Indoor Air Quality

Fungal toxins in the home can easily become airborne and be inhaled, says study

Toxins from household fungi can easily become airborne and cause health problems, a new study has found.<p>A group of researchers found that three types …

Toxins

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

Rossi Pool Recreation Center to undergo $8.2 Million renovation | Richmond District Blog

A conceptual rendering of the revised exterior of Rossi Pool, as viewed from Arguello.<p>Last Tuesday, a public meeting was held to present the final …

Architecture

Mold & IAQ Hazard Advice for Rental Tenants - What to Do About a Moldy Rental Apartment

Indoor Mold or Other Hazards: Advice to Renters<p>RENTERS & TENANTS: MOLD ADVICE - home - <b>CONTENTS:</b> What can & should a renter or tenant do about an …

Home Improvement

A 'greener' office actually improves how well you work

Corporate wellness programs focus on biometric screening, diet and exercise programs to improve health and productivity. However, new research has …

The Workplace

MERV and LEED?

Chamarra McCrorey<br>May 17, 2017<p>Indoor Air Quality Test<p>How does MERV measure the effectiveness of air filtration media, and what rank would be required …

Construction

Indoor air quality sneaks into EU buildings law review

A last-minute push by energy activists has convinced the European Commission to include indoor air quality considerations into the revised Energy …

European News

9 Things the Most Relaxing Bedrooms Always Have

Having a quiet, soothing bedroom entirely devoted to relaxing has helped me manage stress in ways a gym membership, occasional spa splurge, or that …

Bedrooms

How Smart Is Your Bathroom? High-IQ Showers, Toilets, and More You’ll Adore

kohler.comThe smart home craze has entered the loo: That’s right, the wonders of smart bathrooms have arrived in the form of showers that heat …

Fitbit

Snøhetta's Harvard HouseZero aims to "solve one of the world's biggest energy problems"

Harvard University, Snøhetta and Skanska Technology have teamed up to retrofit an old house, demonstrating how existing buildings can be made more …

Harvard

The Biggest Air Pollutants In Your Home Just Might Surprise You

You may think that if you’re not a smoker, the air inside your house is pretty clean. But in a new study of homes in San Diego, cigarettes were not …

Air Quality

Working on a people-first workplace

In tandem with cultural shifts and advances in modern technology, the design of city districts and buildings is evolving to factor in new lifestyle …

The Workplace

April Showers Bring May Allergies - Blueair Air View Brings Air Insights

It’s May, and if you are like me or anyone in my family (including my dog), you are probably suffering from itchy eyes, stuffed noses, and scratchy …

Air Purifiers

Sealed inside

Agenda 2020<p>Americans are exposed to more pollutants indoors than outdoors. One solution: Create buildings that breathe cleanly.<p>Say the phrase “air pollution” and what comes to mind? Smog blanketed over city skylines? Smokestacks belching soot? Cars packed onto highways as exhaust shimmers overhead? …

Clean Air Act

You'll Never Unlearn How Much Bacteria Lives On Gym Equipment

Ewww.<p>We hope you’re sitting down for this news, and preferably not on a weightlifting bench: The gym is a pretty gnarly place.<p>Turns out, there’s a lot of bacteria on that piece of gym equipment you’re using. Fit Rated, a website that reviews fitness products, commissioned indoor air quality …

Exercise

13 Bathrooms That'll Convince You to Hop on the Shower Plants Trend

Perching your houseplants on windowsills and coffee tables is <i>so</i> last year, guys. Shower plants are all the rage as the latest way to bring the …

Plants

10 Simple Ways to Detox Your Home

Spring cleaning 2.0<p>By now you're familiar with the merits of green juice, avocado toast, eating organic and sipping mushroom coffee, but your diet …

Lifestyle

Sharing the Reason for Proper Ventilation

While proper ventilation can sell itself for those who suffer from allergies, it can be a more difficult sell to the rest of the population. Many …

Air Quality

Europe's Emerging IoT Scene And Six Startups To Watch

The IoT revolution is gathering pace, impacting people’s lives and the way they interact with the everyday ‘things’ around them. According to Cisco’s 11th annual Visual Networking Index: Global IP Traffic Forecast Update, the number of connected devices will have grown nearly 2.5-fold, from 4.9 …

Internet of Things

Urban Rustic: An Introduction to a New Passive House Project

Subtitle: After a costly false start, a couple regroups and plans a high-performance home in a suburb of ChicagoImages: <i>Editor's note: This is the</i> …

Construction

30 HOUSEPLANTS THAT CLEAN INDOOR AIR

Now that Spring is finally here most of us are beginning to gear up for that annual deep clean. I know for many of us, clearing out the clutter and …

Plants

7 Best Indoor Air Quality Monitors That Can Combat Allergies

According to Environmental Protection Agency, 96 percent of homes are victim to at least one type of indoor air quality (IAQ) issue. The offending …

Home Automation

7 Ingenious Ways Architecture Helped Humans Thrive

We take the idea of sturdy buildings and city infrastructure for granted in the modern era. But as you’ll see on National Geographic’s new show …

Cool Stuff

Indoor Air Quality’s crucial role for business

Many business retention strategies target unnecessary expenditure, as well as short-term investments that will offer long-term financial benefits. …

Air Quality

Truro Beach House

A sustainable modern beach house in the dunes. A client came to ZeroEnergy Design with an interesting proposition. They wanted to commission the design of an environmentally sensible beach home on Cape Cod. The trick was that they had some unusual space requirements, a narrow lot on an …

Beach Houses

How to make your home organic and healthier

Most people are aware of the health hazards associated with lead and asbestos in older homes. But owners of newer homes also should take precautions for potential toxins associated with paint, flooring, carpeting and furnishings in their dwellings.<p>According to the WELL Building Standard, 90 percent …

Construction

How to make your home organic and healthier

Where We Live<p>Green advocates are encouraging consumers to buy low and no VOC paints, which are healthier for people and widely available. (Andrea …

Construction

Connecticut schools promote healthy air quality

In recognition of National Healthy Schools Day on Tuesday, April 4, state officials are encouraging Connecticut school districts to take steps to …

Education

Best Bathroom Fan - Buyer's Guide

Save your bathroom from excess moisture and the problems that come with it—from cracked paint to mildew growth—with this shopping guide and our top …

Home Improvement