Summer is finally here and that means that many of us will be cooling off at home with portable and room air conditioners. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, there are some great resources that you can utilize to help find the unit that’s best for you. This Old House’s website … Continue reading "Cool Off This Summer with an AHAM Verifide Room Air Conditioner!"
The good news for the millions of Americans who suffer from allergies is that they can take action against symptoms before they start. Dust and pollen are common airborne allergens that cause these symptoms. Here are some everyday steps you can take to help you avoid them. Keep windows closed in the car and at … Continue reading "Allergy Season is Coming: Are You Prepared?"
An article in the Dec. 10th edition of the New York Times, titled “Want to Live Longer? Breath Clean Air,?? highlights a new study published in the journal Epidemiology that found a direct correlation between a decrease in air pollution with an increase in life expectancy. As the article notes, there are other factors which … Continue reading "Breathing Clean Air Made Easier with a Room Air Cleaner"
When planning to do your holiday shopping – both for gifts and for decorations, it’s important to consider any allergy sufferers on your list. That’s because many allergens associated with yuletide can quickly turn celebrations into sneezin’ season. Before you deck the halls with decorations, remember this: artificial trees and ornaments tend to build up … Continue reading "Shopping Ideas to Fight Indoor Air Pollutants"
Shopping for an air cleaner can seem overwhelming, which is why AHAM wants to help make your decision easier! AHAM staff members Wayne Morris and Jill Notini answered some common questions in an article in House Beautiful that explains how the three most common types of air cleaners work. This is definitely a must-read before … Continue reading "How to Find an Air Cleaner that Works for You"
You may think that allergies are most troublesome in the spring, but there are actually higher pollution levels in the winter months. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor pollution is 2 to 5 times higher than it is outdoors, and when people are weatherproofing the cold air out, they are also sealing airborne … Continue reading "Indoor Air Pollution is a Big Threat in Winter Months"
An article posted yesterday on CNN.com lists lots of helpful tips for those suffering from indoor allergies. It is important to keep your home clean by vacuuming and dusting regularly, and reducing clutter. You can also look for an air cleaner to help reduce the dust, pollen and tobacco smoke particles that may be floating … Continue reading "Use an air cleaner to help reduce indoor allergens in your home… and other tips!"