In addition to taking steps to improve the air quality in your home, it is also possible to minimize the pollution emitted by traditional heating systems. With up to 90% of our health outcomes highly dependent on the environment in which we live, a number of property developers are promoting the benefits of wellness real estate. […]Continue reading Combat the Harmful Effects of Heating Systems
Discover six ways clean air affects your health and why you should reduce or eliminate exposure to contaminants as much as possible. You probably don’t do much thinking about the quality of air in your home and how it might be affecting your health. It’s not unusual because the government mandates what kind of materials […]Continue reading Six Ways Clean Air Affects Your Health
The need to limit outdoor air pollution is a critical topic and indoor air quality is no different. Explore the impact of indoor air pollution in six common spaces. We spend roughly ninety percent of our lives indoors whether that be at home, at school, or in the office. That is a great deal of […]Continue reading Healthy Indoor Air Quality is Obtainable
Microns is a popular term within the air quality industry. We examine how a tiny unit of measurement for pollution can have huge health implications. When we talk about our flagship product, the Venta Airwasher, or even our extremely efficient LP60 Air Purifier, we often mention the term microns. Within the air quality industry, microns […]Continue reading Defining Microns and How They Relate to Air Quality
With updated city rankings, ozone and particle pollution reports, and so much more, the ALA releases its annual 2018 State of the Air Report. Each year, the American Lung Association releases their State of the Air report which covers findings and research on a variety of air quality topics. These topics include a general overview […]Continue reading American Lung Association Releases 2018 State of the Air Report
Whether you believe in ghouls and goblins or not, your indoor air can contain some pretty scary pollutants. Ward them off this Halloween with our tips!Continue reading Six Frightening Indoor Air Pollutants to Scare Away this Halloween
The American Lung Association released its Annual “State of the Air” report. We’re covering the key points so you can learn more about your air quality.Continue reading What is the State of the Air? ALA Releases Annual Report
With extreme heat comes poor air quality. What is the connection between the two? We take a look at why pollution and ozone increase on hot summer days. For those who experience changing seasons, summertime brings warm temperatures and highly anticipated outdoor activities. While Chicago is known for its extremely frigid winters, summertime sees its […]Continue reading High Heat and Air Quality: What’s the Connection?
How do pets, insects, and other wildlife fares when it comes to dealing with the negative effects of air pollution? Spoiler: It’s not good. Air pollution produces countless problems for humans including allergies, chronic illness, and even skin problems. There is a lot of information on how air pollution affects us humans, but what about […]Continue reading Wildlife and Pets are Affected by Air Pollution Too
Do you suffer from summer allergies? Stay prepared for all your summer fun with our guide to common summer allergy triggers and prevention tips. While spring and fall tend to be the height of allergy season, summertime can also be an unpleasant time for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. As you’re spending more time outside, […]Continue reading Getting Smart with Summer Allergies: Causes and Prevention
Pollution makes breathing hard, but how does it impact your skin? We examine the damaging effects of pollution and the solutions that protect your skin. Uneven skin tone? Accelerated aging? Loss of firmness? All of these are evidence of the damage air pollution has on your skin. You already know diet and exercise play an […]Continue reading The Astonishing Ways Pollution is Damaging Your Skin
Indoor air pollution is a serious year-round issue, but houseplants can be a secret weapon in cleaning it up. It’s easy to take houseplants for granted. Oftentimes they are purchased as something that fills out a certain corner of the house, brightens the apartment, and very little else. Despite our perceptions of the average houseplant, […]Continue reading Houseplants: Secret Pollution Fighters
Springtime can silently fill your home with some of the most hazardous airborne pollutants. While it’s no secret that polluted indoor air is unhealthy to breathe, what causes this environment isn’t exactly clear all of the time. Some of the components that create poor indoor air quality are omnipresent dangers, while others are seasonal. Despite […]Continue reading Is Your Home a Hotbed for Illness?
Is your indoor air more polluted than outdoor air? We take a look at the ways indoor air pollution can be as harmful as outdoor air pollution. Pollution is a very real concern in today’s society. Common knowledge would have you retreat indoors when poor outdoor air quality reaches a certain level. Take cities like […]Continue reading Indoor Air vs. Outdoor Air: Which is Really Better?