April Air Quality Evangelists
What is an Air Quality Evangelist? This term goes to certain bloggers or writers who demonstrate a clear knowledge about and appreciation for indoor air quality. Their sites may focus on green living, energy efficiency, allergies – anything! Like the guidance on our site, the information they offer can help you better understand how your actions impact the air you breathe.
It’s time for another roundup of Air Quality Evangelists!
Go Green America TV (GGATV) is an upcoming series about getting started on an eco-friendly lifestyle. Until the series launches in May, host Jeff Davis (also known as the Go Green Guy) offers online news and tips about staying green.
Winning Post: The Go Green Guy breaks down NASA’s findings about house plants that improve indoor air – which chemicals were tested, what health concerns they pose, and the top 21 plants that help clean the air around you.
Proud Green Home
Proud Green Home is a popular destination for homeowners, architects, designers, etc. looking to introduce green elements into their homes. Browse articles in 24 research centers, (including Indoor Air Quality, Heating & Cooling, and Energy Star); watch helpful how-to videos in their video center; or download white papers for detailed tips on greening your home.
Winning Post: It’s always uplifting to see a company doing good deeds. This post tells the story of how a zero-VOC paint brand called Yolo Colorhouse celebrated Earth Day with a plant-the-seed promotion benefiting Farmers Ending Hunger.
Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter, you can make your space more beautiful, organized and healthy with the ideas at Apartment Therapy. They believe creating a calm, healthy space is necessary for happiness and success, and all it requires is “inspiration, connection to resources and motivation to do something about it.”
Winning Post: A few simple, realistic tips to help families control seasonal allergies at home (none of which involve “constructing a Travolta-esque bubble”).
Green Living Ideas
Green Living Ideas provides exactly what their name suggests: tips for greening your life. Their goal is to provide “the freshest ideas in green living in a down-to-earth way.” With articles about eco-friendly living, saving energy, and even food, this site is full of fresh ideas.
Winning Post: Can exercise benefit the environment? Green Living Ideas says yes. Find out how in this innovative post, which made us look at exercise in an entirely different light.
Learn more about the Air Quality Evangelist project in our original post.