Indoor Air

Reducing Exposure to Toxic Chemicals During Home Renovations

When it comes time to do a home renovation, it’s often easy to get swept up in creating the new design and choosing all the products. But, have you ever thought about what types of dust and contaminants you could be exposed to during demolition? Or, what types of chemicals might be released from the new products?

LiveWall Living Walls for Houses

More and more homeowners and builders are choosing living walls for houses because they purify the air, reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs), humidify the air, and promote a healthier, happier family. People surrounded by green wall plants experience improved mental and physical health, feel more content and relaxed, and are more creative.

6 Unsettling Facts About the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

While pollutants from individual sources probably don’t pose a significant health risk on their own, most homes have many sources of pollution, and the cumulative effects of these sources is what poses a serious health risk. Click through for some unsettling truths about the indoor air quality in your home.

Breathe Easy Cabinetry for Indoor Air Quality

Breathe Easy Cabinetry offers eco-friendly cabinetry of the highest quality that is as beautiful on the outside as it is healthy on the inside! Breathe Easy Cabinets are constructed of non-toxic, environmentally friendly materials, including sustainably harvested wood, formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and non-toxic glues and finishes.

Why You Can’t Always Trust a Zero-VOC Paint Label

it’s no wonder that when most people see “zero-VOC” on a paint label, they assume it means there are no VOCs. Zilch. Zip. None. In actuality, that’s not what it means at all – at least not most of the time. Here are the facts about VOCs and why you can’t always trust a zero-VOC paint label.

RenewAire Energy Recovery Ventilation

More than 30 years ago, RenewAire became the first U.S. manufacturer to produce a static plate Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV). Its elegantly simple cross-flow technology offers positive air stream separation, which provides healthy, fresh air while recapturing heat or coolness normally wasted in an exhaust air stream.

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