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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality
July 19, 2013

Can Indoor Plants improve Air Quality?

Indoor plants and air quality Indoor air pollution is almost always worse than outdoors, even in city centres. Although ventilation systems continuously “refresh” buildings with air from outdoors, this air is polluted indoors by Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and carbon dioxide. VOCs are petrochemical vapours “outgassed” from building materials including…
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Indoor Air Quality
May 31, 2013

Why Does My New Mattress Smell Funny?

Why does my new mattress smell funny? You too may lose some sleep when you find out what’s in your mattress! Most of us are aware of dust mites, lurking deep in the recesses of our mattresses, causing miserable respiratory symptoms for asthma and allergy sufferers. Yet, less known, are…
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Indoor Air Quality
May 1, 2013

How to Clean the Air

How We Can Clean the Air From costly air filters to cheap face masks, unless big cities tackle air pollution seriously the only sure protection is to move. So what’s the best way to clean the air? As Martin William writes for the South China Morning Post Sunday 27th January, 2013…
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Indoor Air Quality
February 22, 2013

What are volatile organic compounds

The Unseen Dangers of Volatile Organic Compounds Indoor air pollution is a real, everyday risk to our health. Whether you are in your home, in the car, working in the office, in the shopping centre or learning in a class room, they are all man made structures that not only…
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Indoor Air Quality
October 5, 2012

The Connection Between Indoor Air Quality And Your Health

 Indoor Air Quality And Your Health Outdoors, we can see air pollution. Indoors, the air is not as clear as you may think, five to twenty times more polluted than outside. The most polluted environment you are exposed to is inside, so watch out for indoor air quality standards. With…
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Indoor Air Quality
September 28, 2012

Silent Killers Are In Your Home

Have A safe and Clean Environment in your home Everyday we are exposed to numerous chemicals, from the moment we get up in the morning to the time we go to bed. There is no such thing as a safe chemical and without our knowledge; many wreak havoc with our…
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Indoor Air Quality
September 24, 2012

NASA studies show common plants improve indoor air quality

Common Plants Improve Indoor Air Quality Plants inside your home or office not only are decorative, they can absorb several toxic gasses and clean the air. Dr Bill Wolverton, formerly a senior research scientist at NASA's John Stennis Space Centre, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, USA. evaluated the use of a…
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Indoor Air Quality
September 7, 2012

How Is Indoor Air Quality Affecting Your Health?

Indoor Air Pollution and Your Health A number of recent surveys and studies documented by major organisations including the American Lung Association (ALA) and Centre for Disease Control, highlighted the increasing danger to both people and the environment posed by the use of chemicals in the home and workplace. Increased…
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Indoor Air Quality
July 20, 2012

What Everyone Should Know About The Air We Breathe

What Everyone Should Know About The Air We Breathe Did you know? The average person breathes 11,000 litres of air a day - that's 7 to 8 litres every minute. No wonder it is so important that the air we breathe is clean! The Congressional Quarterly has claimed that indoor…
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