Posts Tagged ‘sick building syndrome’


Does OSB emit Volatile Organic Compounds?
Dec 22, 2017 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

We recently received a message from one of our readers, and the Ol Sage thought he would pass it along as it is important to be concerned about Volatile Organic Compounds.

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How Your AC can Lead to Poor Indoor Air Quality
May 23, 2014 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

As summer temperatures rise, homeowners will be closing up their homes and turning on the AC. But for some, that could mean subjecting home occupants to poor indoor air quality. Studies by the EPA show that the indoor air quality in homes can be two to five times worse than outside air, even if you live in the city. One unlikely candidate for causing poor indoor air quality is ducting design.

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