Let’s Talk Indoor Quality Episode 1: Using an Air Filtration Device to Remove VOCs
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” we are joined by Debra Lynn Dadd, an internationally known consumer advocate on removing toxic chemicals in consumer products and host of “Toxic Free Talk Radio,” to discuss air purifiers and what to look for when selecting one to meet your needs. The program begins with a brief look at the two primary aspects of negative air quality, the source and the residual or airborne contaminates and pollutants in the circulating in the air. This episode focuses on dealing with the chemicals in the air and what the advantages and disadvantages are of different technologies and product categories. Debra shares what are some of her biggest concerns with indoor air quality are, how she has seen the industry change in regards towards air treatment, the new technologies that are helping combat negative indoor air quality, and what she looks for in air treatment systems and devices. In the second segment of the program, Kyle shared an interesting story from an EnviroKlenz Customer who successfully dealt with an unusual circumstance where the chemical and odor contamination came from a burnt our set of lights. The program concluded with Kyle answering a couple of questions related to odors and VOCs from carpets.
Let’s Talk Indoor Quality Episode 2: Removing Chemical Odors from Your Home’s Contents
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” we are joined by Leslie Reichert, “The Cleaning Coach”, a nationally-recognized green home keeping expert dedicated to educating people on keeping their homes, schools and work areas “green”. Leslie came on to the show to discuss cleaning products and what to look for when selecting cleaning products to use in your home. The program begins with a brief look at the toxic chemical found in cleaning products and how Leslie started her journey to become the well known and respected Green Cleaning Coach.
This episode focuses on dealing with the chemicals in your cleaning products especially those in your laundry room and highlights the safety and efficacy of using EnviroKlenz product to clean your home’s contents and surfaces. Kyle shared an interesting story from an EnviroKlenz Customer who successfully dealt with an unusual chemical and odor contamination on her clothing and how she was able to use the EnviorKlenz laundry additive to not only remove the odors from her clothing but cut down on the time that she spends in the laundry room. The program concluded with Kyle answering a couple of questions related to EnviroKlenz laundry and removing musty odors from a front load washing machine.
Let’s Talk Indoor Quality Episode 3:Chemical Exposure Events and How they Can Impact a Person’s Life
In this podcast episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” we discussed chemical exposure events and how they can impact a person’s life. Exposures can come from or be triggered by pesticides, paints, cigarette smoke, volatile scented products, aerosols, personal health care products, carpeting, press wood products, cleaning compounds, and many other volatile chemicals.
Our guest was Audrey Hoodkiss, from Ecology By Design in Los Angles, and her life was greatly impacted by an acute exposure to pesticides in the early 1990’s
Let’s Talk Indoor Quality Episode 3: 5 Tips To Improve Your Personal Environment Air Space
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” the host Kyle Knappenberger provides his list of the top 5 things a person can do around their own home to improve their personal environment air space. The list includes the removal of synthetic fragrances, the suggestion to stop using harsh cleaning chemicals, and three others that collectively will help your air quality by reducing chemical pollutants from a variety of sources. Some of them are straightforward and can be implemented immediately, while others may impact future choices or decisions you make around your home or when you are looking for a new place to live. Our guest in this episode is Dr. Andrea Romero of IntMed Integrative Medicine located in Naples, FL. She is a Florida Licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine, a nationally certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Additionally, her studies include Spa Therapy, Acupoint Injection Therapy, Homeopathy, Homotoxicology and Bio Regulatory Medicine. Dr. Andrea shares her personal story of how she got into Oriental Medicine and how she views changes people can make to reduce environmental exposures including those that impact your air and personal space. She talks about some of the challenges her patients face living in and around southwest Florida including mold and its impact on the body and the abundance of pesticides and lawn chemicals in the area. The show wraps up with Kyle answering two listener questions about the EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System. The first is related to the use of EnviroKlenz during remodeling and what to expect and the second is related to the replacement of the HEPA filter and the EnviroKlenz Air Cartridge. As always you may submit questions through our website (EnviroKlenz.com), by phone at 239-330-9650, or by sending us an email to [email protected].
Talking Environmental Inputs and Your Health with Dr. Anthony G. Beck
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” the host Kyle Knappenberger talks with our guest Dr. Anthony G. Beck from Windermere, Florida. Dr. Beck is a physician who has practiced Functional Medicine for over 20 years. He helps people resolve their diseases. He has extensive education in several clinical disciplines including Functional Medicine, clinical nutrition, systems biology, epigenetics, and nutrigenomics. Dr. Beck takes a compressive approach to assessing, educating, and working with his patients to achieve their highest levels of wellbeing. His methods include a healthful lifestyle design, individualized nutrition, hormone balancing, resolving immune dysfunction and hidden infectious diseases, laboratory and functional testing, detoxification, and preventative medicine.
During the show, Dr. Beck shares some information about his balance protocol and the environmental inputs that are a part of his assessment process. Dr. Beck and Kyle discuss the impact of poor indoor air on the body, some ways to improve it, and what to look for when purchasing or evaluating an air purifier for your home. Since we are a product of our environment, Dr. Beck believes we must look for ways to improve our surroundings and environment to better ourselves.
The show wraps up with Kyle answering three listener and website questions about general indoor air quality topics. The first deals with air quality and whether or not it impacts individuals without any known respiratory issues. The second question is about the steps you should take to improve air quality when you move into a different or new home. The third is related to proper ventilation in a home.
As always you may submit questions through our website (EnviroKlenz.com), by phone at 239-330-9650, or by sending us an email to [email protected]
Making a Positive Impact on Your Personal Environment with Dr. Jennifer Weinberg
During this podcast episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality” we discuss ways to improve your indoor air as we are now in the heart of allergy season. Our guest is Dr. Jennifer Weinberg, Preventive and Lifestyle Medicine Physician, Environmental Health Expert, Author of The Whole Cure & The Simple Pure Whole Wellness Solution. Dr. Weinberg has followed her passion for wellness and healthy living and has developed a comprehensive approach to healing. She was trained at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins and her broad expertise in preventive and lifestyle medicine, environmental health, yoga, and health coaching allows her to offer innovative wellness and education programs. Dr. Weinberg joins the show to discuss several types of air pollutants that air purifiers need to be able to address to have a positive impact on personal environment spaces. Pollen and allergens, VOCs, cleaning chemicals, outside factors, furniture odors among others. Kyle then discusses various air treatment methods, including ionizers, carbon technology, charged media, ozone, and HEPA among others. He shares his thoughts on each and the benefits they can bring. As always you may submit questions through our website (EnviroKlenz.com), by phone at 239-330-9650, or by sending us an email to [email protected].
My MSC Compatible Tiny Home with Corrine Segura
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” the host Kyle Knappenberger talks with our guest Corinne Segura. Corinne is a Certified Building Biologist and Blogger who built her own multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) compatible tiny home. She has been helping individuals with a variety of chemical and environmental sensitivities through her consulting services that focus on building and renovating homes to be chemical and mold free. This includes helping people: Select zero-VOC materials, picking non-toxic materials best suited to a tiny house, discussing common trouble areas and mistakes made when building a home, and sourcing of materials. Overall she provides general resources on chemical free buildings. During the show, Connie shares some information about building biology and the education process, some of the steps she went through when she was building her MCS compatible tiny home, what types of materials she used and considerations she made, and challenges she faced. The show wraps up with Kyle discussing some information on the “Defective Drywall” problems in the southeast United States and the important of good quality products on a home. As always you may submit questions through our website (EnviroKlenz.com), by phone at 239-330-9650, or by sending us an email to[email protected].
How To Create Fragrance-Free Zone with Alonna Shaw
On this episode of the “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality” podcast, our host Kyle Knappenberger speaks with Alonna Shaw from alonnashaw.com. Alonna Shaw is an artist, writer, and editor who now lives an unscented lifestyle with her husband in California. Alonna shares with our listeners a bit of her personal history and some of the multiple chemical sensitivity experiences she has had. We then discuss the uses of different buzz words and terminology in MCS marketing and literature, what she believes an unscented lifestyle is, and how to avoid fragrances and scents on a daily basis. We talk about her work as a model and how she views consumerism and advertising to the multiple chemical sensitive populations, eco-friendly consumers, and the market at large. Alonna shares with Kyle some of her experiences traveling and provides some valuable MCS travel trips. This episode of the podcast wraps up with Kyle sharing some of his personal views on the various terms and language being used to market products to the MCS community and that the consumer should just ask what does that mean to me and what does that mean for this product and to look beyond just the term.
A Hive Full of Wisdom with Maryam Henein
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” the host Kyle Knappenberger talks with the guest Maryam Henein, the CEO, and Editor in Chief of Honey Colony. Through HoneyColony, Maryam has combined her investigative and reporting skills with her love of nutrition and social media. Both Maryam and HoneyColony are dedicated to empowering people to be their own best health advocate.
Maryam’s passion for nutrition science and alternative healing started several years ago after being exposed to chemicals. This unfortunate event raised her awareness of the environment, which inspired her to work on a piece on the Exxon Valdez Oil spill for Robert Greenwald and The Sierra Club. During the show, Maryam shares some information about her website, some of the products and information they have, being an environmental “indicator,” what she would recommend to a chemically sensitive individual, and she briefly touches on her personal experience with the EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System.
After the interview, Kyle talks about the different situations the EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System can be used in and shared what a consumer can expect in each of those. This includes 1) the source is always present 2) the source is no longer present 3) intermittent source/pollution maintenance.
Meet Dee Harris
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” the host Kyle Knappenberger talks with the guest Dee Harris from D-Signed Nutrition. Dee is a Registered Dietitian and Certified in Functional Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine. Her practice is built upon a foundation of clinical experience spanning 30 years that encompasses nutrition, health, and wellness solutions. She works with patients to identify and remedy the underlying causes of complex chronic diseases and develops individualized patient-centered solutions including nutrition, diet, and health coaching.
Kyle and Dee discuss some of the tests, evaluations, and the process she goes through when she makes recommendations for lifestyle and diet changes when she is working with a patient. Dee shares one of her experiences with an indoor air quality problem in her living space and what she was able to do to combat the problem. This episode of the podcast wraps up with Kyle answering two listener questions about the EnviroKlenz Mobile Air System related to recent weather events in the United States. The first is the use of EnviroKlenz Air System for during wildfires and the second is related to odors caused by hurricanes and flooding.
What Awful Things are Hidden in your Carpet-James Stinnett
In this episode of “Let’s Talk Indoor Air Quality,” we are joined by James Stinnett who is the founder of Earth Weave Carpet Mills. This episode focuses on James committing 100 percent of his craft to natural fiber carpets and area rugs. Contributing to better natural living, James wanted to help with indoor air quality.
Striving to produce a product that was healthy and not made with synthetic chemicals, James wanted to take a natural route into the carpet mill industry to enforce a healthy environment. During the podcast segment, Kyle ask James multiple questions on what makes Earth Weave Carpet Mills different from other distributors, his response are the dyes and the moth are key features to being different. The carpets act like air filters by holding on to particles until removed when it is time to be cleaned.
As the program ended, James discusses how other companies do not talk about what they are using and the properties within their carpets and area rugs, so consumer never check to see if it is healthy, unlike those companies, Earth Weave market their products as being eco-friendly and green. Customers who are chemically sensitive tend to choose green products but not everything that states they are green really are.