Residents can shrink their carbon footprints by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with their homes. Minimizing local air pollution can enhance ecological conservation and protect community members’ health, whereas inhaling emissions may cause asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Reducing air pollution also enhances climate change prevention measures. You can consciously increase your home’s sustainability […]
The risks to health may be greater due to exposure to air pollution indoors than outdoors.
Our homes are our sanctuaries these days, with most of us leaving much less often. Home has become the office, school, play and relaxation, all-in-one – leaving many of us with far less space than we thought we had! It’s time to incorporate whatever type of outdoor space you have into your daily routine. Opening […]
As you may know, we’ve had an extremely harsh summer here in California (and along the west coast) with an outrageous number of fires. These fires have lead to very poor air quality. In fact, at one point, numerous cities along the Western U.S. were being reported as having the worst air quality in the […]
If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]
While the good news is carbon emissions have dropped around 17 percent in recent months, due to coronavirus quarantines put in place around the world, indoor air pollution continues to be an issue we’re all dealing with day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American spends around 90% of their day […]
Adding a little more green into your daily routine doesn’t have to take a lot of time, nor does it need to be costly and complex. In actual fact, taking steps to go green can be relatively painless…at least when it comes to some of the basics.
Indoor air is unclean, stale and filled with pollutants. Compared to outdoor air, the air inside your home is ten times more contaminated. Many of the pollutants we inhale in our homes come from outdoors through windows, while others are from different sources inside our homes. Poor indoor air quality can be risky as it […]