Tag Archives: indoor air quality

When “Nice” Weather Causes Indoor Air Quality and Humidity Problems

The shoulder season between cooling and heating our homes often means indoor health and comfort problems. Are you ready for them?… Read more

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Are You Looking for the Safer Choice Label?

RTAblog_2015_0414_SaferChoiceLabelThe Safer Choice label identifies household cleaning and home products that meet stringent health and environmental safety standards. This is particularly important for children and pets.… Read more

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2015 NGBS is Open for Public Comment!

RTAblog_2014_1007_2015NGBSThe 2015 National Green Building Standard is open for public comment. What could possibly be more exciting than commenting on a sustainable building standard?… Read more

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When To Open Your Windows + Doors for Fresh Air?

You know how this blog is always going on about only opening the windows when conditions are favorable? You won’t often find more favorable conditions than this beautiful Atlanta afternoon!… Read more

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Counterpoint: Open a Window for Improved Indoor Air Quality?

RTAblog_2015_0305_babyAn article by Healthy Child Healthy World claims you should open a window, especially when it’s cold outside. Is that true? What’s best for your family?… Read more

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Bad, Better or Best: 3 Ways to Get Fresh Air in Your Home

RTAblog_2015_0304_WindowNoticeThere are three primary ways to provide mechanical ventilation to a home. The first is not good. The second is better but not great. The third is the best choice. Do you know your options?… Read more

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What Does the Air Quality in Your House Have to do with The Masters Tournament in Augusta?

For much of America, three things arrive in April of every year. One is The Masters golf tournament and the other two can have a significant impact on your health.… Read more

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