Frazer Harrison via Getty Images Ten of the victims, who ranged in age from 52 to 94, were hospitalized. Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Disneyland has shut down and decontaminated two cooling towers following an outbreak of Legionnaires disease that sickened 12 people, nine of them guests or employees at the theme
By Susan Valenti Corliss — Current International Trends Becoming a Thrilling & Agonizing Occupation We spend a lot of time here at Healthy Indoors focusing on what’s happening indoor environment-wise in the U.S., sometimes broadening our focus to Canada, Mexico, the islands, and even the United Kingdom. But as we grow as a publication,
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Water taps at three San Francisco schools have been turned off after samples were found to contain lead levels above federal safety standards, according to school district officials. The San Francisco Chronicle identified the three schools as West Portal and Malcolm X elementary schools and San Francisco International High School.
Healthy Indoors Magazine — The October digital edition of Healthy Indoors Magazine is available online now! You can read it at https://HealthyIndoors.com/magazine . This month’s topics include: IAQ from around the world, Crawl Spaces, and Healthy Homes & Building Performance. Check out the newly added HI Reader Forum, where you can view discussions about articles
October 26, 2017 — Healthy Indoors Magazine has just added an online, interactive discussion community to the publication’s digital monthly edition. The all-new, HI Reader Forum resides at https://HealthyIndoors.com/forum and is streamed into the digital portions of the magazine. New comment buttons will be located at the end of select articles each month, that will
By John Lapotaire, CIEC – October 22, 2017 – for Active Rain After the recent hurricanes we have found ourselves faced with the misclassification of rain water from the hurricane as Category 3 water (Cat 3). The classification of water is defined by the IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration
by Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Treehugger.com – October 12, 2017 (Photo – Screen capture Neo in his cubicle in the Matrix. The air quality isn’t too good here, either) That’s where the air quality is so bad that it affects your ability to think properly or effectively. In his recent Wall Street Journal article Why Office
by Jack Springston– Healthy Indoors Magazine September 2017 Cover Story — It sometimes amazes me how people go about doing testing for indoor air quality surveys and then interpreting the data that they collect. Often, individuals will approach a problem with their own preconceived notions on what is causing the issue, and then go
by Joseph G. Allen — Harvard Business Review How often do you consider the air quality in your office and how it affects employees and their productivity? Chances are it’s not often. There is a tendency to assume that, as long as commonly used standards for air quality are met, it won’t be an issue.
by Jeffrey May—Healthy Indoors Magazine Unfortunately, in modern life, many (if not most) people in our country spend up to 90% of their lives indoors: in their homes, their work spaces, and even cars, trains and planes (these are still “indoor” spaces). Many people also exercise indoors – whether in health clubs or in basement