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How to Select the Best Air Purifier For Your Needs

Indoor air pollution is a serious problem. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), air pollution levels are two to five times higher indoors. In some buildings with a lack of proper ..
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The Top Secret History of Air Purifiers

As many as 8 out of 10 allergy sufferers have allergy symptoms year-round due to indoor allergens. Perennial allergy symptoms can be controlled by improving indoor air quality with air cleaners. ..
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Why Indoor Air Quality is Essential For Good Health

Indoor air quality is a major health concern. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), pollutant levels are two to five times higher inside the home than out. These pollutants include ..
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The Benefits of an Air Purifier in a Childs Room

Air purifiers not only eliminate allergens, odors, and toxic chemicals, but they also produce white noise (because of their internal fans). This white noise drowns out other disturbing background ..
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How Do Air Purifiers Work?

Although they may seem like a new innovation, air purifiers have been around for more than 200 years. Beginning as protective masks for fireman, air purifiers have now evolved the ability to protect ..
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Air Purifier Standards, Ratings and Certifications

Whether you're an allergy or asthma sufferer, or someone who is concerned with providing your family with the best indoor air quality, finding a solution to the airborne contaminants in your home is ..
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Some Air Cleaners Actually Pollute the Air

Some popular air cleaners actually pollute the air with ozone, a known lung irritant. Ozone is a molecule composed of three oxygen atoms; it's the same molecule that makes up the ozone layer of our ..
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Different Types of Air Filters Explained

If you want better indoor air quality, then you need a quality air purifier. Air purifiers reduce the airborne allergens that aggravate allergies and asthma. As dirty, contaminated air flows through ..
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How to Protect Your Children From Lead Poisoning

Parents should be concerned about protecting their children from exposure to lead. “The reason for concern is there is no good level of lead in the body, " says Robert J. Geller, medical ..
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Air Purifiers For Odor Removal

Do smoky cigars, lingering pet odors, or strong fumes pollute the air in your home? Although odors and foul smells are a natural part of life, they don't have to be a part of your indoor air! Anyone ..
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Air Purifiers For Mold Allergy Relief

Mold - the microscopic fungi that invades your home to expose you and your family to severe health risks. Although mold comprises the “blue" of bleu cheese, it is neither tasty nor inviting ..
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Indoor Air Quality During Winter

Indoor air quality is often much worse than outdoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that indoor air pollutant levels could be two to five times higher than pollution levels ..
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Indoor Air Quality and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), once widely regarded with skepticism, is a growing health concern for many Americans. The October 2006 issue of National Geographic magazine features an in-depth ..
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Environmental Control The Best Treatment For Allergies

Three basic treatment options exist for allergy sufferers: 1. Allergy Medication 2. Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots) 3. Environmental Control What Is Environmental Control? Environmental control ..
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Air Purifier Buying Guide

The tight seals that make your home comfortable and energy efficient also make the indoor air more polluted. The air inside your home is five to ten times dirtier than the air outside, and Americans ..
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VOCs and Indoor Air Quality

VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) are a major concern for indoor air pollution. The EPA estimates levels of some common pollutants to be 2-5 times higher inside homes than out. If you've ever shopped .
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Wood Burning Fireplaces and Air Pollution

Wood-burning fireplaces are becoming more popular. There's something romantic and relaxing about sitting near a fireplace, hearing the crackle of the wood, and gazing at the flickering flames. And ..
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