Posted on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 by Tara Valley
With all the snow and the ice we’ve seen lately, it’s tempting to shut the doors and windows and cocoon ourselves inside. It’s also an energy-saving measure since heat that escapes an open window means more energy used to heat your home. Read More...
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Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 by Tara Valley
Older homes offer features that many people love and which can’t be duplicated in new housing developments, like high ceilings, rich older neighbourhoods with mature trees. They can also offer some built in problems – like mold. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 by Tara Valley
At Environmental Services Group, we’re always pleased when we hear about new homeowners diligently checking their indoor air quality, undergoing proper lead testing, eliminating moist conditions that breed mold, or partaking in any other generally “safe” and “green” home strategies. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 by Tara Valley
Study: indoor air cleaners can reduce asthma in children
In the summer months, we’re particularly sensitive about any threats to our indoor air quality, including mold caused by excessive moisture or contaminated air as a result of sealing a home for air conditioning. Read More...
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Posted on Friday, July 29, 2011 by Tara Valley
You’re concerned about your home’s indoor air quality this summer. You want to make sure your home has no asbestos, toxic mold, lead or any other harmful environmental agents. So you do the responsible thing and hire a home inspector for the job. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by Tara Valley
The posh neighbourhood of Rockliffe Park isn’t known for being a drug hotbed rife with environmental hazards. But, for training purposes, it is.
“The scenario house” or “Building G” is part of the RCMP-run Canadian Police College. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 by Tara Valley
Cooler doesn’t always mean healthier.
Air conditioners are often something we associate with indoor air quality. On muggy, summer days, like the ones lying ahead in the Greater Toronto Area over the next few months, it feels easier to breathe in an air-conditioned home. Read More...
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Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by Tara Valley
Naturally, improving the environmental conditions in any workplace is good for one’s health. Mold removal, asbestos detection, indoor air quality checks and so on ensure that you’re exposed to fewer hazards. Read More...
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Posted on Friday, May 6, 2011 by Tara Valley
Contrary to what many businesses believe, it may actually “pay to go green.”
A recent poll conducted by TD Bank revealed that consumers believe green or environmentally friendly buildings have at least some positive impact on their communities. Read More...
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