air quality

9
Oct

All There Is To Know About the Top Mold Specialists in Ottawa

Do you reside within or around Ottawa? Does your household have some mold related issues? If it does then this read will help you seek the aid of some of the most qualified mold experts Ottawa. They will help you get rid of the mold using highly effective methods. In addition to this, most of them deal with other home-related

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3
Oct

All There Is To Know About Radon Gas as an Indoor Pollutant

  Do you live in an old building with poor ventilation? Do you suffer from various health issues and complications? If you do, then you might be facing exposure to high concentration of radon gas. Radon gas is a colorless and odorless gas emitted from the rock and soil used to build the house. The uranium present in the rock

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4
Sep

RADON AND LUNG CANCER – CAUSES AND PREVENTION

To start off this article, you need to first understand what Radon is. So, what is Radon? Radon is an odorless, colorless, radioactive gas. It is formed naturally from the decay of radioactive elements like uranium that are found in distinct amounts in the soil. Radon gas from rocks and the soil can move into the underground water and surface.

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24
Aug

AWAIR – BEAUTIFUL AND USEFUL INDOOR AIR QUALITY MONITOR

Introductory The Awair is an indoor air quality monitor designed for home use with smart features integrated. It has a classy wooden frame. On the back it has power input and a reset button. On the front is the sensor and a speaker. The front also displays your current indoor air quality represented by a number between 1 and 100

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12
Aug

INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND MOLD: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS

Intro Cоntіnuіng mеdіа аttеntіоn gіvеn tо thе hеаlth effects оf toxic mоld, thе оutbrеаk of infectious diseases ѕuсh аѕ ѕwіnе flu, аnd the increase іn chronic rеѕріrаtоrу dіѕеаѕеѕ such as asthma hаvе rеѕultеd іn a growing іntеrеѕt and attention tо indoor аіr quality in hоmеѕ, соmmеrсіаl buildings, ѕсhооlѕ, аnd hоѕріtаlѕ. IAQ саn bе affected bу mісrоbіаl соntаmіnаntѕ ѕuсh аѕ mold

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23
Jul

INDOOR AIR POLLUTION – SOURCES OF INDOOR AIR POLLUTION AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM

Intro Indoor air pollution can be a very critical health risk. According to research done by the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is usually 2-5 times more polluted compared to the one outdoors. At times, it can be much more polluted than this. Combining this statistic with the fact that the average Canadian spends over 90% of his/her time indoors,

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21
Jul

HOW TO IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND REDUCE AIR POLLUTION

HOW TO IMPROVE INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND REDUCE AIR POLLUTION It is obvious that all humans desire to breathe clean air. In a progressively urbanized world, pollution and air quality are essential and hotly debated issues. More often than not, we tend to assume that air pollution is something that we face while outdoors in the form of that yellow

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3
Jul

MORE RADON ON RAINY DAYS?!

Here in Ottawa, it seems like lately it has been raining more often than not. It is even raining right now as I write this article. Don’t worry though, I would not waste your time by talking about how depressing rainy days can be. No, this article will address a unique concern when it comes to radon present in homes

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25
Jun

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE AND CANCER RISK

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE AND CANCER RISK Before we start off this article, it is good to first know what asbestos really is. So, what is asbestos? Asbestos is a group of minerals occurring naturally as fiber bundles. These fibers are found in rocks and soils in several parts of the world. They are mainly made of oxygen and silicon, but they

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15
Jun

Give-Away to Win One of 10 Radon Measurements

Simon Air Quality Will Be Giving Away 10 Radon Measurements to 10 Lucky Winners!! Start Date: July 1, 2017 End Date: July 31, 2017 Have you always wondered about radon? Curious about what it is and what it does? Maybe you know enough about radon to know you don’t want it harming you or your family.     About Radon

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