What is PM 0.3 and Why Is It Referenced So Much?

What is PM 0.3

As the pandemic continues with new variants, both business owners and homeowners worry about the quality of air indoors. After all, we spent the vast majority of our lives breathing indoor air. If you suffer from allergies and asthma, this topic of indoor air quality, (IAQ) is likely already on your radar. No matter your […]

Why Monitor Indoor Air Quality

Why Monitor Indoor Air Quality

We spend most of our time indoors either at work, school, or home. When we’re not at those places, many of us spend time in movie theaters, restaurants, gyms, churches, and commercial buildings. In short, we spend 90 percent of our lives inside. If you ask the question, Why monitor indoor air quality? That’s the […]

How Fiberglass Affects Our Health

How Does Fiberglass Affect Health

Fiberglass is a common insulating material used in the construction of residential homes, commercial buildings, and schools. This material is also used in electrical insulation. Asbestos is another strong heat-resistant material used in insulation. While a link between asbestos exposure and lung cancer is established, many people wonder how fiberglass affects our health. Short-term exposure […]

What is Mold and How to Mitigate

Reasons For Mold and How to Mitigate

If you suspect a mold issue in the home or workplace, find out for sure. If you don’t see it, testing reveals its presence. Read on to learn the reasons for mold then find out how to mitigate it. Where Does Mold Grow Indoors? Mold is a fungus common in nature. Outdoors, these fungi perform […]

How VOCs Affect Our Health

VOCs-affect-health

Whether you’re aware of it or not, the products in your home and workplace emit chemical gasses. These gasses, known as volatile organic compounds or VOCs, have a high vapor pressure at room temperature. In other words, they evaporate and get into the air quickly. Many VOCs aren’t harmful. For example, VOCs are how the […]

Identifying Contaminants & Concentration Levels

Identifying contaminants and their concentration levels

If you’re concerned about the air you breathe inside your home or at work, you may be familiar with the term indoor air quality or IAQ. Since we spend most of our time indoors, the air inside is important to our health. Many times the air inside contains more pollutants than the air outside. To […]

What is CADR and Why It Matters?

What is CADR

Unless you are in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning business, you may not be familiar with CADR, but it’s an acronym for Clean Air Delivery Rate. It’s the standard rating for how well an air purifier cleans the air in a given room. If you’re concerned about the quality of air in your home […]

Can You Clean Your HEPA Filters?

Can You Clean Your HEPA Filters?

It is the job of the air purifier filter to trap particles and prevent them from circulating throughout a room. Air-cleaning devices are used both in homes as well as offices, classrooms, and commercial spaces. They trap allergens such as dust, pet dander, and pollen. As filters remove particles, they become dirty over time. This […]

Health Effects of PM2.5, What Are They

Health Effects PM2.5

 If you’re concerned about how the air inside your home or workplace affects your health, you may have researched IAQ topics. IAQ stands for indoor air quality and since we spend the majority of our time in buildings, it’s important. Prolonged exposure to indoor pollutants leads to health issues such as asthma and respiratory diseases. […]

Effective Air Purifiers: Is Yours Doing Its Job?

Effective Air Purifiers

If you suffer from seasonal allergies caused by pollen or have dust allergies or asthma, perhaps you’ve tried an air purifier in your home or office. These air-cleaning devices remove pollutants from the air indoors. This includes dust and pollen but also mold, bacteria, viruses, and chemicals too. However, choosing effective air purifiers is important. […]