pollutants

February 5, 2019

It’s Heart Month! Know How IAQ Affects Health

February is National Heart Awareness Month. What better time to ponder all the things that affect the health of your heart? You’re probably well aware of how diet and exercise contribute to keeping your heart healthy, but do you ever consider the effects of your indoor air quality on your health? The sad fact is that the air in our homes is much more polluted than the outside air. That can have an impact on your heart, as well as […]
November 2, 2017

Air Pollutants: The Journey Into Your Home

In such a beautiful area as Peachtree City, it’s hard to think that air pollutants could be a problem. Anyone who suffers from allergies might feel differently, however. Since this is a year-round mild climate, there are plenty of sources of airborne irritants.   The grasses on the lawns and golf courses, pollen from trees and shrubs create some misery, as do naturally occurring mold spores and manmade chemicals. Each of these easily enters your home: Through the windows and […]
March 29, 2016

Ways to Control Pollutants in Your Home

Good indoor air quality (IAQ) contributes significantly to good health, and minimizing pollutants is the best way to achieve better IAQ. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has found that indoor air ranks among the worst environmental hazards that people encounter. It’s not difficult to improve by: Avoidance — Many products used in homes contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that pose health hazards. Many cleaning and home improvement products, candles, cosmetics, and anything that contains perfumes emit VOCs. Look for low-VOC […]