Indoor Air Quality
- IAQ stands for Indoor Air Quality and is a cause for concern in most homes.
- Indoor air can be more harmful than outdoor air up to 100 times more pollutants can be found indoors.
Source: Studies by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
- People spend up to 90% of their time indoors.
- Poor IAQ can trigger potential health problems such as chronic respiratory ailments, asthma, recurring flues, aggravated allergies, coughs, headaches, chronic fatigue and poor concentration.
- These microscopic particles can become lodged in mucous membranes or the lining of the lungs, causing allergic reactions, respiratory disorders and a diminished immune system
- Energy-efficient houses may have poor air circulation and seal in pollutants
- Today’s better insulated homes can trap moisture and pollutants, leading to structural damage and IAQ problems.
- Ongoing exposure to indoor air contaminants creates greater risk for health problems and can aggravate existing ones Does any of this sound familiar?
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- SOURCE CONTROL: Eliminate the sources of pollution, such as smoking and pets, and target specific problem areas, such as kitchens, bathrooms and attics
- VENTILATION: Bring fresh air from the outside into the home to dilute pollutants and replace stale air
- FILTRATION: Clean the air through different devices to avoid circulating the same airborne pollutants