When the same old air sits in an enclosed space for an extended period of time, it starts to get stale. Dust, bacteria, mold, and particles from gas and steam all stay in air, polluting it over time. If your home doesn’t continuously exchange stale … [Read more...]
Blog - Tag "humidity"
Nobody you ask is going to tell you that they particularly enjoy their home's air quality during winter. It's too cold to open up your windows, so things tend to get stuffy. As if that wasn't bad enough, winter also tends to lead to especially dry … [Read more...]
Now that you know what makes humidity tick, it’s time to use our nerdy science powers for good. Environmental control good. We’re basically like mutants. With slightly less impressive powers. Controlling the humidity inside your home is actually … [Read more...]
No doubt, you’re aware that humidity is a big deal, especially in the lake- (read: swamp-) filled Great North of Minnesota. But what, exactly, is humidity? What does it have to do with moisture? Why does it make some days feel hotter than usual, and … [Read more...]
There are several reasons why air pollution tends to be at its worst during summer. The days are longer and the sun is stronger, which means more ultraviolet radiation. The air tends not to move as much as in other seasons. As if all that wasn’t bad … [Read more...]
Humidity Issues Your hair is standing on end, your skin is dry, you’re getting nosebleeds, you’re developing a chronic cough, and every time you touch anything, you get a painful electric shock. It’s winter—and in Minnesota that means the air is … [Read more...]