Healthy Homes Month Spotlight: Indoor Air Quality

June is Healthy Homes Month

June is Healthy Homes Month The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) has declared June as “National Healthy Homes Month”.  Its main focus is to bring awareness and action to a variety of health issues caused from within a home dwelling. HUD estimates that […]

Clean Air Month Brings Awareness to IAQ

Clean Air Month - Indoor Air Quality

Clean Air Month Focuses on IAQ Issues Since 1972, Clean Air Month, sponsored by the American Lung Association, happens every May. Originally one week long, this annual event expanded to the entire month in 1994. Today many states and communities host events to raise awareness about the importance of good air quality both indoors and […]

Indoor Air Quality Problem: Strange Odors in the Home

Cleaning Products and Indoor Air Quality Problem

Understanding an Indoor Air Quality Problem Is a strange odor in your home causing you concern? It could be a result of a home cleaning or personal hygiene product. If you use scented products in the home, such as air fresheners, laundry detergent, and personal care items, they could be the reason behind those chemical-like […]

Reduce Asthma Related School Absences with IAQ Testing

Reduce Asthma in Schools

Indoor Air Quality Testing Reduces Asthma Triggers Asthma affects students in classrooms each year. Certain triggers in the indoor environment cause asthma attacks that are severe enough to affect school attendance and cognitive performance. Unfortunately, a cure does not exist for asthma. However, there are medical treatments for the symptoms, as well as recommendations to […]

What Legionella Bacteria Is and How to Test for It

Legionella waterborne bacteria

Is Your Building at Risk from the Legionella Bacteria Many health and safety risks face small business owners. The spread of bacteria is one of them. Outbreaks impact the health and wellbeing of staff. It also puts visitors at risk and leads to lower productivity. Waterborne bacteria, as well as airborne viruses that impact indoor […]

Asthma and Allergens in Schools

Asthma and Allergy Triggers in Schools

The Problem of Asthma and Allergens in Schools Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) testing can identify asthma and allergen triggers in schools. As a result, testing helps administrators develop plans to reduce triggers, asthma attacks, and lower operating costs. With fewer triggers, children miss fewer days of school which costs states millions of dollars every year. […]

IAQ Test Kits Available Through Carrier Enterprise

IAQ Test Kits

DIY IAQ Test Kits Now Available Through Carrier Enterprise Building Health Check, LLC and the Environmental Diagnostics Laboratory at Pure Air Control Services, Inc. are pleased to announce a strategic alliance. Together with Carrier Enterprise, LLC our partnership allows them to provide comprehensive IAQ test kits to their customers. Along with their affiliate companies, Carrier […]