Indoor air quality

Buy low- or no-VOC latex paint

Choose an eco-friendly air freshener

Choose eco-friendly candles

Use nontoxic, natural bug sprays

Choose low-toxin furniture

Buy certified carpets and rugs

Choose plants that purify the indoor air

Install carpet with low-VOC adhesives

Buy an air filter

Comments

10/06/2008
10:49am
om

Anyone know whether there are kits you can buy to test indoor air quality ?

10/08/2008
9:15pm
Rebecca

om, I found a few indoor air quality test kits online: some are for homes, some for offices, some you send to a lab, some you evaluate yourself. Check out http://www.greennest.com/index.php?cPath=70, http://www.pureaircontrols.com/ieqform.html, and http://www.wolfsense.com/ to get started. There are also companies, like http://www.rx4cleanairllc.com/mainpage.html, that you can hire to monitor the air for you. I've not tried any of these yet. Any users have any first hand recommendations?

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