Starting to look at plants
Hello readers! Wanted to give an update that I am starting to research common house plants. I want to know how effective they are at improving indoor air. There is quite a bit of research on the topic. I just finished reading the landmark NASA study, Interior Landscape Plants for Indoor Air Pollution Abatement. Published in 1989, this study attempted to measure the effects of various houseplants in reducing indoor concentrations of Benzene, Trichloroethylene, and Formaldehyde. NASA wanted to figure out if they could use low-light plants to clean the air for their astronauts in space, but also to see if plants were helpful at reducing pollutants that may be responsible for persons suffering from Sick Building Syndrome.
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