News tagged with indoor air

The underestimated risk of ethanol fireplaces

Ethanol fireplaces are becoming more and more popular. However, they are not only highly combustible โ€“ in the past, severe accents have occurred repeatedly with decorative fireplaces. The devices also pollute ...

Sep 01, 2014
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Keep the Aspidistra flying

Grown for its ability to survive neglect, shady conditions and the effects of gas used for lighting, the Aspidistra was such a popular houseplant in late Victorian Britain that it came to represent โ€“ as novelist George ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Intelligent door seal prevents poor air quality

For a long time, heat insulation was en vogue โ€“ and nearly no one was concerned about poor indoor air quality. And yet excess CO2 hampers concentration. Now, researchers have come up with an intelligent ...

Jun 05, 2013
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