Indoor 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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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

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The Bogeyman Called VOC

Kathy Shertzer blogs about sick building syndrome and the need for remodelers to educate themselves and their clients about VOCs. More

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Bad Air Day: Looking to Improve Indoor Air Quality? Address These Issues Bad Air Day: Looking to Improve Indoor Air Quality? Address These Issues

AS homes have become increasingly tight, indoor air quality has become increasingly important. But solutions are not always as straightforward as remodelers would like. More

Seize the Day: Remodeling Projects Offer an Opportunity to Add Energy Upgrades
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Seize the Day: Remodeling Projects Offer an Opportunity to Add Energy Upgrades

Even if you don't specialize in energy retrofits, many popular remodeling projects... More

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Retrofits 101: 7 Common Energy Retrofits

The most common energy retrofits and the cost, effort, and ROI for each. More

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