Air Quality Testing
Most people are aware that indoor air quality is a major issue in many homes. Many think that we are safe from these harmful toxins and air pollution in our homes, this is actually not the case. Indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks and comes from a combination of outdoor pollutants that get in through building ventilation. Particles and matters that gets trapped in the airways, as well as all the chemical products we use in our homes contain " volatile organic compounds".(VOCs) which are " Group of hundreds of molecules ". VOCs in the atmosphere can come from many different sources, both man-made and natural. Chemicals in everyday and household products like cleaning agents, printer ink and fragrance, are now a key contributor to city air pollution, competing against vehicle emissions.
These pollutants can trigger a lot of health issues, particularly amongst children, the elderly, as well as those with lung disease or asthma besides allergy-like symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, headaches, eye and throat irritation. The continuous accumulation of pollutants in the body can lead to serious long term health problems like respiratory disease and cancer.
In the last 30 years, the number of people with asthma has gone up by almost 60%.
“Over 2.6 million Canadians over age 12 and 12% of children under 12 suffer from asthma related breathing problems.” -Source: asthma.ca.
Air pollution is a serious health concern.
But there are ways that we can improve air quality in our homes. First, there are house plants that naturally improve air quality in our homes besides several products that can help keep indoor air clean.
How do I know which indoor air quality product is right for me?:
Every person and every home entails a different comfort need. The degree of irritancy that triggers and affects people’s health and comfort combine to determine proper solutions like a better air filter or an air purification system for the reduction of triggers and irritants. Our Service Experts can help you decide which indoor air improvement products are right for you.
There are so many air quality related products on the market; Some are good, other are bad. For consumers like us, it can sometime be difficult to find out which product is good and worth buying and which one is bad and should not be bought. Below are lists of products that Clean Air Canada recommends and assists the customers.
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