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7 Ways to live an eco-friendly life while staying healthy

Being committed to sustainable living is all about balance. While staying healthy is a top priority, you also need to think about living as eco-friendly as possible. Balancing these two commitments can be challenging, but there are plenty of ways you can live an eco-friendly life while keeping yourself in top shape and all it will cost you is a little time and energy. From enjoying the benefits of fresh air to changing the way you eat, here are a few ways you can bring balance to your life and ...
Tags: Design, Features, Healthy Living, Cycling, Walking, Commuting, Health And Fitness, Farmers Markets, Indoor Air Quality, Community Garden, Fresh Air, Sustainable Living, Eco-friendly Gardening, UV rays


Hydroponic gardens and a mini mountain promote fun and well-being in this creative office

A running track, elevated hydroponic gardens and a miniature “mountain” combine in this fun, new office headquarters for the non-profit Leping Foundation in Beijing, China. Designed by the prolific local design practice People’s Architecture Office (PAO), the mostly open-plan office landscape was created to foster health and wellness. Covering an area of 1,100 square meters, the Leping Social Entrepreneur Foundation Headquarters unites four of the company’s departments with a suspended vegetate...
Tags: Design, China, Beijing, Air Pollution, Gallery, Carousel Showcase, Air Purification, Office Space, Beijing China, Indoor Air Quality, Pao, Hydroponic, Office Design, Air Filtration, Open-plan Office, People 's Architecture Office PAO


Recyclable House is an eco-getaway that celebrates the circular economy

A recently completed environmentally friendly retreat has opened for bookings on AirBnB in the picturesque countryside near Beaufort, Australia. Designed by Quentin Irvine, the Recyclable House is an experimental modern home that stays true to its name with its use of recyclable materials and passive solar construction principles. Conceived as a “prototype house for the circular economy,” the four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath rental comfortably fits 10 guests and promises “sensational indoor ai...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, Airbnb, Insulation, Passive Solar, Rental, Carousel Showcase, Recyclable Materials, Retreat, Irvine, Indoor Air Quality, Beaufort, Australian Architecture, Galvanized Steel


Clean-air venues lauded

More than 1,500 premises in Hong Kong were praised at the Environmental Protection Department's Indoor Air Quality Certification Award Ceremony today. The ceremony recognised efforts to improve indoor air quality by 1,562 premises, including office buildings, shopping malls and clubhouses. A total of 318 premises were given an "excellent" indoor air quality rating while 1,244 venues were given a "good" rating. Deputy Director of Environmental Protection Alice Cheung commended the venues for sett...
Tags: Hong Kong, Environmental Protection, Indoor Air Quality, Environmental Protection Department, Alice Cheung


Thinking Beyond Paint and Carpet When Renovating Your Home

This is an Aprilaire sponsored post. Are you or will you be renovating your home? I love planning a renovation. Picking the paint, the flooring, new furniture. Have you thought about making your home a healthy home during your next renovation? I’ll be honest, when we renovated our basement, I didn’t think too much about the quality of the air in our home. I wish I had especially during the renovation. My Healthy Home Does...
Tags: Health, Sponsored, Home Improvement, Life, Geek, Allergies, Building, Air Purifier, Renovations, Indoor Air Quality, Humidifier, Healthy Life, Aprilaire, Healthy Home Products


5 Fall Allergy Tips For Your Home To Reduce Allergy Symptoms

As the temperatures drop and the daylight is shorter, our allergies often get worse. When I think of fall, I think of sniffling and sneezing. We can’t control the ragweed and other allergens outside, but we can control what is in our home. I’ve partnered with Aprilaire to bring you fall allergy tips for your home to help you reduce your family’s allergy symptoms. Fall Allergy Tips For Your Home Take some time to make a...
Tags: Health, Sponsored, Life, Asthma, Allergies, Indoor Air Quality, Geek Life, Aprilaire, Tech Home


Control The Temperature With Your Voice To Keep Your Home Comfortable

This is a sponsored post.  Over a month ago, we had four Aprilaire products installed in our home to monitor and manage our indoor air quality. It was the best decision we ever made. And I’ll show you how to control the temperature with your voice. It’s so easy to do. Allergies and Indoor Air Quality This summer has been awful for my oldest son’s allergies. He was sneezing all day long and sometimes 10-15...
Tags: Sponsored, Life, Allergies, Alexa, Indoor Air Quality, Healthy Life, Aprilaire, Tech Home


Control The Temperature In Your House With Your Voice

Full Post: Control The Temperature In Your House With Your Voice This is a sponsored post.  Over a month ago, we had four Aprilaire products installed in our home to monitor and manage our indoor air quality. It was the best decision we ever made. Allergies and Indoor Air Quality This summer has been awful for my oldest son’s allergies. He was sneezing all day long and sometimes 10-15 times in a row. He sounded like he had a permanent cold and I could tell he... The post Control The Temperature...
Tags: Sponsored, Life, Allergies, Alexa, Indoor Air Quality, Healthy Life, Aprilaire, Tech Home


Solving Your Home’s Poor Indoor Air Quality With Aprilaire Whole House Products

Full Post: Solving Your Home’s Poor Indoor Air Quality With Aprilaire Whole House Products This is a sponsored post.  Knowing that you need to monitor the quality of your home’s air is the first step. Doing something about it is the next step. Aprilaire worked with a company in my area to have the products installed in my home.   Mannix HVAC came to my home for the initial consultation. He needed to see what heating and cooling systems we had in our home and what Aprilaire products would... The...
Tags: Sponsored, Life, Allergies, Alexa, Mobile App, Indoor Air Quality, Healthy Life, Aprilaire, Tech Home


What You Don’t Know About the Quality of Your Indoor Air Can Hurt You

This is an Aprilaire sponsored post.  Do you think about the air you breathe in your home? Most of us don’t think about it until there is a problem with the air. In the summer, we become very aware of the air when it’s very humid or the lack of humidity in the winter shocks us (pun intended). Is Your Home’s Air Healthy? Even though several of us in my family have allergies and asthma,...
Tags: Health, Home, Sponsored, Life, Allergies, Indoor Air Quality, Healthy Life, Aprilaire, Tech Home


Health Issues Highlight the Demand for High Indoor Air Quality

When leaks are sealed to improve a building's energy efficiency, air quality inside can diminish. But health-focused green building solutions can solve the problem. [Author: Sarah Lozanova]
Tags: Health, Energy, Health and Wellness, Sustainability, Air Pollution, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Buildings, Air Quality, Indoor Air Quality, Sarah Lozanova


Half of U.S. Schools Suffer From Poor Indoor Air Quality

Roughly half of the schools in the United States report issues related to indoor air quality. Addressing this important classroom issue can boost both achievement and overall health for children. [Author: Sarah Lozanova]
Tags: Health, Kids, Students, Children, Health and Wellness, Air Pollution, United States, Healthcare, Green Building, Buildings, Air Quality, Indoor Air Pollution, Industry Verticals, Indoor Air Quality, Volatile Organic Compounds, Sarah Lozanova