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2013-05-07 23:29:26

Advanced Vapor Technologies (AVT) has announced that three scientific peer-reviewed papers validating TANCS steam vapor are now available. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Advanced Vapor Technologies (AVT) has announced that three scientific peer-reviewed papers validating TANCS® steam vapor are now available. According to AVT principal Rick Hoverson: “At Advanced Vapor Technologies, we believe our products are making facilities healthier by redefining the gold standard for an...

2013-05-01 23:04:30

With over twenty years of experience remediating mold for residential and commercial clients, SI Restoration recently published a detailed guide entitled “How to Remove Mold.” This simple yet effective tool offers sound advice for smaller mold removal projects while providing details on how to garner support from a mold removal specialist if needed. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Mold removal can be a dangerous task for any home or business owner. Allergens,...

2013-04-30 23:01:36

It is reported by the EPA and EnergyStar.gov that excessive air leakage and old insulation methods often causes the air inside of our homes to be more seriously polluted than the air outside of our homes. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 It´s proven that indoor air pollutants cause a variety of health problems, including irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, asthma, and even eventually respiratory disease, cancer, and even heart disease. The...

2013-04-18 14:03:45

Portable electric generators retrofitted with off-the-shelf hardware by the University of Alabama (UA) emitted significantly lower levels of carbon monoxide (CO) exhaust, according to the results of tests conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Compared with standard portable generators, CO emissions from the prototype machines were reduced by 90 percent or more, depending on the specific hardware used...

2013-04-16 23:04:35

Inexpensive mold kits seem like means to an end of mold growth in Hurricane Sandy affected communities. Mold experts SI Restoration urge homeowners to assess the dangers of mold exposure due to DIY removal methods. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Mold removal kits target desperate consumers looking to rid their homes of the dangers of mold exposure at an inexpensive cost. However, SI Restoration, an industry-leading mold remediation specialist with over twenty years of...

2013-04-16 23:01:52

Costa Farms O2 For You: Houseplants with a Purpose lets anyone bring home Earth´s natural air purifiers for health and well being. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Houseplants do more than just look leafy and gorgeous, they also help clean the air. These leafy air filters remove indoor pollutants by absorbing them through microscopic openings in their leaves. To help spread awareness of the dangers of indoor air pollution and educate consumers on the health benefits of having plants...

2013-04-16 19:27:05

The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open. A University of Leeds-led team studied airflow in a "Nightingale" ward–a classic hospital ward design that traditionally accommodates two rows of up to 30 beds–by using tracer gases to simulate how airborne infections spread. They found ventilation in the ward was generally good when windows were left open, keeping the danger of airborne infection low....


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