Dry Air

The air people breathe needs to have moisture in it, at a level of at least 25% relative humidity. If the air in your home falls below this target and becomes overly dry, it can affect your health and the … Continue reading

Humid Air

It’s a known fact that the human body tends to feel most comfortable at a relative humidity of about 45%. But what can you do when the environment in your home feels “sticky” and you just can’t cool off? When … Continue reading

Stuffy Air

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the fourth most common gas on the planet and is released with every breath we exhale. CO2 is also a byproduct of the burning of wood, gasoline, oil, kerosene, natural gas, and charcoal. When poor ventilation is … Continue reading

Airborne Particles

Airborne particles can irritate the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs and increase respiratory problems, especially in those with preexisting medical conditions, such as cardiovascular illness and immune system diseases. Many types of particles, such as smoke, pet dander, mold spores, … Continue reading

State of Our Indoor Air Report 2007

The AirAdvice State of Our Indoor Air Report 2007, a landmark report developed by AirAdvice, Inc., presents findings based on 100,000 indoor air quality (IAQ) tests conducted in homes across North America over a 34-month period (March 2004 – December … Continue reading

AirAdvice for Homes

AirAdvice for Homes IAQ: Make the Invisible Visible AirAdvice for Homes™ IAQ is a portable diagnostic system for providing easy, automated assessments of home air quality and energy efficiency. Identify problems having to do with: Particles Chemicals (Volatile Organic Compounds) Carbon … Continue reading

About AirAdvice for Homes

AirAdvice for Homes, Inc™ has its origins in the 1990s, when John Skardon was searching for a way to help his wife manage her severe asthma. She could experience a life threatening attack when exposed to particles and volatile organic compounds … Continue reading

AirAdvice for Homes

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) IAQ is the air quality within the home as it relates to the occupants’ health and comfort. The EPA has identified indoor air pollution as one of the top five urgent environmental risks to public health. … Continue reading

Medical Doctors

The EPA and its Science Advisory Board rank indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health. Indoor air pollution poses many challenges to the health professional in making a diagnosis. The EPA have even written a … Continue reading

Elderly

Elderly The health effects of indoor air pollution can be especially detrimental for elderly persons. In general, the elderly population spends more time indoors (especially if sick), and therefore has more exposure to indoor contaminants than working-age adults. For the … Continue reading