Indoor air quality (IAQ) as a wellness factor has gained more prominence since the global Covid-19 pandemic started in China. The EPA has revealed indoor pollution can be 2-5X higher than outdoor pollution, and ranks indoor air pollution as a top 5 public health risk. As schools, offices, and retail businesses reopen, the state of… Continue reading What is Indoor “Ventilation Rate and Air Change”, and Why is It Important for Fighting COVID-19?
For the longest time, the debate on pollution has focused on outdoor air quality. However, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor levels of pollutants could be 2 to 5 times higher than outdoor levels. Indoor air pollution is now one of the top five environmental risks to public health. Some of the most common indoor pollutants include… Continue reading How Do You Monitor and Track Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Metrics
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air is 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. This poses a big risk to occupants of homes, schools, office buildings, and other indoor spaces. While outdoor air quality has received much of the focus regarding environmental pollution, there’s a need to shift… Continue reading New Tools and Systems for Monitoring and Tracking Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
For the longest time, any reference to pollution has always been synonymous with outdoor pollution. A lot of research and resources go to studying outdoor pollution. Monitoring and tracking of outdoor pollution has also helped mitigate the risk associated with numerous health problems while also raising awareness. However, recent research now shows that while much… Continue reading We Monitor and Track Outdoor Air Pollution…So Why Don’t We Track INDOOR Air Pollution if 90% of Our Lives is Spent Breathing Air Inside?
The air quality within and around your home, school, or workplace has a huge impact on your health. For most people, indoor space provides safety from outdoor pollution. However, research from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) shows that pollution levels are much higher indoors than outdoors. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the critical role… Continue reading 6 Ways that Poor Indoor Air Quality Adversely Affects your Health
The building industry is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. There is more emphasis on quality as opposed to quantity in real estate. There is a trend where building sciences intermarry with health sciences in a bid to provide safer and more sustainable living spaces. This is how the concept of a healthy building has emerged. Distressing… Continue reading The 9 Foundations of a Healthy Building – Discover the truth
The last few decades have seen a change in lifestyles owing to advances in technology. One of the most notable changes is a shift towards indoor living as most people now spend most of their time at home. This has been described as the indoor generation that relies on technology for virtually every aspect of… Continue reading What are HPIs and how do you monitor critical Health Performance Indicators (HPIs)?
Employees are the single-most important asset in a business. If you are an office manager, you have to learn how to get the best out of your workers by providing the most comfortable working environment. Now that most employees spend their time indoors, one of the most important factors you have to consider is the… Continue reading Indoor Air Pollution is a Productivity Killer for Businesses Everywhere…Here Is Why
According to the EPA, most Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors. This could be at home, school, or at work. Most people think it’s safer to stay indoors away from what is a more polluted outdoor environment. However, research reveals that indoor air quality (IAQ) is more polluted than outdoor air. Common indoor… Continue reading Do You Know How Polluted Your Indoor Air Quality Is at Home, School, or in the Office?
With most people spending 90% of their time indoors, indoor air quality (IAQ) has emerged as a major concern in promoting health and wellbeing. Whether at home, school, or work, indoor pollution now poses a big threat to the occupants’ health. Research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the risks… Continue reading The 6 Symptoms of Indoor Air Pollution