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Clean Air Month May 2019

Clean Air Month Focuses on IAQ Issues Since 1972, Clean Air Month, sponsored by the American Lung Association, happens every May. Originally one week long, this annual event expanded to the entire month in 1994. Today many states and communities host events to raise awareness about the importance of good air quality both indoors and […]

IAQ Test Kits

DIY IAQ Test Kits Now Available Through Carrier Enterprise Building Health Check, LLC and the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory at Pure Air Control Services, Inc., are pleased to announce a strategic alliance. Together with Carrier Enterprise, LLC our partnership allows them to provide comprehensive IAQ test kits to their customers. Along with their affiliate companies, Carrier […]

Asthma and Allergy Triggers in Schools

The Problem of Asthma and Allergens in Schools Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) testing can identify asthma and allergen triggers in schools. As a result, testing helps administrators develop plans to reduce triggers, asthma attacks, and lower operating costs. With fewer triggers, children miss fewer days of school which costs states millions of dollars every year. […]

keep your home healthy

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 […]

Building Dampness and Mold

The Health Risks of Building Dampness and Mold Building dampness health risks are a concern for building managers. They worry about cause of building dampness, the influence of damp conditions on indoor biological contaminants, and how these things affect the health of building occupants. Of course, there are preventative and remediation measures available. Let’s take […]

Healthy Homes Month

June is Healthy Homes Month The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) has declared June as “National Healthy Homes Month”.  Its main focus is to bring awareness and action to a variety of health issues caused from within a home dwelling. HUD estimates that […]

Reduce Asthma in Schools

Indoor Air Quality Testing Reduces Asthma Triggers Asthma affects students in classrooms each year. Certain triggers in the indoor environment cause asthma attacks that are severe enough to affect school attendance and cognitive performance. Unfortunately, a cure does not exist for asthma. However, there are medical treatments for the symptoms, as well as recommendations to […]

Cleaning Products and Indoor Air Quality Problem

Understanding an Indoor Air Quality Problem Is a strange odor in your home causing you concern? It could be a result of a home cleaning or personal hygiene product. If you use scented products in the home, such as air fresheners, laundry detergent, and personal care items, they could be the reason behind those chemical-like […]

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 […]