The Virginia Building Code, A Catch 22

The Virginia Building Code, A Catch 22

The Virginia Residential Building Code allows two options for verifying air tightness in new construction. The first option is a Blower Door Test and the second is just a visual inspection, which as you can imagine, is the most commonly used method as it is generally...
The IAQ IQ Connection!

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?

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

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

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...