A tragedy in the air
Posted on: September 4, 2019 | By Mike Booth
The tragic death of a London schoolgirl could provide greater awareness of the dangers of poor air quality. It may also be the catalyst for significant change. When nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah passed away in 2013, doctors initially listed cause of death as respiratory failure as a result of severe asthma. In fact, Kissi-Debrah had the […]
Do you know the facts on Allergies and Asthma?
Posted on: August 5, 2019 | By Mike Booth
We spend 90% of our time indoors—and indoor air can be teeming with irritants that trigger allergies and asthma. Get the facts about allergies and asthma and what you can to do relieve symptoms in your facility. Download a PDF
Fostering a culture of health in the workplace
Posted on: July 17, 2019 | By Mike Booth
In recent years, employers have looked to employee wellness programs as a means of increasing productivity, reducing insurance costs and fostering better employee wellbeing and satisfaction. There’s a direct correlation between employee wellbeing and costs to employers. Worker’s compensation claims and healthcare bills amount to more $60 billion per year in the U.S. So, it […]
It’s curtains! For air pollution
Posted on: June 20, 2019 | By Mike Booth
In recent years, all sorts of companies have focused their attention on the environment—and some have intensified efforts to correct the ills of poor air quality due to global air pollution. Now, home furnishing giant IKEA is stepping into the indoor air quality arena in a most unusual way. Introducing GUNRID The company has developed […]
Are HVAC Systems the Answer?
Posted on: May 23, 2019 | By Mike Booth
When business owners hear that indoor air is two to five times more polluted than outdoor air—which is already heavily polluted—they think the solution lies in focusing on the building’s HVAC system. But that may not solve the problem of poor air quality. Here’s why: HVAC systems recirculate HVAC systems work because they recirculate […]