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Improved Indoor Air Quality in 5 Simple Steps

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 […]

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4 Air Purifying Plants for Your Apartment

Living in an apartment or condominium can be confining. It’s not just the space that gets a little stuffy sometimes; it’s also the air quality. Many condo-dwellers purchase devices like air purifiers or humidifiers to try to regulate the air quality of their home. However, these devices can take up an inordinate amount of space, […]

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Correlation Between Indoor Air Pollution and Plants

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 […]

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Biofriendly Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

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 […]

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20 Ways You Can Be Greener Today Than Yesterday

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.

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Can Air Conditioners Be Used to Help Clean Up Indoor Air Pollution?

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 […]

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3 Ways To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Naturally

Providing the best for loved ones comes naturally to any head of the family. Homeowners go through great lengths to ensure the comfort and safety of their household. Did you know the quality of indoor air is often worse than the air outside? Many factors make the air inside your home unhealthy. In fact, there […]

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4 Biofriendly Activities to Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox

Autumn is officially here. Now this doesn’t mean it’s time to change your clocks back (if your state/area observes Daylight Savings Time), it simply means the Autumnal Equinox aka Autumn Equinox aka Fall Equinox is upon us. So, summer is officially over for those north of the equator and fall has arrived. What Is the […]

Green Is More Than Just a Color: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Green is much more than just a color. It’s a commitment to protecting the environment. It is conducting yourself in an eco-friendly manner as much as possible. It is a celebration of life. It’s thinking about the future, not just the present. It’s focusing on sustainability what that means in your day-to-day activities. On St. […]

Sustainable Design and Building Materials

When someone talks about sustainable design, he or she is generally referring to design focused on environmental consciousness. What is going to be good for the environment, in addition to being good for the building’s residents? How does the design factor in an increased use of renewable resources while generating only a minimal amount of waste? […]