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

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

New Air Quality Study Shows States Lagging Behind

Posted on Wed, Jun 01, 2011

Most ‘Industrial Countries’ have decided there is a link between health issues/ health care costs and residential ventilation, and have mandated all new homes be properly ventilated.  While this is not the case in the US, we do have Ventilation Recommendations (see ASHRAE 62.2).

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Tags: Air Quality Study, Outdoor Air Quality