indoor air pollution

indoor air pollution

refers to chemical, biological and physical contamination of indoor air

air quality

the degree to which the ambient air is pollution free, assessed by measuring a number of indicators of pollution.

sick building syndrome

a condition affecting office workers, typically marked by headaches and respiratory problems, attributed to unhealthy or stressful factors in the working environment such as poor ventilation.

indoor air pollution

5 ways we can reduce indoor air pollution

-conserve energy-turn off appliances and lights when you leave the room

-keep woodstoves and fireplaces well maintained. you should also consider replacing old woodstoves with ETA-certified models.

-use different cleaning supplies don't use the hardcore cleaning supplies.

-wash clothes with warm or cold water instead of hot.

-recycle paper, plastic, glass bottles, cardboard , and aluminum cans . this conserves energy and reduces production emissions.