Toxic mold is never something you want to take lightly. In a home environment you spend hours and hours sleep, eating and relaxing in your personal space. If toxic mold is living with you, it can make you severely sick. Mold… Read More
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If you regularly get headaches in your home this can be happening due to poor air quality. According to this article, one of two problems can be causing your headaches: mold or clogged air ducts. If you chronically have headaches… Read More
The construction of attics and concrete slabs has historically been done as a simple, cost-effective way to support a floor or roof. Because of this, the impact these two areas have on a home’s energy costs and ability to keep… Read More
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) Rule, which concerns renovations on homes containing pre-1978 lead paint. The regulation requires clearance testing to detect the presence, or lack, of lead following any home renovation…. Read More
Air pollution is a problem that has gained more and more interest over the past few years. Research has shown that air pollution can negatively affect the health of those who are constantly subjected to harmful environments. But a recent… Read More
In some ways, there’s not much difference between the conditions that cause poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) at home and the conditions that cause poor IAQ in a work environment. Both have plumbing that can back up or break and roofs, windows, and doors that can leak. On the other hand the workplace has its unique characteristics that lowers IAQ, as this page indicates.