Category: Indoor Air Quality Blog

When it comes to your indoor air quality, most people assume all you need to be concerned about are the Carbon Monoxide levels in your home. Although this is an important factor, the environment in your home can affect more than your indoor air quality, there are other factors such as temperature, humidity, noise, light […]

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A broken furnace not only causes problems with keeping your home at a warm and comfortable temperature during the cold months, but it also has the potential to negatively impact the air quality of your home. Regularly regulate and monitor your furnace to make sure it’s functioning properly for the sake of your family’s health. […]

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On average, you spend 40 hours or more a week in your office. That’s a lot of time to spend in a small space. Even though you don’t live there, although it might seem like it sometimes, keeping the air as fresh and clean as possible is important to your health. When you improve the […]

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What do you think of when you hear the word home? Maybe words like relaxation or family time come to mind? Your home is the place where you should feel safest. Unfortunately, it is very possible that your home could be making you sick. Toxins, gases, pesticides, molds and even mites can cause serious problems […]

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Pittsburgh definitely isn’t the same Steel City from decades ago. Although we once were known for our production of steel, times have definitely changed. People can walk around downtown without smoke from the steel mills visibly polluting the air. Although the air has drastically gotten cleaner and clearer, the city and its surrounding counties are […]

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects millions of people in the United States, making breathing difficult and worsening over time. Smoking is the leading risk factor for COPD, followed by secondhand smoke and air pollution, often from prolonged exposure to chemicals, dust, and fumes. When it comes to managing COPD, air pollution plays an important […]

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You’re probably familiar with ultraviolet light as a way to get a suntan, but you may not know how UV light can play a role in your home. In nature, ultraviolet energy from the sun helps to cleanse outdoor air by inhibiting the growth of microorganisms. Indoors, UV light is used in air purification systems […]

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