Air Quality

Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom
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Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom

Interviews and an analysis of five years of enforcement cases point to big gaps... More

Clearing the Air
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Clearing the Air

A dust-control system that doubles as a marketing tool. More

Larry Zarker on Indoor Air’s Health Threats
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Larry Zarker on Indoor Air’s Health Threats

Asthma continues to be a national epidemic affecting predominantly low income... More

Checklist to Reduce Airborne Health Hazards
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Checklist to Reduce Airborne Health Hazards

Use the EPA’s AirPlus form to cover the bases and set priorities More

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Is Energy Efficiency More Important Than Indoor Air Quality?

"When you go for energy efficiency, improving indoor air quality must be on your list," writes building science expert Allison Bailes. Yet, according to data from a recent American Institute of Architects survey, there is a big discrepancy between the two desires. More

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Fresh Air Shouldn't Only Be Outdoors

Most people spend more than 50% of their time indoors, so it is important to pay attention to the quality of the air in your home. That means more than installing a few carbon monoxide detectors or testing for radon. More

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Low-VOC? Trust but Verify

Despite putting great effort into reducing the amount of volatile organic compoundsóVOCsóin their products, adhesive and coating manufacturers are still facing an emerging national standard on VOC content that could hold them to the strictest of standards. More

New efficient showerhead from Danze
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New efficient showerhead from Danze

This showerhead uses 20 percent less water than a standard showerhead but offers... More

Product Review: The Jimmer A/C Vent Filter Bag
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Product Review: The Jimmer A/C Vent Filter Bag

REMODELING editor Stacey Freed and remodeler Michael Sauri take a closer look at... More

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