Indoor Air Quality

IAQ New Years Resolutions for Your Home

A fresh restart of the calendar year gets many homeowners here in Pittsburgh fired up about making their bodies, minds, and even their homes better and healthier in the new year. If you are a homeowner looking to make the health of your breathing air a priority this year, you are not alone! Here are ways you can resolve to improve your residential indoor air quality and lay a healthy foundation for you and your family.  IAQ Resolution 1: Consult the Experts If you are getting serious about learning how to improve your indoor air quality (IAQ), you’re going to want to …

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Indoor Air Quality: Separating Fact From Fiction

There is a lot of confusing information out there about how healthy your air might be, so let’s separate some fact from fiction when it comes to IAQ (Indoor Air Quality). #1: Household plants will improve your IAQ Fiction. Indoor plants only remove a miniscule amount of particulate matter from the air, and have a tendency to increase humidity and mold.  #2: Cooking and cleaning can affect your IAQ Fact. Cooking introduces smoke and extra humidity to the air, while cleaning introduces volatile organic compounds into your breathing air — Both of which need to be properly ventilated out of …

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