AUSTIN– Healthy Indoors Magazine will be in Austin, TX for the HOMEChem open house event on on June 22, 2018. HI publisher Bob Krell will co-host this week’s IAQ Radio show with Joe Hughes live from the UTest House at 12:00 PM EDT. Bob will be joining Corbett and Grace Lunsford, hosts of the upcoming
By Phillip Beere– Is an airtight house a health hazard? Some will say yes. The EPA cites indoor air sometimes contains 2 to 5 times the pollutants compared to the outdoors, due to issues that range from moisture and mold to carbon monoxide poisoning and asthma. The source of these issues, include poor filtration, bad ventilation, homeowner behavior, and off-gassing from
Ellen Tohn Makes the Case for Adding Health to the Home Equation By Susan Valenti Corliss In 2000, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), University of Tulsa and myself produced a conference on asthma and allergies that was supposed to break down barriers between the medical community and the indoor environmental industry. It was thought that
Healthy Indoors has joined the group of Founding Sponsors for the new PBS series, Home Diagnosis. Home Diagnosis is an upcoming 30-minute series coming to PBS! The show follows Corbett and Grace as they solve mystery problems of all types in homes new and old. Created, produced, and hosted by Corbett Lunsford (Building Performance Workshop)
The May cover story in the upcoming issue of Healthy Indoors Magazine will feature Ellen Tohn, who was a keynote presenter at the recent IAQ & Energy 2018 Conference in Portland, ME. HI’s Bob Krell had an opportunity to sit down with her after that presentation to discuss this topic. We know that efficiency efforts
By Nate Adams — A healthy home is in balance. It’s comfortable, healthy, and easy to control. Part of what make it healthy are that moisture levels aren’t too high or too low, dust particles are being filtered out, chemical and pollutant levels are under control, and the air just feels fresh. In other words,
By Jeffrey C. May — Mold can pose serious health risks – especially for people with allergies and asthma. The key to controlling mold growth is reducing moisture, whether from leaks, high humidity or variations in temperature in your home. Below are ten tips to help you keep your home drier and thus mold free.