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New Air Quality Rules Coming to Minn. Ice Rinks - KSTP.com

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 00:57

KSTP.com

New Air Quality Rules Coming to Minn. Ice Rinks
KSTP.com
Dan Tranter is the Supervisor of Indoor Air Quality at the Department of Health, he says most rinks have acceptable air quality levels, but not all, "There are some from time to time that are problems from resurfacing equipment putting out too much ...

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New Air Quality Rules Coming to Minn. Ice Rinks - KSTP.com

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 00:50

KSTP.com

New Air Quality Rules Coming to Minn. Ice Rinks
KSTP.com
The Minnesota Department of Health will soon begin to enforce new rules for indoor air quality at ice rinks and motor sports events. Dan Tranter is the Supervisor of Indoor Air Quality at the Department of Health, he says most rinks have acceptable air ...

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Air monitoring issues when commissioning a new facility - Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 21:14

Air monitoring issues when commissioning a new facility
Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Later in the commissioning process, comprehensive functional performance testing of building systems prior to occupancy confirms design and construction components that impact indoor air quality are properly installed and operating. Using commissioning ...

Global Indoor Air Quality Market 2012-2016 Available on Researchmoz.us - Environmental Expert (press release)

Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:23

Global Indoor Air Quality Market 2012-2016 Available on Researchmoz.us
Environmental Expert (press release)
Global Indoor Air Quality market to grow at a CAGR of 4.49 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in indoor air-polluting sources. The Global Indoor Air Quality market has also been ...

Gillece Services Helps Reduce Air Pollution In Pittsburgh Homes Following Poor ... - Pollution Online (press release)

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 08:06

Gillece Services Helps Reduce Air Pollution In Pittsburgh Homes Following Poor ...
Pollution Online (press release)
Air pollution is considered a problem outdoors as well as in, and Gillece Services provides Pittsburgh homeowners with products to help improve their indoor air quality. Gillece provides and installs various air cleaning and purification systems that ...

Air Quality Awareness Week - Huffington Post

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 19:12

Air Quality Awareness Week
Huffington Post
He referenced a 2012 World Health Organization (WHO) study, which identified that 3.3 million died from outdoor air pollution (3.5 million people die each year from indoor air pollution). It must be repeated, and has been noted, that the sequester has ...

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Smoke Advisory Issued for Wind-Driven Summit Fire in Banning Area - Patch.com

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 14:23

Smoke Advisory Issued for Wind-Driven Summit Fire in Banning Area
Patch.com
"In any area impacted by smoke: Everyone should avoid any vigorous outdoor or indoor exertion; people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly, and children should remain indoors," air quality officials advised. "Keep windows and doors closed or ...

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Panasonic unveils Industry Leading Indoor Air Quality Solutions - MENAFN.COM

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 09:26

Panasonic unveils Industry Leading Indoor Air Quality Solutions
MENAFN.COM
Panasonic offers latest technologylike the Whisper Green Ceiling Mount Ventilation Fan with DC Motor and the Whisper Comfort Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) Fan for IAQ solutions to enhance comfortable living in today's air tight housing environment.

Air Pollution Lurks Inside Your Home - KQED QUEST (blog)

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 15:14

KQED QUEST (blog)

Air Pollution Lurks Inside Your Home
KQED QUEST (blog)
But indoor air pollution causes significant health effects such as respiratory illness, asthma attacks, cancer and premature death. Californians spend over 45 billion dollars each year on these health impacts, according to a study by the California Air ...

Climate change could degrade indoor air quality - environmentalresearchweb

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 13:05

Climate change could degrade indoor air quality
environmentalresearchweb
The paper, published in Environmental Research Letters ( ERL ) , identifies three classes of factors that have important influence on indoor air quality: pollutant attributes, building characteristics and human behaviour. Both pollutant sources and ...

Fact: Air pollution kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined - Mother Nature Network

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 18:04

Mother Nature Network

Fact: Air pollution kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined
Mother Nature Network
Share. Earn Points · What's this? Fact: Air pollution kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined. According to the U.N., about 3.5 million deaths a year are caused by indoor air pollution while another 3.3 million are caused by outdoor air pollution.

Air quality study evaluates pollution in four of Mobile's smoky bars - al.com (blog)

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 16:00

Air quality study evaluates pollution in four of Mobile's smoky bars
al.com (blog)
According to an air quality study conducted in a dozen Mobile area bars and restaurants last summer, those who work and regularly visit businesses in which smoking is allowed are being exposed to indoor air pollution levels 12 times higher than in ...

Air Quality Survey Finds Heavy Pollution Levels in Smoking Areas - WPMI Local 15 News

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 15:55

Air Quality Survey Finds Heavy Pollution Levels in Smoking Areas
WPMI Local 15 News
The study found that those who work and frequent places that allow smoking were being exposed to fine particle indoor air pollution 12 times higher than in places where smoking was not observed. The study also found that employees in the locations with ...

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4 Ways to Get the Best Indoor Air Quality - Popular Mechanics

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 14:59

Popular Mechanics

4 Ways to Get the Best Indoor Air Quality
Popular Mechanics
Pollution doesn't exist solely outside your door. Inside your home, mold, mildew, dust, and odors can cause itchy eyes, scratchy throats, and headaches. According to the Indoor Air Quality Scientific Findings Resource Bank, mold is responsible for 4.6 ...

Protect your Family from Air Pollution - "Heating and Air Conditioning Toronto" - Newswire (press release)

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 12:16

PR Web

Protect your Family from Air Pollution - "Heating and Air Conditioning Toronto"
Newswire (press release)
Homeowners looking forward to closing down their furnaces and kick-starting their air conditioners should consult a professional heating and air conditioning Toronto company (HVAC). The lack of ventilation indoors concentrates air pollution where ...
Improve your Home Air Quality with Duct Cleaning from Rohrer's One Hour ...Carlisle Sentinel

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Gillece Services Pittsburgh Offers Air Quality Solutions for Indoor Allergy ... - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:04

Gillece Services Pittsburgh Offers Air Quality Solutions for Indoor Allergy ...
PR Web (press release)
As spring and allergy season are underway, many people in the Pittsburgh area may experience allergies not only outdoors where pollen levels are high but indoors, as well. Gillece offers air quality solutions that can help to reduce allergenic ...

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Air pollution indoors and outdoors high, threaten health and environment - Egypt Independent

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 08:39

Egypt Independent

Air pollution indoors and outdoors high, threaten health and environment
Egypt Independent
But the outbreak of diseases caused by exposure to asbestos — minerals with insulation capacities and a resistance to heat and chemicals that made them extremely useful in construction — led to increased awareness about indoor air quality. Indoor air ...

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Make indoor air quality part of your plant's health and safety program - Plant Services

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 14:12

Make indoor air quality part of your plant's health and safety program
Plant Services
Indoor air quality is an important aspect of plant safety, but its invisibility leaves it out of mind. So, who's responsible for indoor air quality? “The responsibility lies primarily with the employer,” explains Ivan D. Ivanov, MD, PhD , team leader ...

What kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined? Air pollution - Treehugger (blog)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 16:47

Treehugger (blog)

What kills more people than AIDS and malaria combined? Air pollution
Treehugger (blog)
Looking at stats from 2010, the report found that 3.5 million deaths a year are caused by indoor air pollution, with 3.3 million dead from outdoor air pollution. The total amount is less than the sum of the two figures, the report notes, as there are ...

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace - DesignBuild Source - DesignBuild Source

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 04:51

DesignBuild Source

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in the Workplace - DesignBuild Source
DesignBuild Source
Indoor air pollution is a common health and safety concern common in many offices. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 30 per cent of remodeled or new buildings have high rates of complaints due to building-induced sickness. Air quality ...