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Benzene Detrimental to Indoor Air Quality - DesignBuild Source - DesignBuild Source

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 03:25

DesignBuild Source

Benzene Detrimental to Indoor Air Quality - DesignBuild Source
DesignBuild Source
Health Canada has warned that the air quality inside homes with attached garages may be dangerously poor due to benzene emitted from car exhaust systems. Homeowners are being urged to install exhaust fans or improve the seals in their garage to avoid ...

Hulls HVAC Announces Installation of Indoor Air Filtration Systems - SBWire (press release)

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:34

Hulls HVAC Announces Installation of Indoor Air Filtration Systems
SBWire (press release)
There are some tips to improve indoor air quality, although installing an indoor filtration system will have the biggest impact. Other tips include minimizing chemical pollutants, keeping the indoor space clean, control the moisture, and ensure proper ...

Hidden Dangers in the Air We Breathe - Lab Manager Laboratory News

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 14:02

Hidden Dangers in the Air We Breathe
Lab Manager Laboratory News
Berkeley Lab researchers work on new building standards after discovering previously unknown indoor air pollutants. For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people's homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present.

Smoking, air pollution major health threats in China - Xinhua

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 00:59

Smoking, air pollution major health threats in China
Xinhua
The scientists listed unhealthy diet, uncontrolled high blood pressure,environmental tobacco smoke and outdoor and indoor air pollution as the five leading health risks facing the Chinese population, according to a statement issued at the opening ...

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A Healthy Office Begins with Clean Air - BusinessNewsDaily

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 16:43

A Healthy Office Begins with Clean Air
BusinessNewsDaily
The average office building can be a breeding ground for mold, dust, odors, bacteria and airborne viruses due to poor air filtration and ventilation systems. That's why adding clean indoor air quality (IAQ) systems in the planning and design of new ...

Yourwellness Magazine Follows Up UN Indoor Air Pollution Report - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

Sun, 04/14/2013 - 00:03

Yourwellness Magazine Follows Up UN Indoor Air Pollution Report
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
According to WHO, nearly 2 million people a year die prematurely from illness attributable to indoor air pollution due to solid fuel use, 44% of whom die from pneumonia, 54% from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and 2% from lung cancer.

Air quality rises with air purification - Your Houston News

Sat, 04/13/2013 - 04:19

Air quality rises with air purification
Your Houston News
Many Montgomery County residents may be faced with indoor air-quality issues. It's crucial to keep your home's air as clean as possible, especially for those who suffer from colds and allergies. Investing in a home air purification system will help ...

Lindy Blogger Talks House Plants & Indoor Air Quality - Patch.com

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 13:18

Lindy Blogger Talks House Plants & Indoor Air Quality
Patch.com
Lindenhurst business owner and Patch blogger Robert Deacon recently posted some information about how house plants could have a positive effect on a home's indoor air quality. "Household plants may or may not impact our air quality, but what will is, ...

Hidden dangers in the air we breathe - R&D Magazine - R & D Magazine

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 12:09

Hidden dangers in the air we breathe - R&D Magazine
R & D Magazine
Then scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) made the discovery that the aggregate health consequences of poor indoor air quality are as significant as those from all traffic accidents or ...

Hidden dangers in the air we breathe - Medical Xpress

Thu, 04/11/2013 - 12:12

Hidden dangers in the air we breathe
Medical Xpress
Then scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) made the discovery that the aggregate health consequences of poor indoor air quality are as significant as those from all traffic accidents or ...

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Hidden Dangers in the Air We Breathe - HealthCanal.com

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:37

Hidden Dangers in the Air We Breathe
HealthCanal.com
Berkeley Lab researchers work on new building standards after discovering previously unknown indoor air pollutants. For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people's homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present.

Dangers of air pollution 'worse than previously thought' - AirQualityNews

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 15:29

AirQualityNews

Dangers of air pollution 'worse than previously thought'
AirQualityNews
At the meeting, health advocates were told that indoor air pollution had become the leading risk factor for 'burden of disease' in South Asia, while it was also ranked second in Eastern, Central and Western Sub-Saharan Africa and third in Southeast Asia.

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Pupils at risk from air quality in UAE schools - The National

Tue, 04/09/2013 - 20:14

The National

Pupils at risk from air quality in UAE schools
The National
Redha Salman, director of public health and safety at Dubai Municipality, said they regularly checked indoor air quality. "We have mandatory guidelines for all aspects, temperature and humidity," he said. "If people feel like this quality is not being ...

Indoor Air Quality and Mold in New Jersey - TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 19:06

Indoor Air Quality and Mold in New Jersey
TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)
Most people just breathe without giving it much thought. Breathe in and breathe out all day long. If you knew what you were breathing you'd probably hold your breath. What we are talking about is Air Pollution. Air pollution is defined as: the ...

Mayflower superintendent: District air quality 'all safe' - Arkansas Online - Arkansas Online (subscription)

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 05:04

Mayflower superintendent: District air quality 'all safe' - Arkansas Online
Arkansas Online (subscription)
“Our county judge is very industrious. He said we can arrange these indoor air-quality tests,” Gray said. “He's been excellent. “At 6:30 Monday morning, we had someone do internal and external air checks [at the elementary school],” Gray said. “It was ...

Is New Jersey Indoor Air Quality Important ? - TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:12

TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)

Is New Jersey Indoor Air Quality Important ?
TheAlternativePress.com (press release) (blog)
When you are inside your home you are breathing indoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency says that indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air. Every chemical you have ever brought into your home might still be effecting your IAQ. Think about ...

Camfil Wins Major HVAC Award for Raising Awareness on Indoor Air Quality - WiredPRNews.com (press release)

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 15:08

Camfil Wins Major HVAC Award for Raising Awareness on Indoor Air Quality
WiredPRNews.com (press release)
Long known for developing energy efficient air filters, Camfil has been recognized for a second longtime goal: educating the public on how to achieve better indoor air quality (IAQ). On March 12, Camfil — the world's leading provider of clean air ...

Let's clear the air - Great Falls Tribune

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 11:01

Let's clear the air
Great Falls Tribune
In 2009 GFPS assembled a Facilities Task Force to study building problems including indoor air quality in every building except GFH. The result of that work was an $8.2 million energy upgrade project that is being paid for from energy savings. Although ...

How 'Fresh Air' Could Impact Your Prospects' Buy Decision in Your Business ... - ABCN's Officing Today

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 10:11

ABCN's Officing Today

How 'Fresh Air' Could Impact Your Prospects' Buy Decision in Your Business ...
ABCN's Officing Today
And how many think about the marketing advantage of promoting an office space that promotes sustainability and provides tenants with clean, healthy indoor air quality? Sadly, too few. The air inside a new or existing office building can literally make ...

Camfil Wins Major HVAC Award for Raising Awareness on Indoor Air Quality - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 07:33

Camfil Wins Major HVAC Award for Raising Awareness on Indoor Air Quality
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Long known for developing energy efficient air filters, Camfil has been recognized for a second longtime goal: educating the public on how to achieve better indoor air quality (IAQ). On March 12, Camfil ...

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