Monthly Archives: September 2015

I Want an Indoor Air Quality Test, Please!

“I want an Indoor Air Quality Test!” This is a request that we hear often from homeowners, renters, building owners, etc. All of whom are concerned about the quality of their indoor air.  Many of these people are under the impression that one “test” or “sample” can tell us everything we need to know about the air quality within a structure.  This is almost never the case. There are so many potential contaminants that can […]

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Formaldehyde Emissions in Laminate Flooring; How Dangerous is It?

Formaldehyde Emissions in Laminate Flooring How Dangerous is It?

Is your home having a negative impact on your health? Is that even possible? We should all pay close attention to Formaldehyde emissions and the potential for exposure via building materials .  According to the National Cancer Institute, Formaldehyde is a colorless, odorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical. It is often used in construction and building materials and many household products. But there’s a darker side to Formaldehyde: some individuals can experience various short-term effects. In a […]

Dryer Vent Performance Standards – Defined and Published

The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) has recently published the following new industry standard. Dryer Exhaust Duct Performance (DEPD) The NADCA Standard For Measuring Residential Dryer Exhaust Duct Performance This is an important standard created for evaluating dryer vent exhaust duct performance. NADCA published the first air duct cleaning standard which was accepted industry wide in 1992. The standard was titled “1992-01, Mechanical Cleaning of Non-Porous Air Conveyance System Components.”  This standard has evolved to […]

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