National Jewish Health® Collaborates with Ductworks for National Asthma and Allergy Month to Help Families Detect Allergens at Home

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National Jewish Health and Ductworks, Inc. are collaborating for the second year during National Asthma and Allergy Month, (May) to provide a comprehensive approach for people with allergies and asthma to help them learn if the environment in their homes is contributing to their illness. National Jewish has developed a diagnostic kit to assess the… Read more »

Hazards of Mold in Your Ductwork

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Mold contamination within air duct systems can pose detrimental health effects to building occupants if left uncorrected.  If mold exists within your air ducts make a plan to investigate the source of the problem, isolate the problem area, and remove the contaminants. Understanding Mold Molds are part of the natural environment. Molds are fungi that… Read more »

How Humid Climates Affect Indoor Air Quality and Comfort

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Regional climate plays a large role in Indoor Air Quality and comfort.  Regional climate characteristics are determined by geographic location and long term weather conditions.  Two of the most important factors that affect an areas climate are temperature and precipitation. What makes Humid Climates Uncomfortable? Humid climates have a high amount of water vapor in… 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 »

10 Things You Should Know About Mold

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Mold occur naturally, and most common types of fungi are not hazardous to healthy individuals.  However, people with allergies, asthma or weakened immune systems are more likely to react to mold.  Listed below are 10 things you should know about mold according to the EPA. Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include… Read more »