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Healthy Indoors (IAQ)

The Healthy Indoors group is focused on indoor air quality (IAQ), mold, moisture control, radon, lead, air duct cleaning & HVAC hygiene, and building performance/ building science-related topics that affect the healthiness of our indoor environments, like air leakage.

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Carrier Donates High Efficiency Home Comfort Systems for Habitat for Humanity® of St. Joseph County’s First Net Zero Homes

Carrier and three factory authorized dealers will provide three different systems to achieve high efficiency heating and cooling Carrier supports Habitat for Humanity SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 17, 2018 – To celebrate the 116th anniversary of the invention of modern air conditioning, Carrier is donating dozens of heating and cooling systems to Habitat for Humanity’s

The post Carrier Donates High Efficiency Home Comfort Systems for Habitat for Humanity® of St. Joseph County’s First Net Zero Homes appeared first on Healthy Indoors.

Russian Mining Firm Puts Trump’s Face On Its Asbestos Products

By Oliver Milman — The Guardian — As U.S. officials decide against banning product, producer Uralasbest puts Trump “seal of approval” on pallets. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/russian-mining-firm-puts-trumps-face-on-its-asbestos-products_us_5b4765c9e4b022fdcc56d934 This story was produced and originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Donald Trump’s environmental policies may have caused controversy in the

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4 places you can get bedbugs from besides your bed

By Adriana Belmonte — Jun. 29, 2018, 2:30 PM Bedbugs aren’t limited to just dirty places, in fact, anyone can find their houses infested by them. Always clean your belongings after traveling to prevent bugs from entering your home. To lessen your risk of getting bedbugs, avoid buying used furniture. Bedbugs are the definition of a nightmare

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Comment by Rob on June 20, 2018 at 12:56pm

Hello,

Has anyone tried custom filtering of window AC units? Specifically concerned with restricting flow and overburdening the unit's motor. Wondering what MERV filter is 'safe' here. Tips welcomed, thanks.

-Rob

 

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