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Articles about indoor air quality


Top 10 Houseplants that Clean the Air

Last updated: 05/28/2019

Looking for a simple way toimprove your indoor air quality? House plants are the answer.  So often we forget that the environment has the natural ability to clean itself. Many...

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IGERT Trainees Welcome and Wow at Indoor Air 2011

Last updated: 05/26/2019

Twenty-eight past and present trainees and affiliates of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program in...

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How your clothes influence the air you breathe

Last updated: 05/23/2019

Dusan Licina, a tenure-track assistant professor at the Smart Living Lab, EPFL Fribourg, has taken a critical look at how much we really know about our exposure to particles and...

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Clothing impacts indoor air quality: a collaborative modeling study

Last updated: 05/20/2019

The World Health Organization estimates that 3.8 million people die prematurely from exposure to indoor air pollution per year. However, in comparison to outdoor air pollution,...

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Impact of Low-Income Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits on Building Air Tightness and Healthy Home Indicators

Last updated: 05/14/2019

Impact of Low-Income Home Energy Efficiency Retrofits on Building Air Tightness and Healthy Home Indicators Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder,...

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How An Interior Designer Is Working To Rid Buildings Of Dangerous Air Toxins

Last updated: 05/14/2019

Thirteen years ago, interior designer Jillian Pritchard Cooke was working on the first LEED-for-home house in Atlanta. For the uninitiated, LEED, Leadership in Energy and...

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Homes like parkas? Shivering Arctic dwellers may need housing rethink

Last updated: 05/13/2019

SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Arctic housing specialist Jack Hébert likes to paraphrase a saying from the Inupiaq, a Native Alaskan group living north of the Arctic...

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23 Subtle Ways Your House Might Be Making You Sick

Last updated: 05/11/2019

Toxic chemicals and other harmful substances could be hiding all over your house. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family. How your home can harm you Ursula...

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5 Reasons to Install Air Purifiers in Your Office – Times Square Chronicles

Last updated: 05/10/2019

With the air pollution reaching an all-time high in recent years, many company owners are deciding to do something about the air quality in their offices. Most of them are...

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Taking on poor air quality in South Asia brick by brick - Scope

Last updated: 05/06/2019

In 2004, epidemiologist Stephen Luby, MD, his wife and his four children moved to Dhaka so he could investigate emerging infection hotspots for the U.S. Centers for Disease...

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