Air Pollution in Energy Efficient Homes

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  Air sealing the building envelope is one of the most critical features of an energy efficient home.  As new homes grow increasingly tighter to achieve ever higher levels of energy efficiency, the potential for indoor air pollution also increases. Modern Construction During construction, there are hundreds of penetrations through a typical home’s exterior. These… Read more »

Top 10 Ways Homeowners Can Ensure Good Indoor Air Quality

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Ensuring good indoor air quality is easy once you have an understanding of the components that effect your homes environment.  Using the steps below, perform a quick checklist to improve your indoor quality. Setting the Standard for Indoor Air Quality ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers developed Standard 62.2, Ventilation… Read more »

Fiberglass Air Duct Liners | A Serious Indoor Air Quality Concern

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Most commercial air duct systems are internally lined with fiberglass duct liners.  Deteriorating fiberglass duct liner is a very common cause for indoor air quality complaints and adverse health effects. Fiberglass Duct Liner Fiberglass internal duct liner is commonly used in many commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.  Fiberglass duct liner provides sound… 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 »

Pigeons Cause Devastating Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Problems

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Pigeon problems have devastating effects on the heating and cooling components and indoor air quality of a commercial facility.  Pigeon problems affect employees, maintenance personnel and potentially customers. HVAC Systems Make Perfect Pigeon Coups Unfortunately, rooftop heating and cooling units are a perfect place for pigeons to nest.  To seek shelter from the elements, pigeons… Read more »

The Quality of Your Indoor Air

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Evidence has shown that the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air.  Several factors contribute to poor indoor air quality that can be easily controlled.  Follow these simple tips improve your indoor air. Identify and Remove Pollutant Sources The relative importance of any single source depends on… Read more »

Green Air Duct Cleaning


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Green air duct cleaners employ advanced methods and materials specifically for green cleaning.   They make an extra effort to not allow any dust to escape outdoors or indoors, and only use natural cleaning products. Clean & Maintained Air Duct Cleaning Equipment Green air duct cleaning companies ensure that equipment is cleaned and maintained to prevent… 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 »