Green Home Guide roundup: Indoor air quality

On Fridays, Green Home Guide shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way.

Good indoor air quality (IAQ) is important for any home, so that its occupants stay healthy and comfortable. We've collected a handful of recent articles that show you how to make sure the air in your home is beneficial to health:

  • Greenability offers six ways to improve indoor air quality. These tips include how to test for radon, adjust humidity levels and make smart flooring choices.
  • Learn about duct cleaning from the Do It Yourself blog. In this article, you'll find an overview of how duct cleaning contributes to IAQ, plus the steps and expense involved and what alternatives you can consider.

  • The U.S. EPA's page on protecting IAQ in your home provides several helpful resources, including guides on air cleaners and ducts, as well as tabs to bring up more information on IAQ issues specific to remodels or multifamily housing. 

Check out more tips on improving indoor air quality