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.
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
FIBERLOCK TECHNOLOGIES DONATES MOLD REMEDIATION PRODUCT TOWARDS HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF EFFORTS TO TREAT 33,000 HOMES IN TEXAS ANDOVER, MA – As the recovery efforts in Texas from Hurricane Harvey accelerates, Fiberlock Technologies, a division of ICP Construction, is working to ensure that home and business owners have the tools necessary to restore damaged property. Fiberlock
RESEARCH TO PRACTICE – NAVIGATING CHANGING INDUSTRIES November 2nd-4th 2017 Seven Springs Resort, PA The Healthy Buildings Summit brings together indoor environmental professionals, cleaning and restoration professionals, building owners and managers, building scientists and home performance professionals for 2.5 days of presentations, panel discussions and research projects. This is a must attend event and unique
The wetter the better. From sponge cities in China to ‘berms with benefits’ in New Jersey and floating container classrooms in the slums of Dhaka, we look at a range of projects that treat storm water as a resource rather than a hazard by Sophie Knight for The Guardian They call it “pave, pipe, and
September 26, 2017 – Washington D.C. Creating a collaborative online community for home energy professionals, the Home Performance Coalition unites two premier communities into one dynamic, global social network. For the past seven years, the home performance industry has had two thriving online communities where members openly discuss topics such as energy efficiency, building
Shared from the 2017-09-24 Houston Chronicle eEdition Robert Haines apparently didn’t have a chance. Neither did Cathy Montgomery. They were neighbors who may never have met, but they had much in common. Both of them were 71-year-old residents of the Memorial area who lived near Buffalo Bayou. Both of them apparently thought they were safe