Poor Air Quality Inside Gyms Can Impact Your Workout

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Did you know poor air quality inside gyms and fitness centers can have a profound impact on your workout? Whether it’s obvious or not, the combination of heavy breathing, sweat, odors, and pollutants circulating in the air can slow you down. To keep customers happy and healthy, gyms are required to implement proper commercial air filtration, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

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The Health Effects of Wood-Burning Stoves

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In colder climates, wood-burning stoves are a staple in many homes to provide a constant source of heat without relying on gas or electricity. Although it is a great way to save money on utilities, the byproduct released from wood-burning stoves can actually pose a danger to those in the home.

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What Are Dust Mites?

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Did you know that the common household is filled with tens, if not thousands of microscopic dust mites? According to the American Lung Association, hundreds of thousands of dust mites can live in the bedding, mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpets or curtains in your home. Fortunately, dust mites do not bite, burrow into the skin, or carry diseases. However, dust mites do excrete fecal pellets and shed dead skin that can trigger allergic reactions, especially for those with asthma.

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