A Look at the Lifespan of Common Bacteria and Viruses

Bacteria

As we approach cold and flu season, it’s a good time to take a look at the lifespan of common bacteria and viruses — the culprits behind colds, flus, and bugs that run rampant during the winter. Understanding how long these bacteria and viruses can survive on the surfaces surrounding us might help protect us from coming into contact with them. Continue reading “A Look at the Lifespan of Common Bacteria and Viruses”

Green Construction is Better for the Budget in the Long Run

Green Building

It’s no secret that green building and construction can save money in a variety of ways. According to Greening America’s Schools, green schools use 33% less energy overall and 32% less water than traditionally built schools. This can significantly decrease the cost of utilities during the normal lifespan of a school. Imagine this kind of savings in your home or your office building. Continue reading “Green Construction is Better for the Budget in the Long Run”