Environmental engineer Lupita Montoya scrutinizes air quality inside nail salons

Environmental engineer Lupita Montoya scrutinizes air quality inside nail salons

When nail salons are in the news, the coverage is rarely pretty. A 2015 New York Times investigation, for example, uncovered details about the industry’s underpaid workers—overwhelmingly immigrants—and their health complaints. The series prompted swift legislation in New York State. However, it also sparked backlash from salon owners who felt

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Deodorants, perfumes and other personal pollution: The next frontier in healthy indoor air?

Deodorants, perfumes and other personal pollution: The next frontier in healthy indoor air?

Fragrances have been under fire for their toxicity lately and now the evidence is mounting that wearing deodorant and other simple acts of human existence – including breathing – may be the biggest source of air pollution in offices. The preliminary research out of Purdue University in the US

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Clearing the Air on Indoor Air Quality | 2019 Annual Meeting January 14 – 16, 2019

Clearing the Air on Indoor Air Quality | 2019 Annual Meeting January 14 – 16, 2019

Registration Now Open for IAQA’s 2019 Annual Meeting The IAQA Annual Meeting will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 3-Day Conference Registration Includes: Access to the 40+ sessions in this year’s Technical Program Access to final papers and presentations

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National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month

National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month

National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month is observed annually in October. This month is dedicated to reminding Americans to take a look at their home and see how they can improve the quality of the air they breathe. While outside air pollution gets a lot of attention, it’s

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IAQA Los Angeles Mold Meeting

Join the IAQA Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter Indoor Air Quality Association General Meeting Wednesday, September 21, 2016  LOCATION Armstrong Hall 2400 N. Canal Orange, CA 92865   DATE AND TIME Wednesday, September 21, 2016 7:30 - 11:30 am   COST IAQA Members: $50 Non-members: $65 20% ofRead more