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Air Quality

Can Mold be the cause of your Weight Gain?

By on Apr 26, 2018 in Air Quality, Blog, Mold | 0 comments

Everywhere you look from television commercials, to magazines and even Facebook, there are articles on weight loss.  Some of these diets you’ve probably tried at one time or another.  Some of these diets may have seemed to work at first but then you gained the weight right back, even with going to the gym and running each week,  So why isn’t anything...

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Mercury-Containing Flooring – A potential health concern

By on Feb 28, 2018 in Air Quality, Blog | 0 comments

It’s been in the news…harmful levels of mercury vapors have reportedly been released into the air from some athletic polymer floors.  From 1960 to 1980 mercury was used in the polymer mixture, as a catalyst, to form a solid rubber flooring mixture.  Specifically, it was Phenyl-mercuric-Acetate (PMA) that was used to spread and level the liquid flooring.  Known...

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Hidden Toxins in School Gym Floors — Mercury Vapor

Hidden Toxins in School Gym Floors — Mercury Vapor

By on Aug 15, 2017 in Air Quality, Blog | 1 comment

Over the past fifteen years, the relatively common occurrence of mercury in rubberized gym floors has been confirmed by several state health departments. The presence of mercury in gyms or other areas in schools that use the same type of synthetic polyurethane flooring is a scary revelation as the mercury will vaporize at room temperature (77°F or 25°C). As a vapor,...

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Indoor Air Quality in Winter

By on Feb 16, 2016 in Air Quality, Blog, Mold | 2 comments

How Does my Indoor Air Quality Change in the Winter? In the winter months we are bombarded with blogs, news articles, and inserts that accompany our bills advising us to button up our home, seal all the cracks, and insulate everything to keep heating costs down. But have you asked yourself “What does this do to my indoor air quality?” By reducing or eliminating the...

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