are found in so many products we use every day, it’s hard to discern where problems may arise for human health. If there is a problem with phthalates, what is the source? The jury […]
There are many ways to get the clean smell of fresh air, but chemicals aren’t the way to go. Fragrances are becoming the bane of our existence. Air freshners have been around a long time, but they are getting more pervasive, and insidious. First it was Glade air freshner, then plug-in air freshners became popular, […]
Air quality instruments are for those with health concerns. You need to measure indoor air quality to determine what actions you need to take to improve the air quality. Air pollution is a common concern, but there are other environmental concerns to pay attention to as well, like temperature, humidity and radon levels.
Car air pollution is a silent and invisible problem. We tend to think that inside our cars we are safe from most things that can hurt us, but that is far from the truth — especially where air quality is concerned. We can see the air pollution outside, but inside it’s invisible and thus not […]