The pandemic and recent wildfires have shown how unhealthy indoor air can be. But scientific and governmental inertia have slowed the necessary remedies.
Scientists and educators are searching for ways to improve air quality in the nation’s often dilapidated school buildings.
A century ago, a well-ventilated building was considered good medicine. But by the time Covid-19 arrived, our buildings could barely breathe. How did that happen? And how do we let the fresh air back in?
The company OpenSensors uses small, inexpensive sensors to monitor air quality and other conditions in offices. The timing couldn’t be better.
Experts weigh in on where, and when, you can safely take one off.
Thermostats like Nest go a long way toward helping you use less energy, but the real problem-solvers are people.
Parents are sneaking carbon dioxide monitors into their children’s schools to determine whether the buildings are safe.
Ventilation improvements, adding portable air cleaners and simply opening windows can lower the risk of infection in the office.
Las barreras transparentes han surgido en restaurantes, salones de manicure y aulas de clase, pero en la mayoría de los casos hacen poco para detener la propagación del coronavirus.
Clear barriers have sprung up at restaurants, nail salons and school classrooms, but most of the time, they do little to stop the spread of the coronavirus.