Legionaire's Disease Unraveled
Bacteria commonly found in water supplies. Sanitize those swap coolers.
Confused about the new laws about incandescent light bulbs?
Often in the news, find out more.
They can cause a range of symptoms, find out what to do.
History of Cool
- how did we get here?
Breathe Free or Die!
- Steve Huff's indoor air quality book
Aspergillus is found under normal conditions in soil, decaying plant debris, compost piles and stored grain.
One species has even been detected in diesel fuel.
This is the infamous “black mold”.
Found in soil, on cellulose materials, including woody and straw components and animal waste.
Found under normal conditions in soil, animal waste products, grass, paint, paper, textiles, and decaying plant matter.
Often a secondary invader following Penicillium and/or Aspergillus.
This is a yeast-like fungus. Early on it is cream color to pink, but grows much darker with age.
It has an odor generally described as a sharp pungent smell with some similarity to chlorine.
Methane, Butane, Propane, Pentane and Ethane.
They add a smell to it so you don't ignore it!
Radioactive, colorless, odorless. It's a good idea to get it tested for.
Volatile Organic Compunds (VOCs)
New carpet, furniture and paint can off gas VOCs!
Rotten eggs smell, often from sewer gas.
Used in the production of pressed wood products like plywood and particle board.
It is a colorless, odorless gas. It is toxic to humans. It can be deadly at sufficient quantities.
State of California recommends that CO2 levels remain below 800 ppm.