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Types of Air Pollution

The types of air pollution include particulates, noxious fumes, and molds. Particulates come from energy production, dust, and every day living. Noxious fumes are created in manufacturing, released from building finishes and furnishings, and energy production. And every day living creates pollens, lint and dust, and encounters micro-organisms like dust mites. Molds are often a […]

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Air Pollution Statistics

To help you determine how careful you will be with your energy consumption, your home renovation or construction, and your lifestyle, paying attention to air pollution statistics can be helpful. You may not notice how polluted the air around you is, but chances are, you are breathing filthy and stagnate air. Learning what causes that, […]

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HEPA Ionizer Air Purifiers

HEPA ionizer air purifiers may be the best combination of air cleaning on the market. HEPA air purifiers remove even tiny particulates from the air, and the ionizer kills the remaining germs. One good source of information about air purifiers is the Consumer Reports Best Rated HEPA Air Purifiers comparison report. The EPA will also […]

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The Scoop on Electronic Air Purifiers

Electronic air purifiers are one choice of air purifiers on the market today. Combined with other cleaning methods they can be quite effective in cleaning the air you breathe. Clean air, rarely found indoors today, contributes to better health, reduced allergy and asthma problems, and to a cleaner home.

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The Scoop on Whole House Air Purifiers

Whole house air purifiers require whole house air movement, and that’s challenging to attain. The air that’s cleaned best by air purifiers is the air closest to the air cleaning equipment. A system with numerous filtered air intake points will do a better job of cleaning all the air in your home or office better […]

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The Scoop on Room Air Purifiers

Room air purifiers help clean the air people breathe so they can suffer less with asthma and allergies. They also help clean the air for room occupants so that none of us suffer from breathing polluted air. The best comparison of room air purifiers comes from government agency sites, consumer sites, and scientific reporting sites. […]

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The Scoop on UV Air Purifiers

Ultraviolet (UV) air purifiers are designed to rid the air of pollutants like bacteria and viruses. Their strength makes the especially good for buildings where germs are abundant, like hospitals and medical facilities. They are also good in schools, offices, and at home for the same reasons. Combined with other air cleaning methods, UV air […]

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The Scoop on Ozone Air Purifiers

Ozone air purifiers are a mixed blessing. They have a reputation for cleaning the dirty and polluted air we breathe, but research is showing they cause more problems than they fix. Ozone is the aroma we smell after a lightning storm, so we associate it with “fresh” and “clean” air. The reality is that ozone […]

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