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Monday, 16 November 2015 16:47

The IAQ IQ Connection!

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Tuesday, 08 September 2015 11:37

What does good Indoor Air Quality look like?

If you are working with Heidi Cupka . . . amazing! Heidi, owner of Interior Creations, is a local certified Interior Designer who focuses on Commercial projects throughout the region and has the ability to make clean air look its best.

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Thursday, 03 September 2015 16:57

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Concerned about the health of your indoor air quality? A little green can help.

It is no secret that plants significantly lower stress levels and enhance worker productivity or that they can lower a building’s carbon dioxide levels while increasing oxygen levels. It is also a well known fact that air pollution negatively impacts our health and indoor air quality can be 2-5 times worse than outdoor air. Combine this with the fact that urban residents typically spend more than 90 percent of their time indoors and we begin to understand the depth of our indoor air quality problem.

Luckily there are some very green solutions!

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ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT FOREST FIRES . . . and protect your home from polluted air. We can all play a part in good indoor air quality when it comes to our homes. Simple solutions to a potentially HUGE problem. Here is our Top 10:

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We all know that air pollution is bad for our health. In fact the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified air pollution as a carcinogen that kills more than 7 million people annually around the globe. But did you know that indoor air quality (IAQ) can be 2-5 times worse than air outdoors and in extreme cases 100 times worse? Your employees are spending 40 or more hours in your building(s) each week. Is the air they, and you, are breathing making them sick and less productive? Is your office’s indoor air quality hurting your bottom line?

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Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:40

The Duct System Trifecta

 

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The average duct system is about 30% leaky. This is not just an energy efficiency problem (it can make energy bills in summer and winter nearly double). It is a three part air quality problem. High pressure inside leaky duct systems will do three things:

Comfort: It will force conditioned air into unconditioned areas (attics, crawlspaces) at leak locations. Resulting pressure loss makes systems work harder to maintain temperature, and rooms at the end of the duct runs may be uncomfortable.

Allergens: Pressure difference can bring dirty, dusty air into the duct system and distribute it throughout the home or office through supply vents. This dust can aggravate allergies. Worse, if there is mold or other allergens present in attics or crawlspaces, well, you're breathing that too.

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