Category Archives: IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

What Impact Does Attic Ventilation Have on Your IAQ?

Attic ventilation is important to a home’s overall indoor air quality because what happens up in the attic doesn’t stay up in the attic. The attic environment continuously interacts with

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What Can Natural Ventilation Do for Your Home’s IAQ?

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Natural ventilation utilizes systems you already have — i.e., windows and doors — to help maintain your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ).  One important element of a healthy, comfortable environment

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The Spring-Cleaning Tips That Can Help You Breathe Easier

Breathe easier and stay more comfortable, too, by improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in the spring. IAQ is a season-specific issue in many cases. In winter, when the house tends

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How to Make Sure Your HVAC System Is Keeping Irritants At Bay

In addition to keeping temperatures comfortable during all seasons, your HVAC system plays a make-or-break role in preventing irritants in the indoor environment. As homes are more tightly sealed to

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Here’s How to Properly Ventilate Your Home This Winter

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Winter ventilation is particularly important for maintaining healthy indoor air quality. Today’s homes are tightly air-sealed and insulated to prevent heat loss in cold conditions. Because these houses get less

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Finding the Right Ventilation Fan for Your Bathroom

Proper bathroom ventilation is more than just an issue of fogged mirrors, damp towels and odors. Excessive humidity inside bathrooms triggers mold growth, not only on exposed surfaces but also

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No Need to Sacrifice Air Quality for Fall Scents: Safe DIY Candles

As the weather cools, fall candles begin adding seasonal scents to the home environment. However, it’s also a good time of year to be aware that many commercially available, petroleum-based

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Are HVAC Air Purifiers Worth It?

HVAC air purifiers take indoor air quality to a higher level than standard filtration. Air filters incorporated in HVAC systems are effective up to a point. Quality pleated air filters

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Homeowner’s Guide to Fall IAQ: How Candles, Pumpinks and Decor Can Affect Your Air

As seasons change, fall IAQ concerns replace many of the indoor air quality issues more prevalent during summer’s hotter weather.  People spend more daily hours inside the house as the

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Can Dust Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?

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Dust is an age-old housekeeping issue, but it’s also an important factor that affects indoor air quality and health. Typical household dust includes pollen, human skin flakes, textile and paper

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