Air Quality

Sunsets and Changing Climate Zones

– Posted in: Air Quality, Building Materials, Building Sciences, Community, Consumer Issues, Dream Green Home, Education, Energy Efficiency Basics, Green Homes, Green Living, Home Performance, Homeowners, Projects

The sunsets in Oklahoma City are particularly beautiful. Last night, the horizon was a deep pink and it glowed like a jewel. I’d forgotten how beautiful they are. I suspect the flat landscape and the drier air is partly responsible. I could ask a meteorologist how it occurs. Or I can accept one of the [...]

The Home Detective – Finding How to Get a Home to Perform Well

– Posted in: Air Quality, Building Sciences, Consumer Issues, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Home Performance, Homeowners, Renovations and Remodeling

Gabbing with Kellye Markowski with Energy Smart Homes.  Kellye is a residential and commercial energy audit provider and project management.  She works independently and does not promote any products. Her goal is to help homeowners/residents reduce their energy and costs and know the best course of action for their house. She works with the true [...]

Breathe Well

– Posted in: Air Quality, Consumer Issues, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Green Living, Homeowners, Projects, Renovations and Remodeling

Indoor air quality or the indoor environment applies to all of our homes – existing or new - and all of us can take immediate actions to breathe well in our homes. For me, the first steps were my choices of cleaning products. I switched to non-toxic, safer cleaners and even a few homemade ones. [...]