Indoor Air Quality and Your Homes Heating and Cooling System

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What Does the EPA say about Indoor Air Quality? The US Environmental Protection Agency states that poor indoor air quality is one of the top five environmental threats to our country. So why does the EPA feel so strongly about indoor air in homes and workplaces? Well, according to the EPA, indoor air is on… Read more »

11 Ways to Plan Allergy & Asthma Awareness Education in Schools

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Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world, affecting more than 300 million people worldwide.  It is characterized by recurrent breathing problems and symptoms such as breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness, and coughing.  Asthma symptoms vary over time, and also from individual to individual. Allergy & Asthma Awareness Education in Schools May… Read more »

The Danger of Dust Mites

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Dust is a combination of pollen, plant and mold spores, pet dander, human skin, lint, bacteria, and other contaminants. While any of these can affect breathing and allergies, dust mites can be a particular problem. What is a Dust Mite? Dust mites are tiny insects that are invisible to the naked eye that feed on… Read more »

Allergen Test Kit Featured on FOX 31 KDVR Martino TV

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Ductworks, Inc. and National Jewish Health Featured On FOX 31 / KDVR: Martino TV Consumer advocate Tom Martino featured the Family Air Kit®, an allergen and mold Test Kit,  developed by National Jewish Health that tests for substances that can cause allergic and asthmatic reactions. Tom Martino and  Paula Haddock interviewed Jeffery Nathanson, the Executive… Read more »

How Indoor Air Quality Affects People

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The greatest difficulty in solving indoor air quality problems is that effects on people can vary.  One of a pollutant can have a completely different effect on two different people.  While pollutants found in indoor air can be responsible for many harmful effects, there is considerable uncertainty as to what concentrations or periods of exposure… Read more »

10 Tips to Lowering Dust Within Your Home 


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While you will never be able to completely rid your home of dust.  Here are 10 great tips to reduce the amount of dust and other allergy-aggravating particles from your home. Establish a Regular Cleaning Schedule When there are long periods of time between cleanings it makes the work much harder.  Develop a routine cleaning… Read more »

Ductworks Collaborates with National Jewish Health® to Help Families Detect Allergens at Home

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Ductworks, Inc., is collaborating with National Jewish Health to provide a comprehensive approach to controlling symptoms for people who suffer from allergies and asthma. National Jewish has developed a diagnostic kit to assess the allergen levels in indoor environments. Ductworks and National Jewish Health are working together on marketing and distribution of the Family Air… Read more »