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How Can a Homeowner Gain “Energy Independence”?- Global Energy Independence Day is an annual celebration in July. While scientists around the world study how to make countries…
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days- As we begin to heat up for the summer up here in New Hampshire, southern states have already been well…
Zehnder America’s Lawrence Ponziano featured in Licensed Architect- Our own Lawrence Ponziano has written an article featured in this spring's issue of Licensed Architect. You can find his…
Wildfire Smoke- One of the biggest threats to healthy air quality is smoke. Whether it’s cigarette smoke, fireplace smoke, or wildfire smoke,…
Your Heart & Lungs- Bad air quality can be the root cause of a slew of health problems. The most common problems affect the…
Understanding Fragrance Free- Many workplaces are moving to have a fragrance-free environment in order to keep employees safe. However, many don’t understand the…
Air Quality and Eye Health- Have you ever felt your eyes itch or become dry? If this happens often, the cause of your irritated eyes…
Care About Your Indoor Air Month- February is National Care About Your Indoor Air Month, and we’ve compiled a list of reasons why you should care…
The Interdependency of Envelope and Ventilation in Healthy Buildings- How does building efficiency affect indoor air quality? Does conserving energy necessarily mean a lack of ventilation? As buildings become…
Air Quality for Hospice and Home Health Care- Hospice care or home health care are important for people who are ill, elderly, or suffer from chronic conditions. No…
Stay At Home Because You Are Well Day- November 30 is Stay at Home Because You Are Well Day. This day is the opposite of sick days—enjoy health…
Indoor Air Quality Affects COPD Sufferers- November is COPD Awareness Month, and at Zehnder America, we understand how air quality is a major factor for lung…
Great Smokeout Day- Thursday, November 15th is a little-known holiday called the Great American Smokeout Day. The day is devoted to helping people…
Overcoming Shortfalls of Natural Ventilation by Using Mechanical Ventilation- A well-ventilated home or building is important for the health and comfort of those who live in them, as well…
Keep Pets Healthy With Quality Indoor Air- Do you have a pet at home? Most people do--70% of US families have a dog or a cat. We…
Clean Air for Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment- This September, we celebrate Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. At Zehnder America, we deal with air quality issues on a daily…
Childproofing Your Home’s Air- If you have a young child or are expecting a new addition to your family, you know how important it…
The Rector’s Residence in Monroe, Maine- Large-scale grid outages have increased in the last couple of years in the United States. Some home and business owners…
6 Energy-Saving Tips for Summer- With summer in full swing, many families are looking for ways to lower their cooling bills. High summer temperatures and…
4 Strategies for Avoiding Home Asthma Triggers- Spring is a difficult time for many asthma sufferers. Environmental factors such as mold and pollen can trigger asthma symptoms.…
3 Nasty Air Contaminants and HOW to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality- Is your home’s air making you sick? Is contaminated home air triggering coughs, wheezing, asthmas, and sinus problems in your…
How the Mastrangelo’s Used Zehnder Systems to Improve IAQ- When the Mastrangelo family had renovated and expanded their Massachusetts cape home several years ago, they added spray foam insulation…
Rector Home Project in New England- When a “bomb cyclone” blasted much of New England and caused widespread power outages, Eric and Alison Rector knew that…
Russian Masonry Stove Heats High-Performance Home- During the cold winter months, it is such a treat to sit in front of a warm fire. Fireplaces and…
Multi-family Buildings and Ventilation- In most urban areas, developers, builders, architects, and investors are scrambling to keep up with the demand for multi-family dwellings.…
Create a Sanctuary Room for Clean Home Air- Although air pollution is largely invisible to the naked eye, it is a top environmental threat. In many households, contaminated…
Zehnder: Is My Home Too Tight?- The best way to ensure that a home is comfortable and healthy is to air-seal and insulate the home to…

 

 

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