Category Clean Air

Indoor air quality could be worse than it is outdoors

We’d like to think that the air inside out homes is cleaner than the air outside, but there is a good chance that it’s not the case…according to the EPA, the air quality in our homes can be on average about 2-5 times worse than outside, and sometimes it can be much more than that.

This is particularly disconcerting when we take into account that most people spend at least 75% of their time indoors...

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Air purifying house plants

Plants are amazing.  Not only do they provide us with the oxygen which we need to live, and make our surroundings really pretty, but they also actually filter out impurities and toxins from the air.

This was discovered in the 1960’s by Bill Wolverton, an environmental scientist.  His research was eventually sponsored by NASA in their search for ways to clean air in space stations...

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