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Ventilation Rates Improve Performance

Over the last 10-20 years a significant battle has occurred between the green building movement and the indoor air quality movement.  The conflicts are rarely conscious, but the underlying goals of each side often create divergent results.  What is good … Continue reading

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Duct Cleaning is a Scam

Duct Cleaning – Scam or Legitimate Service? Every month, without fail, I receive at least 3 or 4 solicitations for duct cleaning services.  They always provide a good chuckle before I toss them into the recycling bin.   However, it … Continue reading

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Mold preventative coatings are a joke

Controversial?  Yep.  True?  Yes, with caveats. Let’s begin with a basic review of the relevant factors that allow mold growth to occur.  In nearly all circumstances, this comes down to available moisture and food source.  Yes, we can talk about … Continue reading

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