It’s that time of year … Allergy Season. Some of us dread it and for good reason: 67 million people in the U.S. suffer from allergies and our abundant outdoor beauty here in the Upcountry means dealing with loads of it. Year after year the Carolinas rank as some of the worst places for allergy sufferers […]
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We’ll get to the details and photos from our latest office renovation project. (If you just can’t wait to see the results, watch this video slideshow of the results! But first, let’s clue you in on a little “secret.” Well, maybe it’s not a secret. But you may not have known it already. Are you sitting […]
Looking for Chlorine Alternatives to Disinfect Your Pool? Read On! We dealt with water filtration and purity in our last post. This time, we’re going to tackle chlorine alternatives. Water is vital for life, and it’s important that it be as pure as possible. Hopefully uou have some sort of filtration system in place. If […]
Water Filtration is Necessary for Clean Water “It is estimated that there are over 85,000 possible contaminants in the water supply. Of these thousands of contaminants, water municipalities test for only roughly 120.” ~ Article in Healing Our World, a publication by the Hippocrates Health Institute We’re talking about clean water. H2O. Pure aqua. It’s […]
Lighting in your home can affect your health. Do you ever think about lighting and how it affects your health? Not only is lighting extremely important in creating a particular atmosphere, but it is also affecting your health. Most people know that healthy home lighting can affect melatonin levels and sleep, but did you know […]
Healthy office lighting is important. As health trends continue to permeate the office and our working environment, one area not given much attention is lighting. Clearly we love what lights do to create an atmosphere. Although office design trends today tend toward open spaces with more aesthetic natural lighting, artificial lighting is a necessity in […]
Ahhhhhh … we love the holidays! But they can be exhausting. Do you wish you could have better sleep? Do you need some rest? Likely. Or are you one of the millions of people who suffer from insomnia? Tip: Ensure your bedroom is the safest and healthiest place in your home. Did you know your body is […]
We are a little obsessed at the moment with creating a healthier office environment. Yes, its true: We’re obsessed with offices. In fact, so excited we can barely stand it. Did you know health is no longer something you pursue before or after work? That’s right, health can be obtained while you work. Are we […]
Mold Affects Indoor Air Quality As building biologists, we take mold very seriously. The air quality of a home or office cannot be ideal if there is mold present. Just the other day in an office with PTAC units (the type of AC unit you see in hotel rooms), we asked the maintenance person to […]
Power Lines are Everywhere We see them all the time but in a sense, they are invisible to us. The power lines that provide our electricity are everywhere, but do you ever think about them? More importantly, are power lines dangerous to our health? Most of us go through our day expecting lights to work, […]