Staying indoors during allergy season may seem like a good strategy when you have allergies, but indoor air can be just as irritating to allergies. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s website, “dust mites, animal dander and even cockroaches can cause problems indoors.” Dust mites are a chief culprit for allergy sufferers, affecting up to 8 out of 10 … [Read more...] about Is Your Indoor Air Affecting Your Allergies?
In the sweltering heat of the summer you may have noticed the contrast between the high temperatures outside and the frigid indoor temperatures of certain buildings. In the New York Times' Sunday Review, Elisabeth Rosenthal noted this common disparity, pointing out how she often needs to wear a sweatshirt indoors when the weather outside is close to 100 degrees. The … [Read more...] about “January in July”: The Mysterious Case of Over-Cooling in the Summer