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June 15, 2016 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Children, Wellness

Creating Healthy Homes: Helping Consumers Make Informed Decisions

The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) released an important working paper called “Challenges and Opportunities in Creating Healthy Homes:  Helping Consumers Make Informed Decision.”  This paper, by Mariel Wolfson and Elizabeth La Jeunesse, looked at research and standards…

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March 29, 2016 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Children, Podcast

Podcast Episode 4 – The Science – A Deeper Dive

Today’s topic is “The Science – A Deeper Dive.” We will discuss the scientific principles and previous academic studies that have been done looking at housing and childhood asthma. These studies were used to develop the HEALTH-R Study, which stands…

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March 29, 2016 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Children, Podcast

BEH Podcast Episode 3 – Detailing the HEALTH-R Study Intervention

We will take a deeper look at the equipment and methods used in the HEALTH-R Study homes to implement the Breathe Easy Home Indoor Air Quality System. This podcast has been created to support the HEALTH-R Study that examines the…

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March 18, 2016 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Podcast

BEH Podcast Episode 2 – The Health-R Study – How It Works

Today’s episode discusses, in detail, the Breathe Easy Home Indoor Air Quality System. In the first half of the podcast, Reuven Walder from ecobeco helps us understand each of the five elements.  The second half of the podcast features an…

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March 18, 2016 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Children, Podcast

BEH Podcast Episode 1 – Introducing the HEALTH-R Study

We’re excited to launch the Breathe Easy Home Podcast – Examining the Link Between Indoor Air Quality and Health. If you or your family suffer from asthma, allergies, or COPD, do you feel better when you are home?  Well, you…

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January 22, 2016 BY: Nick Rosenthal, Director of Operations, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Uncategorized, Wellness

How to Clean Up Your Home for Improved Indoor Air Quality

by Shira Singer, Manager, Breathe Easy Home   Many of us think of pollution as mainly affecting the air outdoors. Some people have never even heard of indoor air pollution. In spite of all of the factors contributing to our planet’s…

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January 8, 2016 BY: Nick Rosenthal, Director of Operations, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Wellness

Could a Green Certification Improve the Value of Your Home?

Programs designed to “green” the housing stock are emerging all across the country, not just in early-adopter areas like the Northwest. The green movement is also gaining momentum in the Northeast, as well as many major cities. New building codes,…

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December 18, 2015 BY: Nick Rosenthal, Director of Operations, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Allergies, Asthma, Wellness

High-Tech Wall Passively Filters Air

Breathe Easy Home is working hard to bring you the best new methods and technologies out there for retrofitting your existing home to improve indoor air quality but what about new construction? There is some exciting research going on right…

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November 30, 2015 BY: Nick Rosenthal, Director of Operations, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Case Studies, Older Adults, Wellness

Case Study: An Older Adult Makes the Air in His Home “Fresher, Purer” with Breathe Easy Home

Breathe Easy Home recently concluded a case study of an implementation of our indoor air quality and comfort solution for a customer suffering from chronic rhinitis (click here to access the full study or click here to watch the video). Mr. Harris, a…

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November 18, 2015 BY: Brian Toll, President, Breathe Easy Home
IN: Air Quality, Asthma, Children, Older Adults, Wellness

Using AirNow To Stay Safe Every Day in Washington, DC

In the DC metro area, there are many substances that could potentially be harmful to residents. A major concern is particulate matter, which is a mixture of solid and liquid particles suspended in air. Particulate matter can cause heart, lung,…

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