I can remember like it was yesterday when we took our firstborn home from the hospital. My wife and I spent countless hours getting our daughter’s bedroom ready with new paint, furniture, and decorations. In looking back at those preparations, I think that there was something else that I should have done; I should have made a greater effort in improving the air quality of our home prior to our trip to the hospital.
In a world filled with several options for expensive, “cutting edge” air purifiers and filters, there are several simple steps that can be taken to improve the indoor air quality naturally. This post will highlight what to do, or what not to do, to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) naturally.
The intention of this blog post is to review a website from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The website can be found here: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/environmental-health-protection/toxicology/indoor-air-quality-healthy-homes/idph-guidelines-indoor-air-quality The website provides some general guidelines for indoor air quality. Some details about each parameter are discussed. Parameters ranging from humidity and temperature to formaldehyde and particulates in
Living less than a half mile away from Lake Michigan in Chicago made the Lakefront Trail (LFT) effortlessly accessible. I could quickly warm up with a short walk or jog and almost instantly have access to the beautiful lake and a path designed specifically for pedestrians and bicyclists. The LFT lines the edges of the
Many people keep track of every gram of food going into their body. Yet, the very same people are often totally unaware of what they are breathing in. They would be surprised to find out that we eat about 3 pounds of food a day… and breath in over 30 pounds of air! To help