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Indoor Air Quality

We spend over 90% of our lives indoors (at home, school, work, in our cars, etc). It makes sense that we keep our indoor air as clean as possible.

While we most often focus on outdoor air pollution, there are many pollutants indoors that deserve equal attention and action.

  • Indoor air is often more polluted than outdoor air.
  • Ninety percent (90%) or more of each day is spent in our home, school, workplace, or car.
  • The elderly, the very young, pregnant women, and those with allergies, asthma and other respiratory ailments are often the first to notice indoor air pollution problems.
  • Indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health risks.
  • Small changes can make a big impact on the quality of indoor air.

A safe and pleasant indoor "world" can often be achieved by making simple changes to your everyday routine.