question:indoor-air-quality
question:indoor-air-quality


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silentsairam "Yes. Mining affects Radon levels.Miners in uranium, tin, silver, coal, and other types of underground mines increase radon exposure. Good ventilati..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
Ag8n " Consumer reports did an evaluation of radon test kits a few years ago. Might be a good place to start. " | Read more » about 5 years ago
stevie "That's neat! Thanks for the offer. I think I got most of my questions answered on that website. But I have another questions for her if you happen ..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
stevie "I ordered a couple of these, they seem pretty intuitive. This website has a good bit of information on it in terms of the kits, and radon in genera..." | Read more » about 5 years ago
liz " From /wiki/formaldehyde: Symptoms of exposure to low concentrations of formaldehyde may include headache, nausea, throat and skin irritation, and..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
Mailan2021 " Please treat each other well. Everybody has difficulties that we have to overcome, do not know later but how to live each day happily. red ball " | Read more » over 5 years ago
Bronwen " There is an overview of some of they symptoms of formaldehyde exposure over on the OSHA website, here: https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Although honestly probably just the whole thing tied up in a cloth bag as I suggested above might be easier to do than rubber banding a filter over..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Actually i wondered re: @nshapiro's note on might risk suspending dust from the growth medium in the air if, and this is weird, but putting a filte..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Just linking in @nshapiro's comment here: @Odie91that's a great question and one that many people ask. I'm concerned that if we don't reverse the ..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
zengirl2 "@stevie Wow, that is exciting. I'm almost picturing pomander balls of this stuff hanging around. " | Read more » about 6 years ago
stevie "Here's an answer coming in from Ann Marie Carlton who works with an Atmospheric Multiphase Chemistry Research Group at University of California, Ir..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
Bobibi "Yes. Biochar in manure, compost, and anaerobic digesters helps eliminate odors as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions. " | Read more » about 6 years ago
zengirl2 "Hey @BSweet yeah, this place has a lot of ways to engage, so take your time. :) Anyway, under "Get Involved" you can click on "Join the Discussions..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
BSweet "And I do not have any links atm but I can find suitable products. I would look for AC (media) to build your own system, rather than use marketed t..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
BSweet "I am not subscribed to anything. Still new here and trying to figure it all out. When is this discussion? I am happy to join if you think it would..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
zengirl2 "@BSweet This is all very helpful, and the carbon filter for the window will help people who can't afford A/C in the summer. I would like to chat mo..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
BSweet "Yes, in a professional capacity. In the DIY space not so much. To keep it simple and cost effective I might suggest sticking with Activated Carbon..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
zengirl2 "@BSweet thanks so much for the reply--do you have any suggestions for the biofiltering devices? Also, have you performed any tests of your own usin..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
BSweet "HEPA filters are a great choice for reducing particulate matter. Unfortunately, they are relatively ineffective for treating the gaseous compounds ..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
warren "Great suggestions! I've also seen some stuff up at #air-filters -- one by @Melissa here: #12171 " | Read more » over 6 years ago
BSweet "Just to get the ball rolling, I would suggest exploring activated carbon adsorption, scrubbing, and/or biofilters. These options would likely be th..." | Read more » over 6 years ago
programmer1200 "For some reason it didnt post my link " | Read more » over 6 years ago
programmer1200 "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_Clean_Air_Study " | Read more » over 6 years ago