by Jeff Miekush Do you remember? Back in the cobwebs of your memory – when you could read a trade journal and not even see an article about mold. Do you remember? Back when asbestos was king. Lately, most articles about environmental issues in the media have been geared toward mold. This article may prove
If you have interest in healthy, environmentally-sustainable indoor environments, you should seriously consider attending the The Northeast Indoor Air Quality & Energy Conference, scheduled for May 2-3, 2017 in beautiful Portland, Maine. This event is packed with programming exploring the balance between healthy indoor environments and energy-efficient sustainable buildings. The mix of programs and
By Kimberly Hutcherson, CNN – Updated 2:15 PM ET, Sun April 2, 2017 (CNN)A teenage boy died and 14 other people were hospitalized after guests at a southern Michigan hotel were found unconscious around an indoor pool. Fire officials said they believe the cause was carbon monoxide poisoning. The 14 were taken to local hospitals
Today at 9:00 PM ET BY Moms Clean Air Force It’s that time of year again! We’re excited to announce that we are partnering with Healthy Schools Network this Spring for the fifth year in a row to host a Twitter chat in celebration of the 15th annual National Healthy Schools Day. The chat will focus
15th Annual National Healthy Schools Day 45 Partners Call for Investing in Children’s Health and Learning (Tuesday, April 4, 2017) – “In this our 15th year of celebrating healthy schools, we are focused closely on two core problems,” said Claire Barnett, Executive Director, Healthy Schools Network, the national sponsor of the Day: “that too many
Join RIA for the 2017 International Restoration Convention and Industry Expo taking place April 5 – 7 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel in Palm Springs, California. Attend a robust array of sessions focused on current issues and topics facing the restoration industry and networking opportunities with your peers and thought leaders in the field.
Emails obtained by CNN include information about a mold outbreak in Pittsburgh hospitals. By Lauren del Valle, CNN – Updated 5:14 PM ET, Fri March 31, 2017 (CNN)The likely source of a deadly mold outbreak that started in 2014 at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals was the hospitals’ linen provider, according to findings shared
EPA Indoor Environments Division sent this bulletin at 03/08/2017 10:00 AM EST View EPA’s On-Demand Professional Training Webinars to Gain Buy-In From School Personnel! Here’s what a school district representative has to say about these online trainings: Acquiring the knowledge— “I thought I had a good understanding of IAQ, yet in every webinar, the presenter has
Recipients of the Indoor Air Quality Association’s Hall of Fame and Advocate of the Year Awards were recognized at the organization’s recent 20th Annual Meeting held in Las Vegas, Nev. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have contributed to the advancement of the science and public recognition of the subject of indoor air quality.
by Kevin Stack Typically, building codes, scientists, health and wellness and green building programs concentrate on indoor sources that impact human health and performance. Often the connection between land use and zoning policies, outdoor sources of pollutants and impacts on IEQ is overlooked. How land use decisions influence IEQ, however, is more critical than ever.