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The Masking Tradition and Indoor Air Quality

Posted on Mon, Jan 23, 2012

Indoor air can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air outside

Today’s well-insulated and sealed homes trap odors and chemicals from rugs, furniture, and household cleaning products. Common sense and studies have shown that the by exhausting the pollutants and replacing this exhausted air with filtered, fresh air from outside, the quality of the home environment is uncommonly improved.  By adding heat and moisture recovery to this air exchange (in essence, recovering the energy already used to heat and cool the home), ventilation and filtration can be done for as little as 25 cents per day.

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Tags: Homeowners, Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Outdoor Air Quality, indoor air quality, Air Filration, recoupaerator

Indoor Air Quality Audit: The Outdoors

Posted on Fri, Oct 28, 2011

UltimateAir aims to promote health, specifically clean indoor air inside your home. As part of an ongoing "Indoor Air Quality Home Audit" series, we will travel to every room in the home and outside the home to share best practices and tips to ensure your family is breathing fresh air.

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Tags: Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Outdoor Air Quality, Indoor Air Quality Audit

Indoor Air Quality Audit: The Living Room

Posted on Wed, Oct 12, 2011

UltimateAir aims to promote health, specifically clean indoor air inside your home. As part of an ongoing "Indoor Air Quality Home Audit" series, we will travel to every room in the home to share best practices and tips to ensure your family is breathing fresh air.

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Tags: Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Indoor Air Quality Audit, indoor air quality

Indoor Air Quality Home Audit: The Bedroom

Posted on Tue, Jul 12, 2011

UltimateAir aims to promote health, specifically clean indoor air inside your home. As part of an ongoing "Indoor Air Quality Home Audit" series, we will travel to every room in the home to share best practice and tips to ensure your family is breathing fresh air.

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Tags: Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Air quality tips, Indoor Air Quality Audit, Indoor Air Quality Tips

Green Cleaning Products and Formaldehyde

Posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2011

Many of us frequently use "green" cleaning products in our homes. But, did you know that some of these products can produce levels of formaldehyde that can be dangerous to breathe?

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Tags: Indoor Air Pollutants, Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Air Quality Study

Allergy, Asthma Triggers, and your Indoor Air Quality

Posted on Wed, Apr 20, 2011

According to the Environmental Protection Agency roughly 25 million people suffer from asthma each year. Seven million of these sufferers are children. Air pollutants commonly found in homes, schools and other buildings trigger asthma symptoms such as chest tightness, wheezing, coughing and breathing problems. Left untreated, asthma attacks can be life-threatening.

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Tags: Indoor Air Pollutants, Indoor Air Pollution, Common Indoor Air Pollutants

Ultimate Air Health Risks of Dust Mites, Mold

Posted on Tue, Apr 05, 2011

Dust mites and mold are two common unwanted elements in homes and other buildings that can trigger or worsen asthma and hay fever symptoms. These environmental pollutants can cause wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and breathing problems. In severe cases, dust mites and mold contribute to life-threatening asthma emergencies.

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Tags: Indoor Air Pollutants, Common Indoor Air Pollutants, Home Energy Efficiency Best Practices

Why indoor air quality is so important

Posted on Mon, Mar 21, 2011

Breathing quality indoor air is critical for good health. Most Americans spend a significant amount of time indoors--either in the home, office or other types of buildings--where gas, chemical and other pollutants can cause headaches, eye irritation, allergies and fatigue. Serious pollutants can cause certain types of cancers and other long-term health complications.

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Tags: Indoor Air Pollutants, Indoor Air Pollution, Common Indoor Air Pollutants