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Baby It’s Hot Outside

Baby, it's hot outside! And air conditioners are running on high. Do you still feel the heat? Have you had your HVAC systems checked and all is well? It just may be a problem of air leakage from places you could never imagine. What do we mean by air leakage? No matter...

The IAQ IQ Connection!

So here is another reason to complete that energy efficiency project you’ve been thinking about: Improve your own, your family’s and your coworker’s brainpower. Energy efficiency is the canary in your coal mine house or office, because where we find energy problems,...

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. An increase in time spent...

be Green with some Green

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...

Top 10 Ways YOU Can Ensure Good Indoor Air Quality

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: 1. Vent bathrooms, kitchens and laundry...

Is Your Building Making Your Employees Sick?

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...

Residential Leakage Rates are counting down . . .

Say hello to the 2012 Virginina Energy Conservation Code. And with it, stricter air leakage requirements with a decrease in allowable air exchange rates. Air exchange rate is the rate at which air flows into and out of a given space through penetrations and openings...

As-Builts: Dumb, Dumber or Intelligent

All renovation projects must reference a set of drawings that show existing conditions. In our field, these drawings are referred to as “As-Builts.” The purpose of as-built drawings is to establish an accurate representation of the building and to acknowledge existing...