Indoor Air Quality

10 ways to improve indoor air quality

There is increasing recognition that air pollution is not just an outdoors problem, it is important to also consider indoor air quality. Indoor air …

Pollution

BuildingGreen Announces Top 10 Products for 2018

For the past 16 years, BuildingGreen has selected ten green building products that significantly improve upon standard “business-as-usual” practices. …

Home Improvement

10 Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants and How to Eliminate Them

According to a report by the Environment Protection Agency, <b>the quality of indoor air is three times lower than the air outside</b>. Now, when you take …

Pollution

Desktop device monitors indoor air quality

I recently tested the Awair, Air Quality Monitor, which tracks the five key factors of air quality including chemicals such as volatile organic …

Gear & Gadgets

[Focus] Household air pollution, the forgotten health hazard

While the conversation on air quality usually focuses on the outside world, many of the dangers could be much closer to home.

Pollution

Scientists Weigh In - Secondhand Vapor Is Not Harmful

Although vaping has been around since 2004, the real uptick in vapers only happened several years ago, when the industry ironed out the kinks and …

Vaping

Top Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Top Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality<p>Have you ever asked yourself if those persistent cold and allergy symptoms could be caused by your …

Air Quality

Your Mattress Could Be a Health and Environmental Nightmare: Here Are 4 Safe, Eco-Friendly Options

The average person spends a third of their life sleeping, though few put much thought into where they lay their heads. As long as our mattresses are …

Consumer Reports

Air Pollution Is Shortening Your Life And Harming Babies In The Womb—Here's What You Can Do

Two new studies make scary findings. But there are simple ways to breathe easier.<p>The recent wildfires in California generated <i>a lot</i> of smoke. This is …

Lifestyle

Why Office Buildings Should Run Like Spaceships

As a profusion of environmental sensors becomes increasingly available, indoor air quality is something building managers can track and manage<p>By<p>Christopher Mims<p>Christopher Mims<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mims<p>christophermims<p>christopher.mims@wsj.com<p>If you have ever yearned to work aboard the …

Air Quality

Creating A Safer Breathing Space For Your Children At Home

What does the word formaldehyde bring to mind? Maybe it conjures up visions of dead bodies and embalming fluid, or perhaps you’ve seen it used in …

[Ticker] Estonian PM: more EU cyber defence cooperation needed

Investigation<p>After spending €587 million, EU has zero CO2 storage plants<p>Today, 12:50<p>The EU has spent at least €587 million so far on carbon capture …

European News

This World-Leading Building Researcher Believes That Architecture Is Afraid of Science

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "A Top Building Researcher Asks: Why is Architecture Afraid of Science?"</i><p>Recently we’ve …

Air Quality

[Focus] Indoor air quality on EU building agenda for first time

MEPs will debate amendments to new EU building regulations next week, intended to improve energy efficiency but which could also see indoor air …

European News

Granite Is No Longer the Most Popular Kitchen Surface and This Material Is

Granite has been the counter surface of choice in many high-end homes since its heyday in the 1990s. But the material is not the most low-maintenance …

Renovations

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Your windows may be spotless and your floors may sparkle, but for millions of adults and children with allergies, asthma, and other respiratory …

Consumer News

We Don’t Need to Freak Out About ‘Toxic Mold' After a Hurricane

The final word on the mythical monster.<p>The word "mold" typically stirs up feelings of disgust. Google image search results don't help. Cheese and bread left out too long yield a tolerable level of discomfort, though. The notion of black mold conquering family homes and commercial buildings …

Health

A Look At The “Green RV” Certification Process

Ah that “new RV” smell. The aroma of a brand-new trailer, motorhome or truck camper can be intoxicating during the buying process. Unfortunately the …

Air Quality

Row home in Hyde Park: $1.7M

5485 S. Ellis Ave. in Chicago: $1,725,000<p>Listed on August 1, 2017<p>This Ellis Passivhaus is Chicago’s first Passivhaus Institut Certified Building, which means it provides maximum occupant comfort with exceptional indoor air quality and maximum energy efficiency. The home has state-of-the-art …

Hyde Park

Home air quality sensors

Indoor air quality is a major influence on the health and comfort of your home. With 90% of our time spent inside, determining the quality of the air …

Air Quality

The innovation driving air pollution out of our homes

The Dyson Pure range of air purifiers is built on decades of technology expertise and the cutting-edge design that Dyson is famous for<p>Dyson engineers …

Pollution

Five ways to improve indoor air quality in your home

In an effort to keep your family healthy, you try your best to keep a clean home. But in order to stave off symptoms such as sniffling, sneezing, and …

Air Quality

How retrofitting old buildings can increase its asset value

Cities across Asia are seeing an increasing number of new office blocks: From Marina One in Singapore to the Z15 Tower in Beijing, occupiers have …

Green Living

Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor?<p>Think of pollution, and you probably think of things happening outside your house – yet it’s inside …

Pollution

A look at Exxaro’s plush R600 million headquarters in Pretoria

Property group Growthpoint says it has broken ground on R600 million development in Centurion which will serve as mining group, Exxaro’s, new …

Air Quality

Indoor air quality and planning permission

As cities struggle with rising outdoor pollution, campaigners are calling for improved indoor air quality in buildings. Could new planning …

Pollution

Allergens and indoor air quality: 4 steps to a healthier home

When at home, you're probably relaxing, playing with the kids or tackling chores. What you aren't likely doing is thinking about the air you're …

Scientific Research

Awair Air Quality Monitor Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Awair Air Quality Monitor?<p>Given the amount of time that we all spend at home, it’s important to keep your air fresh and clean to stay …

Gear & Gadgets

ThinkStation P320 Tiny

ThinkStation P320 Tiny Features<p><b>Empowering great things</b><p>The world’s smallest workstation packs 7th Gen Intel® processors and NVIDIA® Quadro® …

Air Quality

Ventilation Systems | Industrial Ventilation System

A good ventilation system allows you to achieve the best possible indoor air quality<p>A ventilation system, comprising of ducting, fans & filters helps …

Air Quality