In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.
These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and congestion. So NASA teamed up with the Associated Landscape Contractors of America to figure out the most effective air-purifying plants — a solution that is both promising and wallet-friendly.
Below are a few plants that will liven up your home while removing pesky pollutants from the air.
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