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Solve Indoor Air Quality Problems with These Tips

Jan 18

Every day, we are vulnerable to numerous dangers simply by being. There are additional risks in our everyday lives that could be avoided one of which is inadequate indoor air quality. While a majority of people are aware of the negative impact of air pollution on health They aren't aware of the fact that it affects both the quality of outdoor and indoor air.

 

Air is one of the few things that we have in common with other people on the globe. If we are breathing, we must make sure that we're getting high-quality air. While we don't have any control over the quality of air outside, we can control the quality of indoor air. To ensure the safety of our residents and their health, it is important to manage the indoor air quality quality of their residences. This can easily be done by an HVAC contractor in Colorado Springs.

 

WHAT IS CLEAN AIR? AND HOW DO SYMPTOMS ARE CONNECTED TO LOW QUALITY OF AIR?

 

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American is spending 90% of their time indoors where pollutants can be two to five times higher than outside. The health of a person's body can be directly affected by air pollution, whether it's long-term, or immediate.

 

Insufficient indoor air quality can often be treated and lasts for a few days. Because air pollution's immediate effects like coughing, headaches, and sinus congestion, are often misinterpreted as common ailments, air quality is frequently not considered to be the primary cause. The delayed effects of air pollution can be fatal to those who are most at risk, which includes the aged, children, and those with weak immune systems. The long-term effects of air pollution are typically not evident until it's already too late. This is the reason it is so important to make sure the quality of the air in the home is maintained.

 

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF AIR POLLUTION at night?

 

The homeowners are often unaware of the presence of pollutants since they are not easily detected by the naked eye. Formaldehyde, new furniture as well as paint on walls and floors, insufficient insulation, cleaning products, and lead are all sources of hazardous particles that cause low indoor air quality. Although we are aware of the negative impact pollution can have but it isn't known what and how a person will react or the consequences with no pure air.

 

WHAT IS POOR AIR QUALITY MEANT?

 

Air quality index (AQI) is a measure of the quantity of pollutants that originate from the air, determines how dangerous they are. A higher score means the air is more contaminated with pollution. The range of this index is between to 500-500. Every pollutant with more than 300 is considered to be unhealthy. The EPA's indoor quality threshold is 100, with anything above unhealthy. This is a standard to safeguard the health of the population.

 

INDOOR AIR QUALITY IS DETERMINED BY MANY FACTORS.

 

Throughout a home that is a home, harmful carcinogens and other substances are commonly discovered. In order to maintain the quality of air in your home, it can be as easy as cleaning and using safe paints and cleaning supplies. While air purifiers can be useful in controlling moisture but they have only an amount of power. You can increase the amount of ventilation you have in your house however, this is not going to stop the accumulation of harmful pollutants. Many indoor air quality problems are complex and require the knowledge of a specialist in resolving them.

 

An in-depth home energy audit can identify the amount of fresh air in your home, and then compare it to standard health and safety requirements for the best indoor air quality. Our home energy audits will identify areas where allergens and dust particles enter your home, harming your air quality, and offer ways to protect the area.


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