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IPC’s Top Ten Blogs

Posted: December 10th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

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It’s that time of year!  No, I’m not talking about the holidays, I’m talking about the ‘best of’ lists that everyone is writing now that 2013 is coming to a close.  In honor of the 4th anniversary of the IPC blog, here are our top 10 most popular blogs since 2009: Read more »


Know the Difference Between Carbon Monoxide and Natural Gas?

Posted: December 15th, 2009 | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Winter is here, which means furnaces are on, fireplaces are crackling and ovens are baking up tasty treats.   Do YOU know the difference between these two potentially toxic gases?  If you didn’t even know there was a difference, you’re not alone.  Here’s the scoop.

First of all, breathing and oxygen (O2) 101: You take a breath of room air (which is about 21% O2 here on Earth), and the air goes into your lungs.  Your red blood cells pick up the O2 from your lungs, and they carry it on to your organs, which need O2 to work properly.  The organs that use the most O2 are your brain and heart….  Yep, those are pretty important ones. Read more »