House Dust Allergy

Since the composition of the dust varies, a large percentage of allergens can not be recognized in time. People with allergies often suffer from symptoms for a long time, not knowing what the real cause of their allergic reactions is. There is more than "just dust" in house dust. It is made of many components that individually contribute to allergies. Thus the...

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How hot is too hot?

Heat exhaustion Heat causes heat exhaustion, which can be dangerous. The symptoms of heat exhaustion can come on suddenly without warning, or they may creep up on you gradually. The most common signs of heat exhaustion include: confusion, dizziness, nausea, feeling faint, sweating profusely from many areas of the body... If you, or anyone else, has symptoms of heat exhaustion,...

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6 Types of Bugs You Can Find in Your HVAC

Insects are the most diverse group of organisms. There are approximately 900 thousand different kinds of insects known to man. They are true cosmopolites since they inhabit almost every corner of the planet Eart. So, we shouldn't be surprised to find them in our HVAC system. Here is the list of 7 bugs commonly found in the ventilation system 1. Flies 2....

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Indoor Plants, Natural HVAC Systems

Plants are extremely important for air quality. They convert carbon dioxide, water, and minerals into oxygen and energy-rich compounds. So, keeping indoor plants would be a great idea for indoor air quality as well. Before you decide to buy a plant, you should carefully consider which type of plant is the best for your apartment and the typical climate of...

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Poor Air Quality In DC

Air quality in the D.C. area continues to be an issue, with experts saying climate change is an increasing problem. Climate change is having an increasing effect on air quality. One of the reasons why D.C. is suffering from poor air quality is smog. Smog is formed when chemicals in the atmosphere react with heat and sunlight. As temperatures rise, smog...

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Air Conditioner Main Functions

We can hardly imagine a hot summer day going without the AC. Fresh breeze cooling us down is all that we need at the moment. Usually, we take those moments of relaxation for granted, without thinking about how lucky we are to have the latest cooling technology at our home. What are the main Air Conditioner functions that provide us...

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DC Starts to Breathe!

Since the start of the global pandemic of COVID 19, all life in Washington has put on hold. The malls, playgrounds, pools, parks, and gardens were closed. Our day to day life has changed from the ground. Face masks and hand sanitizers have become a part of life. And eating out and drinking with friends has stopped. After almost...

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How Dirty Is Washington DC Compared To Other US Cities?

According to a review of government data by the cleaning-services company Busy Bee, New York City is the dirtiest metropolis in the United States, with more pests and litter than anywhere else. The company ranked 40 urban areas across the country based on pest and litter data from the American Housing Survey, air pollution data from the Environmental Protection Agency,...

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How to Cool Down When Your Ventilation System is Broken?

Nothing lasts forever. So we have to learn to live it up, take chances, and avoid all that drama that surrounds us. But, it's so hard to live in the moment when your A/C is broken, and the thermometer is showing the extreme summer temperatures. You have every reason for panic unless you have succeded to schedule an urgent...

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Natural ventilation vs Mechanical ventilation

Natural ventilation Natural ventilation, as the name implies, is a system using natural forces to supply fresh air for comfort and heat dissipation. As an alternative to mechanical ventilation, this approach relies on the natural wind force and buoyancy to deliver fresh air to indoor spaces. For most of human history, natural ventilation was the only way to dilute and...

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