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Carbon Monoxide – Beware This Silent Killer

As winter approaches, it is a great time to be having appliances serviced and checked for problems; as well, ensuring that flues are vented to the exterior and that there are no blockages. There are many things to be thinking about, and today, I wanted to share this with you to prevent issues, and potentially […]

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Indoor Air Contaminants – Discover Which 3 Are Most Commonly Overlooked

Indoor Air Contaminants – Discover Which 3 Are Most Commonly Overlooked DID YOU KNOW: Air is one of our most basic needs, yet our indoor air can be up to 10 times more polluted than the outdoor air. When people think about air pollution, they usually think about traffic-related air pollution. On the whole, this […]

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“Bake Outs,” Ozone and Our Indoor Air

Today, I want to share some information about ozone, VOCs and our indoor air. From here, I will share my stance on “bake outs,” so let’s start at the end to make sure it all makes sense. Volatile Organic Compounds The best example of VOCs is the smell of the cleaning aisle in the supermarket […]

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Avoiding Sick Building Syndrome in the Workplace

Avoiding Sick Building Syndrome in the Workplace Focus on Indoor Air Quality When it comes to air pollution, we tend to think about it in terms of the outdoors. We worry about factories’ smokestacks, traffic jams and other factors that pump pollutants into the air.   Yet air pollution isn’t just an outdoor problem.   […]

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Dehumidifiers – The Benefits of Using One Regularly

Let’s first explore humidity – to set the scene and give context to the rest of this post. What is Humidity? Humidity is the amount of water vapour in the air. It is important to know and understand this, particularly if you have any water damage or you live in a humid environment. Humidity is commonly […]

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Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action

Preventing Lead Poisoning is Essential This last week of October recognises the risk of lead poisoning in our lives – this is international Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action. Lead was the cause of the downfall of the Roman empire and it has been recognised as the cause of German composer Ludwig van Beethoven health […]

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VOC and The Health of the Individual

by Angela Petruzzi VOC is a complex issue and often misunderstood, in short VOC does not mean harmful and no VOC does not mean harmless. One should interpret various aspects of the information to make a truly informed decision. LIVOS and Its Stance in Relation to VOC and The Health of the Individual This document is […]

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Author of all content is Lucinda Curran, unless otherwise indicated.