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7/31/2014 3:21:31 AMANW002buyboxdiscountGet up to 10% OFF MOST ORDERS TODAY Use Code Savings at checkoutcserebatediscountbannerv2discountbannerv2secuhomepagemainhours Mon-Fri: 7 AM - 5 PM PSTlogomobilebannermobilebannersecurepopcouponseoblurbCool Down With A Misting FanHow Misting Fans WorkMisting fans are basically regular fans, but with the added element of water (these fans must be connected to a water source). Because the mist from these fans lingers in the air, the space around them can easily be kept up to 40 degrees cooler than the temperature of the surrounding environment, and you don't even need to walk directly in front of one of these fans to feel its cooling effect. The average misting fan operates using thermal dynamics and water evaporation to lower temperatures. Although other types of cooling appliances that use water evaporation do so by drawing in warm air through water soaked pads (instantly cooling it), the typical misting fan takes a slightly different approach.Tank V's Hose Misting FansAs far as the water source goes, some misting fans have a water tank that must be refilled and cleaned out on occasion in order to stay in proper operation. Misting fans with a refillable tank can be a good option for spaces not close to a water source or fans that need to stay portable. However, there are many models that conveniently connect directly to your garden hose for instant access to a water source. If you do happen to have more than one misting fan, you can use a hose splitter (available at most home improvement stores) so you can connect a hose to each appliance.Misting fans with water tanks do not need to connect to an external water source, but they do have a limited amount of time until they need to be refilled again. Obviously, the amount of water a tank can hold varies from model to model, but the average backyard misting fan can last three to seven hours before they need another water refill.Now, aside from the maintenance factor of the water tank misting fans, the other factor that sets the two types apart is the cost. Fans that connect to garden hoses tend to be a lot cheaper than their water tank counterparts, and this is largely due to the higher manufacturing costs of water tank systems. On the other hand, water tank misting fans are a lot more portable than those that connect to garden hoses, although both still need to be connected to an energy source for power.When And Where To Use Misting FansMisting fans are a great option during the summer months when temperatures are highest. To be more specific, the best time to run a misting fan out on your patio or deck is going to be between midday and the later afternoon-- the hottest hours of the day. As far as location goes, it's best that you keep a misting fan off to one side of your patio with plenty of space around it (especially if you have kids running around, safety should come first). Make sure it is not up against the side of your house or any other walls.Misting fans are built to be sturdy and will survive if left outside during a rainstorm, but that doesn't mean they should be left in the open day after day. If exposed to high humidity for extended periods of time, a misting fan can corrode. Fortunately, all you have to do is put the fan in your garage or shed when you're not using it. Allow time for the unit to dry out before packing it away for storage. This will help prevent mildew from forming. Most misting fans come with manuals that advise how best to take care of them and when to use them.trust734122448ContentWBP Air Filtering PlantsPage-Content-WBP-Air-Filtering-Plants142935/air-filtering-plants.htm26FreeAnswerUrl/air-filtering-plants.htm1System27FreeAnswerBrowser TitleResource Guide on House Plants - Air-Filtering Plants1Page28WysiwygContent<div align="center"><table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="700"><tbody><tr><td><h1>Resource Guide on House Plants - Air-Filtering Plants </h1><table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td width="509">Plants are good for your home because they promote not just the physiological well-being of your family, but also, the psychological aspects as well. There are various reasons why: First of all, their presence makes any scenery beautiful and pleasing to look at. Second, they are known to relieve stress and anxiety, which is the reason why many employers make plants an essential element in their offices' interiors. Third, they are good sound barriers. This implies that within the plants' reasonable range, annoying sounds would be filtered, which results to less earsplitting noises from engines. Finally, they are excellent producers of oxygen and some are even capable of filtering the air from pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene.&nbsp; </td><td><img src="http://cache.air-n-water.com/images/houseplant-b.jpg" alt="houseplant"/></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Plants, when exposed to an environment where mildew and molds are abundant, tend to excrete natural substances that can subdue mold spores. The reaction is the same when a particular plant is exposed to air that is contaminated with formaldehyde, benzene or xylene, because the chemical structure of such pollutants can be considered similar to mildew and airborne molds. As a result, the plant could break down the chemical composition of the said pollutants, which eventually results to cleaner air. </p><p>Although majority of the plants can produce oxygen, not all of the plants are considered good ???air filters'. In fact, there are only a few plants that are considered as of the moment. Efficient ???air purifiers' are those plants that are capable of handling greater amounts of air, which also indicates that the higher the transpiration rate of a particular plant, the better it is at purifying air from the aforementioned pollutants. </p><p>The following plants are among the few that are considered as good ???air filters':&nbsp; </p><p><strong><em>Chlorophytum comosum </em>(Spider Plant) </strong>is categorized under the lily family and is known for its evergreen leaves, which almost look like grass. It is commonly used as an ornamental hanging plant. It originated from the tropical areas of South Africa. Spider plants are extremely easy to grow and can withstand cold temperature. </p><ul><li><a href="http://203.64.245.61/fulltext_pdf/E/2006-2010/e01052.pdf" rel="nofollow">Spider Plant: An Indigenous Species with Many Uses [PDF] </a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week265.shtml" rel="nofollow"><em>Chlorophytum comosum 'Vittatum' </em>: Spider Plant Agavaceae </a></li><li><a href="http://www.infonet-biovision.org/default/ct/165/crops" rel="nofollow">Infonet-Biovision: Spider Plant </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Hedera helix </em>(English Ivy) </strong>is a climber and could cling to the nearest wall, tree or any other vertical surface. In areas where vertical surfaces are not available, the English Ivy tends to grow horizontally and thus, could serve as a ground cover. The English ivy originated most likely from Europe and some parts of the Western Asia. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.polleninfo.org/index.php?language=en&amp;nav=_n99&amp;module=article&amp;action=first_page&amp;key_internal_command=Hehe" rel="nofollow">Pollen Info: Hedera helix </a></li><li><a href="http://www.issg.org/database/species/ecology.asp?si=469" rel="nofollow">Global Invasive Species Database: <em>Hedera helix </em></a><em></em></li><li><a href="http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/invasivetutorial/English_Ivy.htm" rel="nofollow">DCNR Invasive Exotic Plant Tutorial for Natural Lands Managers: English Ivy</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/fact/hehe1.htm" rel="nofollow">PCA Fact Sheet: English Ivy [PDF]</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/invasive_plants/weeds/english-ivy.pdf">English Ivy [PDF] </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Chamaedorea sefritzii </em>(Bamboo/ Reed Palm) </strong>is a popular houseplant that grows approximately 7 feet tall. Its appearance is almost like Bamboo, but it is a native to Central US. It is highly popular in places with high climate because it is capable of providing shade.&nbsp; </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.pacsoa.org.au/palms/Chamaedorea/seifrizii.html" rel="nofollow">Palms and Cycads Society of Australia: <em>Chamaedorea sefritzii </em></a></li><li><a href="http://itp.lucidcentral.org/id/palms/palm-id/Chamaedorea_seifrizii.htm" rel="nofollow">Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms: <em>Chamaedorea sefritzii </em></a></li><li><a href="http://www.stuartxchange.org/Sipritsi.html" rel="nofollow">Philippine Alternative Medicine: Sipritsi </a></li><li><a href="http://ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=2664" rel="nofollow">National Tropical Botanical Garden: <em>Chamaedorea sefritzii </em></a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Aglaonema modestum </em>(Chinese Evergreen) </strong>is another houseplant that is perfect for planters and ground covers. It originated from Northern Thailand and Southern China. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week288.shtml" rel="nofollow">Chinese Evergreen: <em>Aglaonema modestum </em></a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantbook.org/plantdata/araceae/aglaonema_modestum.html" rel="nofollow">Landscape Plants for South Florida: Aglaonema, Chinese Evergreen </a></li><li><a href="http://www.aroid.org/genera/aglaonema/aglaonema_success/aglaonema_success.pdf" rel="nofollow">Success you're your Aglaonemas Indoors [PDF] </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Spathiphyllum `Mauna Loa' </em>(Peace Lily) </strong>is characterized by dark green leaves and spade-shaped flowers. It is perfect to grow in tropical areas because it requires low maintenance. It originated from Central and South America. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/extensionservices/articles_cms.asp?articleID=396" rel="nofollow"><em>Spathiphyllum </em>: The Peace Lily </a>&nbsp; </li><li><a href="http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/spathiphyllum-mauna-loa-supreme/" rel="nofollow">Spathiphyllum <em>&nbsp;'Mauna Loa Supreme' </em></a></li><li><a href="http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/foliage/folnotes/spathiph.htm" rel="nofollow"><em>Spathiphyllum </em>Production Guide </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Philodendron domesticum </em>(Elephant Ear Philodendron) </strong>has glossy spade-shaped leaves that are usually 20 inches long. It is also known as Spadeleaf Philodendron. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.ccenassau.org/hort/fact_sheets/a111_philodendron_mar00.pdf" rel="nofollow">Cornell Cooperative Extension Home Grounds Fact Sheet: Philodendron [PDF] </a></li><li><a href="http://www.health.qld.gov.au/poisonsinformationcentre/plants_fungi/philodendron.asp" rel="nofollow">Plants and Mushrooms: Philodendron </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Ficus benjamina </em>(Weeping Fig) </strong>is a South Asian and Australian indigenous plant that can grow up to 30 meters. It is characterized by pulled-down branches with glossy leaves. The Weeping Fig can thrive in temperate areas. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.arhomeandgarden.org/plantoftheweek/articles/Weeping_Fig.htm">Weeping Fig </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Dracaena deremensis </em>(Lemon Lime) </strong>is a tropical plant from East Africa that is well-suited to home conditions. It is characterized by long glossy leaves that are arranged in an upright form. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week324.shtml" rel="nofollow"><em>Dracaena deremensis </em>: Lemon Lime </a></li><li><a href="http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/FP/FP18300.pdf" rel="nofollow">University of Florida IFAS Extension: <em>Dracaena deremensis </em>[PDF] </a></li><li><a href="http://www.plantbook.org/plantdata/liliaceae/dracaena_fragrans.html" rel="nofollow">Landscape Plants for South Florida: 'Janet&nbsp;Craig'&nbsp;Dracaena, 'Warneckii'</a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Dracaena marginata </em>(Red-Edged Dracaena) </strong>is another tropical plant that can thrive in environments with low light.&nbsp; </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week215.shtml" rel="nofollow"><em>Dracaena marginata: </em>Madagascar Dragon Tree </a></li><li><a href="http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=2847" rel="nofollow">Royal Horticultural Society: <em>Dracaena marginata </em>???Tricolor' </a></li><li><a href="http://cubits.org/indoorjungle/db/houseplants/view/4938/" rel="nofollow">House Plants: <em>Dracaena marginata </em>Red-margined Dracaena, Dragon Tree ???Tricolor' </a></li><li><a href="http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/plant-finder/plant-details/kc/b592/dracaena-marginata.aspx" rel="nofollow">Missouri Botanical Garden: <em>Dracaena marginata </em></a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Epipiremnum aureum </em>(Golden Pothos) </strong>originated from Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It has prominent green heart-shaped leaves and can thrive in conditions where there is medium indirect light. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.guide-to-houseplants.com/pothos.html" rel="nofollow">Guide to Houseplants: Golden Pothos or Devil's Ivy </a></li><li><a href="http://www.arhomeandgarden.org/plantoftheweek/articles/Golden_Pothos.htm" rel="nofollow">Golden Pothos or Devil's Ivy </a></li><li>&nbsp; <a href="http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fp194" rel="nofollow"><em>Epipiremnum aureum </em>or Golden Pothos </a></li></ul><p><strong><em>Sansevieria trifasciata </em>(Snake Plant) </strong>came from West Africa and was formerly used to create bowstrings. It is a popular ornamental plant because it can tolerate low light levels and irregular watering. </p><ul><li><a href="http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week192.shtml" rel="nofollow"><em>Sansevieria trifasciata </em>"Laurentii": Variegated Snake Plant </a></li><li><a href="http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/syllabi/608/Lists/second%20ed/Sansevieriatrifasciata.pdf" rel="nofollow"><em>Sansevieria trifasciata </em>[PDF] </a></li><li><a href="http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/documents/Biosecurity_EnvironmentalPests/IPA-Mother-in-Laws-Tongue-PP116.pdf" rel="nofollow">Mother-in-Law's Tongue: <em>Sansevieria trifasciata </em>[PDF] </a></li><li><a href="http://mrec.ifas.ufl.edu/foliage/folnotes/sansevie.htm" rel="nofollow">Sansevieria Production Guide </a></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table></div>1Page2729WysiwygFooter<div align="center"><table border="0" width="700"><tbody><tr><td><h2>Recommended Pages: </h2></td></td /></tr><tr><td><table border="1" cellspacing="0" width="700" cellpading="0"><tbody><tr><td><table><tbody></tbody></table><table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="700" align="center"><tbody><tr><th align="center">Home Appliances </th><th align="center">Air Conditioners </th><th align="center">Water Dispensers </th><th align="center">Electric Fans </th></tr><tr align="left"><td><ul><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/compact-refrigerators.htm">Compact refrigerator with ice maker </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/product/ai-500ss.htm">Under cabinet ice maker </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/product/im100.html">Sunpentown ice maker </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/newair-ice-makers.htm">Newair ice maker </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/dehumidifiers.htm">Home dehumidifier </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/elektra-espresso-machines.htm">Elektra espresso </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/patio-furniture.htm">Outdoor patio furniture</a> </li></ul></td><td><ul><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/smoker-grills.htm">Meat smokers</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/manual-espresso-machines.htm">Manual espresso machines </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/patio-furniture.htm">Wooden patio furniture</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/fan_ceiling.html">Casablanca ceiling fans</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/fan_window.html">Window fan</a> </li></ul></td><td><ul><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/ice-maker.htm">Ice making machines</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/portable-air-conditioners.htm">Portable air conditioner units</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/personal-air-coolers.htm">Air cooler</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/bbq-grills.htm">Barbecue</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/patio-furniture-tables.htm">Outdoor patio table</a> </li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/patio-furniture-chairs.htm">Uwharrie outdoor patio chairs</a> </li></ul></td><td><ul><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/product/e51.html">Oil fired heaters </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/cadet-heaters.htm">Cadet electric heaters </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/product/bwf0910ar-wcu.htm">Bionaire window fan </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/fan_blowers.html">Industrial fans </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/best-floor-fans.htm">Best floor fan </a></li><li><a href="http://www.air-n-water.com/fans-under-50.htm">Best desk fan </a></li></ul></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></td></tr></tbody></table></td /></tr /></table /></div>1Page29MultiChoiceDropDownTemplate1171System1449MultiChoiceDropDownSidebar-11System281FreeAnswerMeta Keywordshouseplant guide, house plant guide, air filtering plans, air filtering plant, natural air filters1Page282FreeAnswerMeta DescriptionPlants are excellent producers of oxygen and some are even capable of filtering the air from pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene.??Learn more about these air filtering plants here. 1Page142936houseplantImage-houseplant011/images/houseplant-b.jpg/images/houseplant-b-s.jpg/images/houseplant-b-l.jpg/images/houseplant-b-m.jpg/images/houseplant-b.jpg/images/houseplant-b-c.jpg35Alt Texthouseplant1FreeAnswer142936houseplantImage-houseplant030/images/houseplant-b.jpg/images/houseplant-b-s.jpg/images/houseplant-b-l.jpg/images/houseplant-b-m.jpg/images/houseplant-b.jpg/images/houseplant-b-c.jpg

Resource Guide on House Plants - Air-Filtering Plants

Plants are good for your home because they promote not just the physiological well-being of your family, but also, the psychological aspects as well. There are various reasons why: First of all, their presence makes any scenery beautiful and pleasing to look at. Second, they are known to relieve stress and anxiety, which is the reason why many employers make plants an essential element in their offices' interiors. Third, they are good sound barriers. This implies that within the plants' reasonable range, annoying sounds would be filtered, which results to less earsplitting noises from engines. Finally, they are excellent producers of oxygen and some are even capable of filtering the air from pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene.  houseplant

Plants, when exposed to an environment where mildew and molds are abundant, tend to excrete natural substances that can subdue mold spores. The reaction is the same when a particular plant is exposed to air that is contaminated with formaldehyde, benzene or xylene, because the chemical structure of such pollutants can be considered similar to mildew and airborne molds. As a result, the plant could break down the chemical composition of the said pollutants, which eventually results to cleaner air.

Although majority of the plants can produce oxygen, not all of the plants are considered good ???air filters'. In fact, there are only a few plants that are considered as of the moment. Efficient ???air purifiers' are those plants that are capable of handling greater amounts of air, which also indicates that the higher the transpiration rate of a particular plant, the better it is at purifying air from the aforementioned pollutants.

The following plants are among the few that are considered as good ???air filters': 

Chlorophytum comosum (Spider Plant) is categorized under the lily family and is known for its evergreen leaves, which almost look like grass. It is commonly used as an ornamental hanging plant. It originated from the tropical areas of South Africa. Spider plants are extremely easy to grow and can withstand cold temperature.

Hedera helix (English Ivy) is a climber and could cling to the nearest wall, tree or any other vertical surface. In areas where vertical surfaces are not available, the English Ivy tends to grow horizontally and thus, could serve as a ground cover. The English ivy originated most likely from Europe and some parts of the Western Asia.

Chamaedorea sefritzii (Bamboo/ Reed Palm) is a popular houseplant that grows approximately 7 feet tall. Its appearance is almost like Bamboo, but it is a native to Central US. It is highly popular in places with high climate because it is capable of providing shade. 

Aglaonema modestum (Chinese Evergreen) is another houseplant that is perfect for planters and ground covers. It originated from Northern Thailand and Southern China.

Spathiphyllum `Mauna Loa' (Peace Lily) is characterized by dark green leaves and spade-shaped flowers. It is perfect to grow in tropical areas because it requires low maintenance. It originated from Central and South America.

Philodendron domesticum (Elephant Ear Philodendron) has glossy spade-shaped leaves that are usually 20 inches long. It is also known as Spadeleaf Philodendron.

Ficus benjamina (Weeping Fig) is a South Asian and Australian indigenous plant that can grow up to 30 meters. It is characterized by pulled-down branches with glossy leaves. The Weeping Fig can thrive in temperate areas.

Dracaena deremensis (Lemon Lime) is a tropical plant from East Africa that is well-suited to home conditions. It is characterized by long glossy leaves that are arranged in an upright form.

Dracaena marginata (Red-Edged Dracaena) is another tropical plant that can thrive in environments with low light. 

Epipiremnum aureum (Golden Pothos) originated from Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It has prominent green heart-shaped leaves and can thrive in conditions where there is medium indirect light.

Sansevieria trifasciata (Snake Plant) came from West Africa and was formerly used to create bowstrings. It is a popular ornamental plant because it can tolerate low light levels and irregular watering.

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