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Originally published on The Daily World Sat Nov 4th, 2017 1:30am By Dave Murnen and Pat Beaty Did you know that keeping your home healthy is important to maintaining your health? There are specific things your house needs to be able to support your day-to-day health needs. Among them are the ability to properly vent […]

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) testing can identify asthma and allergen triggers. The results of such testing can help to develop a plan to reduce triggers, asthma attacks and ultimately lower facility operating costs. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases that afflicts children. Attacks can be debilitating enough to affect student performance and […]

Building Dampness and Mold

Building Dampness and Mold Building dampness has been a topic of research for some time now. Many different areas have been explored such as what causes building dampness, the influence of damp conditions on indoor biological contaminants, and how building dampness affects human health. Of course, there are preventative and remediation measures that can be […]

Cleaning Products and Indoor Air Quality Problem

Understanding an Indoor Air Quality Problem Have you been puzzled lately by various types of odors such as scented products, air fresheners, laundry detergent, personal care scents, or others? A survey of selected consumer goods showed some of these kinds of products may emit volatile organic compounds which could cause an indoor air quality problem. […]

Mold Allergy At Office

Symptoms of a Mold Allergy Mold allergy or an allergic reaction to various types of mold produce symptoms that are like other types of upper respiratory allergies. Effects of allergic rhinitis caused by exposure to mold can include: Runny or stuffy nose Cough and postnasal drip Eye, nose and throat irritation Sneezing Dry, scaly skin […]

Originally published on Web MD WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on August 13, 2014 It’s a question that puzzles a lot of people when those familiar symptoms hit: Is all that coughing and sneezing from a cold or hay fever? It’s sometimes a tough call, but how long your problems last […]

Washington, DC —Exposure to radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. Radon is an odorless, tasteless and invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water. Radon is a form of ionizing radiation and a proven carcinogen. That’s why January has been declared National Radon Action […]

Indoor Air Test Kits Demonstrated on ABC News

Tampa, FL September 16, 2016 – The case for indoor air test kits. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that indoor air environments can be up to 100 times more polluted than the outdoor air. Recently there has been more detailed scientific data that suggests air within both residential dwellings and commercial interiors can be […]

During Florida’s cooler months, adults and children who suffer from asthma and allergies may experience symptoms similar to those felt in the spring. Spending more time indoors during the cool months increases exposure to allergens like dust mites and pet dander. Turning on heating systems can stir up dust that has settled into carpets, air […]

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2016) – Following a number of recent outbreaks of E. coli, or Escherichia coli, bacteria at grocers and restaurants across the country, Building Health Check, LLC (BHC, LLC), has released an Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Screening Kit for the E. coli bacteria. While other screening kits can take three to five […]

Why indoor air quality is important to all of us? Yogi Berra once said “if you do know where you are going, you might not get there?” Indoor air quality is no different. Tampa, FL — Indoor air quality is important to businesses, landlords, building managers, tenants, facilities staff, and employees because it can impact both […]