Healthcare

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 […]

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Do you know the facts on Allergies and Asthma?

Do you know the facts on Allergies & Asthma in your facility? Download our infographic to learn more about how to protect your facility. 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

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Fostering a culture of health in the workplace

Do employee wellness programs foster a culture of health? 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 […]

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It’s curtains! For air pollution

IKEA addresses poor air quality with their new innovative fabric curtains that helps reduce air pollution when exposed to light. 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 […]

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Making Them Healthier and Happier with IAQ

Posted on: June 6, 2019 | By Mike Booth

It makes perfect sense: healthier employees are happier employees. However, many business owners believe developing a wellness program or a smoking cessation class is the path to employee happiness. Not so fast. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) affects Productivity According to a recent study commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association in the United Kingdom, almost […]

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