Indoor Air Polluion
Learn more about our polluted air so we can improve it!
Learning More about Indoor Air
There are many harmful things in our homes that we can't see or dont recognize. It is very important to take steps in learning to reduce the polluted air inside, and also keep the air clean. Air quality is very important for ones health and mood.
Indoor Air pollution and Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air pollution can include anything from mold, pollen, tobacco smoke, household products, pesticides, carbon monoxide and many other gases along with materials such as asbestos , formaldehyde and lead. Indoor air pollution can be very harmful given the fact humans spend 90% of their lives inside. It is very important to allow fresh air and ventilation in homes to allow the polluted air to escape. Many of these pollutants are caused by fuel/tobacco combustion, cleaning, cooking oil and nitrogen oxides.
Sick Building Syndrome
Sick Building Syndrome occurs when the indoor air is of worse quality than the outdoor air causes an illness.
Sick Building Syndrome (SBS)
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality is the air in and around buildings especially when it relates to the health of anyone in and out of the building. The quality of the air we breath can have ahuge impact on how we feel and work. That is why it is very important to make sure your home has very good indoor air quality.
5 Ways to reduce indoor air pollution and improve quality
- Air cleaner
- Keep humidity levels regulated
- Replace air filters regularly
- Dust and vacuum regularly
- Don't mask odors, eliminate them
5 Ways to help improve indoor air quality
Causes and Effects of Indoor Air Pollution
Indoor air pollution can be caused by a number of things including Carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide;Animal dander, dust, dust mites, mildew and mold spores,Formaldehyde, pesticides and heavy metal vapors like lead and mercury found in common household products. Along with Mycotoxins, asbestos and radon.Some serious health problem can be a result of poor indoor air quality including tuberculosis, allergic reactions, Legionnaire’s disease along with many others.