Are You ready for Spring? Allergy Season is Here
By: Surgically Clean Air What are allergies? What do Allergies cost to our Healthcare System? How is Climate Change making allergy season worse? What new ways are there to help allergy suffers clean their indoor air – to ease their suffering ‘drug-free’.
Going Camping This Summer – Be Aware of the Indoor Air
According to Greenpeace…. The Inside Air In Your Favorite Outdoor Store Can Be 1000X Worse Than The Outdoor Air You Are Getting Ready During the summer months, millions of North Americans and Europeans head outdoors to go camping, hiking, walking and more… to revitalize their health with great outdoor air. In the process of packing […]
Cooking with a Gas Could be Harmful to You & Your Family
By: Surgically Clean Air Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in many homes exceeds the health-based standards for chronic and acute exposures of pollutants (Logue et al. 2011). On average, [North] Americans spend more than 65% of their time in homes (Klepeis et al. 2001), and numerous studies have noted the importance of Indoor Air Quality and […]
Air Pollution from Forest Fires
By Surgically Clean Air Wildfire Smoke Makes Vancouver, Canada… Look Like Bejing, China Canada experiences up to 8,000 wildfires per year. These fires produce an immense amount of smoke that can get up into the upper atmosphere and travel hundreds of kilometres and impact the lives of millions of people. In the summer of 2017, […]
Dust Mites (reprinted from the American Lung Association)
By: Surgically Clean Air What Are Dust Mites? Dust mites are microscopic, insect-like pests that generate some of the most common indoor substances—or allergens—that can trigger allergic reactions and asthma in many people. Hundreds of thousands of dust mites can live in the bedding, mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpets or curtains of […]
Bad Indoor Air | A Silent Killer That Surrounds Us All
By Conrad Barrett In communities around the World an emerging health issues is also one of the most overlooked – air quality. Recently, we are becoming more aware of the negative effects of air pollution. But what most people don’t know is that Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is becoming a more prominent issue, and its […]
The Flu and How It Spreads
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What is in the Indoor Air We Breathe?
By: Surgically Clean Air It’s free, it’s all around us outdoors and indoors. We can’t live without it for more than a few minutes. But we often take the air we breathe for granted. The air you breathe is made up of lots of things besides oxygen! Oxygen only makes up about 21% of air. […]
How Far Do Airborne Pathogens Travel?
By: Surgically Clean Air Coughing is Bad Traveling upwards of 200 mph or 320 km/h, and accelerating in a matter of seconds, germs from a cough or sneeze can travel a great distance very quickly. Indoor airborne pathogens travel as fast as an exotic sports car, and can be very dangerous to your health. Coughing […]
Ultraviolet Light (UV-C) | Highly Effective Way to Kill Germs & Viruses
By: Surgically Clean Air Thought Starter On average, each person on earth consumes this EVERY day: Food = 1 lb Water = 5 lbs Air = 36 lbs Yet, Indoor Air is the LEAST regulated by governments for health and safety and the LEAST cleaned by people everyday. That’s right, people wash the fruits, vegetables […]
Creating Feelings of Positive Energy from Negative Ions
By: Surgically Clean Air Compared to being inside your place of work, or your home, don’t we all feel better when we are walking on the beach, standing next to a waterfall, breathing the air after a thunderstorm, or standing in the middle of a beautiful mountain valley. For sure a large part the energy […]
Sick Building Syndrome and Poor Indoor Air Quality
By Surgically Clean Air Sick Building Syndrome – What is it and how does it affect us?What is sick building syndrome? Sick building syndrome is the result of an indoor air contamination problem.CBS News has a great video explaining the issue and effects of Sick BuildingSyndrome on their 60 Minutes News Program. Watch the video […]