Reducing the sources of triggers, and exposure to triggers is called environmental control, and is a cornerstone of modern asthma management.
By The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI)
When a house is pressurized, soil gases and contaminants from within building cavities are kept out of the living space.
By Water Quality Association (WQA)
Since further studies and implementing change at the national level will take time, it is important to look into point-of-use (POU) filtration and water treatment as a final barrier.
By Home Energy Magazine
How residential building envelopes can act as particle filters.
Points to Ponder
Is Your Ventilation Balanced?
-April 29th, 2013
Balanced ventilation uses two fans that operate simultaneously, one to blow fresh air indoors and one to blow stale air outdoors—so the house experiences a neutral pressure. This avoids the negative effects of both pressurization and depressurization—but it costs more...
Q&A on Home Hazards - Content That Works
-March 25th, 2013
Following are questions and answers posed to HHI by Content That Works, a group "dedicated to helping local media and local businesses thrive by creating high-quality editorial products that attract readers."
1. What are some of the most...
Indoor Air Quality Defined
-March 5th, 2013
So, exactly what is indoor air pollution? Defined, indoor air pollution is the presence of substances (either gases or particulates) within a home’s atmosphere that could negatively affect human health (or the health of your pets). These pollutants might be...
An electric appliance using hot liquid inside copper tubing to deliver heat.
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