Author Archives: Gene Sperling, Pharmacist-Respiratory Specialist

ALLERGIES, ASTHMA, FATIGUE & YOUR HOME/OFFICE

A LOOK AT DIAGNOSING POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES #1 History Documentation (This is the first of a series) Allergies, asthma, weakened immune systems and fatigue are common problems and may be related to the home or office environment. Many of us … Continue reading

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TESTING FOR MOLD

Addressing mold requires just a little thought in order to conserve resources and not move existing mold to new locations. The following are examples of how the home/office owner can be more confident of success:

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VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOC’S) Part 2

The VOC Primer by gene sperling, pharmacist The Example of Diesel (a classic VOC joined with particulates) When Should I Worry? Should I test? What Should be Tested First? How Much Does Testing Cost? What are My Alternatives If VOC’s … Continue reading

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VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOC’S) Part 1

The VOC Primer by gene sperling, pharmacist What are Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s)? Where Do VOC’s Come From? What Are the Symptoms In the Body? In the past few months I have been asked an increasing number of questions related … Continue reading

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MAYBE IT’S MOLD……OR MAYBE NOT

Many times, the Breathe-Rite pharmacists performing home inspections in Los Angeles Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside and Orange counties are looking at health issues blamed on mold. Our clients have run out of patience, used too many medications without results, or … Continue reading

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INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY (IR)

INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY is the science of using specialty cameras to measure heat radiation compared surface temperature. Breathe-Rite uses this technology in all of its Environmental Audits, Energy Audits, and Real Estate Inspections. The term “infrared” simply means “past red”, and … Continue reading

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MOLD SPORE ALLERGY – WHAT IS IT? – WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW?

A ‘short’ explanation by Dr Ulrike Ziegner, MD, PhD, Board Certified Allergy Immunology Molds are microscopic fungi. They are among the most widespread of all living organisms we know. They number in the 10’s of thousands of varieties. Unlike plants, … Continue reading

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IQ Air FAQ’s

We will soon be posting all the Frequently Asked Questions to make your air purifier selection as easy as possible.

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VIDEO EVALUATIONS OF HEPA FILTERS

Audio/Video Evaluations of HEPA Filtration units by Pharmacists experienced in Clean Room Environments. Continue reading

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