Air pollution is a big problem in America. According to a report released in 2014 by the American Lung Association, almost fifty percent of the U.S. population lives in areas where air pollution levels are often dangerously high for them to breathe. That’s a scary statistic but there’s something that makes it even more worrisome:
In a previous blog post we discussed several surprising things that can pollute the air inside your home. This included everything from furniture and paint, to some types of air purifiers that use unsafe levels of ozone to wipe out other contaminants. Because heavily polluted air can create health issues and cause allergic reactions in
According to the Environmental Protection Agency and others, the air inside our homes can be up to five times more polluted than the air we breathe outside. This is quite incredible considering that the outside air is exposed to major sources of contamination, like coal-fired power plants, natural gas, and the exhaust from millions and
Look the weather was getting nicer. 70 degree days and sun. And then we had a blizzard with the passing of winter storm Selene. Schools were shut down, accidents were piling up on I-25 left and right, and power went out for many people along the Front Range. You can’t help when the power goes
A lot of homeownership involves looking towards the future and the next project. While you may not run your furnace as much during the spring and summer, if at all, it’s the time to start looking into energy leaks. Spring and summer are perfect to look into where your insulation is lacking and how to
Making resolutions for the new year is something that we do so that we can hold ourselves accountable to the changes that we’d like to make in the new year, but they don’t have to be changes that simply reflect our weight, the amount of money we spend or who we spend our time with.
If you are like many homeowners, you want to do everything you can to make your property more environmentally friendly. From reducing energy costs and shrinking your carbon footprint, there are so many reasons why making your home more eco-friendly is a great idea. One area that shows a lot of potential for decreasing the
Denver summers are no joke, and far from the brutally cold winters that we’re used to, which is what makes having an HVAC unit so incredibly important. While it’s something that we all enjoy, it isn’t uncommon for people to find ways that they can save energy while still keeping their house at a comfortable