Indoor Air Pollution & Air Quality

How can we help to make our air better for the enviorment?

What we're here for!

The EPA: (Environmental Protection Agency) , the world heath organization and American Lung association are here to show you all the concerns we have for Indoor Air Pollution and Indoor Air Quality; and some ways you may help change these concerns we may have for our environment. Help us keep our homes and environment a safe place!
gases released by many household products. They may cause problems like headaches, nausea, and irritated eyes and throat if used in or around your house
New Science: Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality

This Video explains Indoor Air Quality and things we may need to watch out for around our homes, as well as things that we may be using that are causing the Air Quality to happen, which may cause long or short term heath risks.
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Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor Air Pollution

This video explains how 90% of people live indoors which their constantly in tightly sealed spaces which will cause pollutants to stay in just that one area. Also describes what causes indoor air pollution.
Sick Building Syndrome

Sick Building Syndrome

In the Sick Building Syndrome video, its explains all the possible ways people can get sick in Buildings, and what may happen if they start feeling these symptoms.
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Causes and Effetcs

Cause: Radon which can be found underneath your home in various types of bedrock and other building materials, can also be a cause of indoor air pollution.

Effect: If lead is found in the home it can also be severely life threatening. It can cause brain and nerve damage, kidney failure, anemia, and a defective cardiovascular system.

Cause: Tobacco smoke that comes from outdoor and indoor areas can also be an indoor air pollutant.

Effects:Tobacco smoke causes individuals to experience severe respiratory irritation, pneumonia, bronchitis, emphysema, heart disease, as well as lung cancer.

Cause: Formaldehyde is another leading cause of indoor air pollution. It is no longer produced in the United States due to its ban in 1970 but can still be found in paints, sealants, and wood floors.

Effects: most common indoor air pollutants, can also cause health problems. You may experience irritation of the throat, eyes, and nose, as well as allergic reactions

5 Ways We Can Reduce Air Pollution

1) Get rid of the main sources of Indoor Air Pollution

2) Let FRESH AIR in

3) No Smoking indoors

4) Look up DIY for healthier cleaning supplies

5) Get rid of heat

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