Navigation Links
Homes and Businesses With Carpet Contain Less Airborne Allergens
Date:1/12/2014

Dalton, GA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014

Properly cleaned carpets can trap household and foreign allergens and improve the overall air quality of a home or business, according to series of studies conducted by Airmid Healthgroup Limited.

The research, revealed by Shaw Industries, contradicts “the long-held belief that carpet must adversely impact indoor air quality as it pertains to allergy and asthma sufferers,” said Dr. Bruce Mitchell, Chairman and CEO of Airmid Healthgroup Limited.

Airmid Healthgroup Limited is a leading biomedical research organization specializing in aerobiology. Its research will be presented at the upcoming annual meetings of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

The groundbreaking studies not only examined airborne particles, but also the depth in which allergens penetrate carpet fibers, the specific levels of allergens found in the air, and the overall impact of maintenance procedures used to remove or clean the allergens from the carpet.

Incredibly, prior to cleaning the carpets, the airborne allergens detected with carpet were significantly less than studies conducted with hardwood flooring. This was still the case even after the carpet was shaken up and disturbed.

After the initial findings in the airborne allergen studies, the carpets were then cleaned, resulting in even lower allergen levels in both the carpet and air. Standard industry solutions were used to clean the carpet, including but not limited to vacuuming, cleaning agents, and hot water extraction mechanisms.

“Effectively cleaned carpets have the capacity to trap allergen and microbial particles, making these particles less available to become airborne and thus maintain indoor air quality,” said Mitchell of Airmid Healthgroup Limited. “This makes regularly cleaned carpet a choice for families impacted by asthma and allergies.”

Added Paul Murray, VP of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs of Shaw Industries: “These findings add to the existing body of research that indicates that well-maintained and effectively cleaned carpets can be a viable choice for asthma and allergy sufferers.”

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/carpet/allergens/prweb11479132.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. APAC Smart Homes Market (by Products - Security, Access, Lighting, Entertainment) Worth $9.28 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
2. Building Homes and Hope in New York's Capital District
3. United Methodist Homes of NJ and Chinese Eldercare Representatives Sign Memorandum of Understanding
4. District nursing homes win high marks for quality, but antipsychotic prescribing remains problematic
5. Protect America Reviews Result in Best Value Award from the Home Security System Experts at BestHomeSecuritySystemsHQ.com
6. It’s Termite Season; Otho’s Pest Management Has Tips on How Homeowners Can Protect Their Homes
7. Smart Cities Market By (Smart Homes, Smart Security & Smart Energy) Worth $1 Trillion by 2016 – New Report by Marketsandmarkets
8. Presbyterian Homes’ New Wellness Program Provides Choices For Seniors
9. European Smart Homes Market By (Applications & Geography) Worth $3,267 Million By 2015 – New Report by Marketsandmarkets
10. Presbyterian Homes Introduces Technology to Extend Residents’ Ability to Live Independently
11. Families Choosing Multigenerational Homes Prompt New Home Design Trends
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... PA (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... Rijuven ... stress and overall health, day and night. No other wearable health technology on the ... We wanted to give poeple more meaningful insights about their health than the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... "Pro3rd Accents ... FCPX editors to create versatile lower third titles with just a few clicks of ... Accents Volume 2 includes 30 lower third animations. Choose from various styles with accented ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 02, 2016 , ... On November 24th, 2016, Thanksgiving morning, ... different sites throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. This is the largest meal delivery ... Thanksgiving morning by putting together individual meals via assembly lines and passing them ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Date aired: November ... Type 2 Diabetes: The Owner’s Manual, http://realtimepressrelease.com/press-releases-tagged-with/daryl-wein , Sharon Kleyne, ... Water, Global Climate Change and Your Health radio program syndicated on Voice of ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... November 30, 2016 , ... The ... have been designated as a Cigna Infertility Center of Excellence. The Cigna Center ... , “It’s an honor to be designated a Cigna Infertility Center of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... in the ECG Cables And ECG Leadwires Market owing to ... devices. On the other hand, the Asia-Pacific ... rate during the forecast period. The market players ... plc ( Ireland ), Koninklijke Philips N.V. ( ... ( China ), held major share of the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Quantum Radiology,s Mobile Breast Center (QR MBC) ... to women at the workplace, thereby maximizing convenience and ... Air Lines and SunTrust Bank, and community health groups ... wellness initiatives. "I think it,s a great ... to have a mammogram without taking a large amount ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , Dec. 2, 2016  Eli Lilly and Company ... guidance for 2017 and provide updated financial guidance for ... conduct a conference call on that day with the ... financial guidance. The conference call will begin ... public can access a live webcast of the conference ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: