Archive For The “Air Quality” Category

Inexpensive Gas Leak Detector

By | July 15, 2011

Yesterday we discussed a portable meter capable of detecting combustible gas leaks and today we’d like to few moments to talk about a meter that will monitor for two common household combustible gases (methane and propane) as well as carbon monoxide… 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 1/4 days a year. AC-Powered […]

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Test for Gas Leaks

By | July 14, 2011

In the news to day we read about a home located roughly 40 miles north of Albany, NY near the Vermont border exploding… possibly because of a leaking or faulty gas line or valve in the home. At the time we read the article three people had died and several others, including a baby, had […]

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Rotten Egg Smell in Your Drinking Water?

By | June 2, 2010

A commonly occurring problem with well water… the smell of rotten eggs in the water. Not a pleasant smell at all and in some cases the smell can nearly knock a person over when the concentration gets too high. What causes that rotten egg smell in water? Usually it comes from the presence of dissolved […]

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Heat Index Monitor (WBGT)

By | May 7, 2010

OK, so if you don’t already know what the term ‘wet bulb globe temperature’ means, don’t worry. We didn’t, either, before writing this blog entry. The term refers to the way the human body ‘feels’ in response to actual temperature, real-time exposure to sunlight, and humidity. Many refer to the wet bulb globe temperature, often […]

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Testing Indoor Air Quality: Humidity, Temperature and Carbon Dioxide

By | April 1, 2010

In today’s world the majority of us spend most of our time indoors. Whether at work, at home, out shopping at the mall, out to eat, or out to get wasted at a local tavern, it does not matter. The majority of us spend more time indoors than we do outdoors. Therefore it should come […]

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