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Monthly Archives: November 2014
The EPA is expected, shortly, to announce new ozone standards for air quality. Currently, the standard is 75 parts per billion, a number which the Roanoke Valley has remained under for a number of years. Scientists recommend the standard be … Continue reading
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If you’re having trouble catching your breath during your workout, it may not be the exercise that’s making your lungs work overtime – it may be the air you’re breathing. The Mother Nature Network posted this article on a study … Continue reading
Our friends at Better Building Works have some information on the impact that leaky, dirty, and poorly maintained duct work can have on your home’s health: Pressure difference can bring dirty, dusty air into the duct system and distribute it … Continue reading