Indoor Air Quality: Part 1
GREEN HOME SHOW #5: Indoor Air Quality: Part 1 Clean Air for Your Home
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Music & Introduction (Paul) - 3:00
Introduction -Welcome to our 5th show . I hope you're beginning to enjoy our tips, guests, information and inane educational interviews.
Thank sponsors - Suntrust Mortgage, CMI Electric & Energy Services Group, Myecoagent.com, and Option Insurance Group And of course thanks to Mark Unruh for the amazing music
We have a great show for you today. So let's get started. I hope you liked the rebroadcast of our very first show, the information on Home Energy Audits can put money in your pocket and instant equity in your home.
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Today's Green Update (Paul) - 3:00 Indoor Air Quality Sponsored by: Energy Services Group
Ok, our first segment is about"; indoor air quality";. How to improve it and what to look for. .. Doug?
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What to look for you are trying to improve your homes air quality.
- Clean your furnace have it serviced oil or gas electric check up..
- Check filters: furnace, vacuum, air cleaners, a/c, ductwork, oven, stove, bathroom fan filters
- Tape job on your ductwork, especially at turns and 90 degree joints
- Basement: exit passages for pipes and tubing seal
- Basement: vent tubes and washer dryer vents
- Basement: Mildew and French drain back up, sealed concrete floors ( dusting ) sealed walls also
- Radon Gas test
- Check for unsealed insulation and shedding
- Asbestos check
- Seals around windows and doors
- V O C and off gassing: rugs, flooring, curtains, furniture, new cabinets, countertops and glue, paints, wood oils, and cleansers
- Ozone air cleaners and / or hepa filter air cleaners, you will need to vacuum a lot more, fans on light mode
- Plants - you want lots of big leaf plants