Monthly Archives: November 2014

New Ozone Standards to Be Announced

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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AQI Data Updated for November

Download the spreadsheet here.

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Catching Your Breath At The Gym

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

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Dirty, Leaky Ducts Lead to Poor Indoor Air Quality

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

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