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April 30, 2019

A Toast to Air Quality: Raising Awareness and Why It’s Important

The fact that Earth Day closely precedes Air Quality Awareness Week is no surprise. Both are linked by how important air quality is to a healthy planet and home environment. Bad air harms both. In nature, all life pays a price when air quality suffers. Outdoor Air Outdoors, the Peachtree City area is plagued with high humidity that makes the hot weather in the summer uncomfortable. As the weather heats up, ozone pollution builds and harms the very young and […]
April 23, 2019

Homeowners: Learn How Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes Can Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

It’s been long established that smoking indoors quickly degrades indoor air quality, but for now, the research doesn’t indicate that electronic cigarettes have the same ill effects. What Are E-Cigarettes? When someone “smokes” these cigarettes, it produces a smoke-like vapor, which is why their use is commonly called vaping. The e-cigarettes use a battery to heat a liquid that contains nicotine to the point where it produces a steam-like vapor. The nicotine inside the cigarette is part of the vaping […]
April 16, 2019

Homeowners: Boost Your Air Quality with UV Lights

If the air quality in your home tends to suffer in the summer when the doors and windows are closed, consider putting UV (ultraviolet) lights in the ductwork or air handler to improve it. They’re silent, energy efficient, simple to maintain and take up virtually no space. UV Lights These lights provide the same spectrum of sunshine that sanitizes organic compounds. They work by altering the DNA of organic compounds, which prevents them from reproducing. Any virus or bacteria that […]
March 7, 2019

Sporting Equipment May Raise These IAQ Concerns

Your home gym gives you a convenient way to exercise and improve your health. To reap the full benefits, you likely took extra care choosing sporting equipment and make the effort to fit in regular workouts. Another priority should be the air quality of your exercise area, because of the adverse effects it can have on health. Reasons for IAQ Concerns With Home Gyms IAQ can be a serious issue in home gyms for two main reasons. First, these workout […]