Archive for Indoor Air Quality

7 Important Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

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One of IET’s most frequently asked questions is, “How can I improve indoor air quality in my home?” This is, of course, a very big topic but here is an overview of 7 important ways to improve your indoor air quality.

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Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants and Your Health

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Is the Indoor Air You Breathe Healthy?

According to the World Health Organization, 40% of all buildings pose a serious health hazard due to indoor air pollutants. The EPA calls indoor air pollution the #1 pollution problem in America. The following is a list of common indoor air pollutants and some of their sources.

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Keep Your Home Air Clean of Pollutants

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It is very common to conclude that breathing in the outdoor air contains more harmful pollutants than indoors. However, the truth is that your home indoor air can often pose a much larger threat. This article will provide you with important information on how you can keep your home air clean during closed house conditions whether it’s winter or summer.

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Indoor Air Quality Concerns for Florida Homeowners Rising

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Florida’s real estate market is in a state of constant new construction growth and existing home turnover the last several years.  Whether building your dream home or purchasing an older home that has been listed on the market, possible indoor air quality concerns should be a major priority during your search. Learn about how you can make sure your future home’s indoor air is safe and healthy by addressing these concerns BEFORE you buy.

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Asbestos In Buildings: Overview

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that has been used in various products since pre-historic times. It wasn’t until the 1970’s that the public started to become aware of adverse health effects from exposure and it became regulated by the federal government under AHERA in 1986. Because of its strength and resistance to heat, it became popular in a number of manufacturing practices. Due to this popularity, it can be found today in a number of residential and commercial materials such as drywall compound, floor tile and adhesive and insulation.

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Why Hire an Indoor Air Quality Expert or Consultant?

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Indoors. That is where most people spend their time. With that said, it is important that the indoor air quality (IAQ) surrounding us is healthy. Increasing rates of childhood asthma, allergies and poor general wellbeing, as well as learning and behavioral problems have been linked to poor IAQ in buildings, in homes and offices. Mold, particulates and chemical contaminants can all contribute to comfort or health challenges indoors.

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What to Do If Excessive Formaldehyde Is Found in Your Home’s Air

When excessive formaldehyde is found in your home’s air, particularly from laminate flooring, what should you do?

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Formaldehyde Screening and Testing Methods Used In Home

When formaldehyde screening and testing is performed, it is very critical that a qualified indoor air quality expert handle the procedure.

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What You Should Know About Formaldehyde Exposure in Home

When it comes to formaldehyde exposure in your home, there are two very important points to remember:

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Making sense of the Formaldehyde Emissions Standard and Laminate Flooring

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) to date has, we believe, the only applicable regulation for formaldehyde emissions in the country, but is legally applicable only to products sold in California.

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