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September Air Quality Evangelists

Posted by Allison on October 1st, 2012

Air Quality Evangelists September 2012A true quest for knowledge never ends. We can tell ourselves we know it all, but what’s the point? The internet is full of information – some true, some questionable – and to ignore that would be a tragic waste.

Each month, we highlight some of our favorite blogs and websites that are good resources for discovering more about air quality. We call them Air Quality Evangelists. You may recognize them as you surf the web, as many sport the Air Quality Evangelist badge.

Here are a few more Air Quality Evangelists!

Susan Fredman Design GroupSusan Fredman Design Group
Their goal is simple: to create a space you’ll love. And we love that they have taken our number one concern into account. At the Susan Fredman Design Group, creating healthy indoor air quality is a crucial part of their process. And while it may seem a bit odd to feature a design group as an evangelist for air quality, this blog has a number of articles about improving your indoor environment.

Winning Post: Jill Salisbury of Susan Fredman gave tips for improving indoor about air quality on ABC7 News in this video. This is a great introductory video for anyone interested in improving their indoor air quality.

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clean air in londonClean Air in London
“Air pollution in our biggest cities is worse than we could have realized.” Clean Air in London is a non-profit organization with a mission to support legislation that improves the air we breathe – not just in London, but in this entire planet we share. If you’re interested in environmental law as a way to support clean air, this is a blog you won’t want to miss.

Winning Post: While CAL’s main concern is outdoor air pollution, this guide explains how indoor air can be up to 10 times more polluted. It also outlines some current plans for improving air quality in London.

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Amazing and AtopicAmazing and Atopic
Selena’s daughter has multiple food allergies, asthma, and eczema. This blog, Amazing and Atopic, follows their journey. Follow along to share their joy in allergy-friendly recipes, and learn from a few bumps along the road.

Winning Post: Things can turn tragic when anaphylaxis disguises itself as asthma. That’s exactly what happened to Selena’s daughter. In this post, she tells the story of how her daughter overcame an anaphylactic attack just weeks before her second birthday. Luckily, this story has a happy ending! It’s a great reminder that children with multiple sensitivies, allergies and asthma are often susceptible to other diseases with similar-looking symptoms.

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Are you an Air Quality Evangelist? Want to be featured next month? Tell us!

Introduce yourself in the comments section below, or reach out on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

(Remember: Your blog doesn’t have to focus entirely on indoor air quality. It should have a few notable posts about air quality, and you should promote activities and lifestyle choices that improve the health of your indoor environment.)

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