Now that winter is drawing to a close, indoor air quality should be a top consideration. In warmer weather, indoor air quality is affected by mold, bacteria, carbon monoxide, radon, and volatile organic compounds (VOC), Controlling the source of the air is the primary method for improving indoor air quality.
We spend more than 90% of our time indoors, yet the more time we spend indoors the higher we are subject to pollution and increased health risk such as asthma. The reason for this is ndoor air pollution levels can be up to 100 times higher indoors than those outdoors.
Mold, dust and pollen are not the only biological contaminants that negatively affect indoor air quality. Pests like cockroaches, rodents and dust mites have a large impact on the air we breathe and can pose a serious health threat.
We take the air we breathe for granted. Clean air is important, especially indoors, where air filtration and ventilation systems may not always be working efficiently. Poor indoor air quality can have a considerable impact on our health.