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8 expert (but very easy) ways to tackle indoor air pollution as high levels found in south London homes

You might think being tucked up indoors means you’re safe from the peril of London’s air pollution problems.

10 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Ten ways to save your health and improve indoor air quality

There is increasing recognition that air pollution is not just an outdoors problem, it is important to also consider indoor air quality. Indoor air quality is significant because it can affect our comfort, productivity and, most importantly, our health. You can influence your indoor air quality in three main ways: source control (ie limiting the source of pollutants), ventilation, and cleaning of any pollutants that may be present. Here we break those three main strategies down even further…

Poor indoor air quality causes respiratory distress and leads to chronic illness such as asthma, allergy and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

We need an Indoor Air Quality Performance Certificate

Poor indoor air quality causes respiratory distress and leads to chronic illness such as asthma, allergy and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Most Common In-Home Sources of Air Pollution

As summer turns to fall and the weather grows cooler, a lot of us are likely to be spending some more time indoors. Are you sure your home is ready for you to be spending more time in it?

Learn how to keep your indoor air healthy. Information from LSU Extension.

Learn how to keep your indoor air healthy. Information from LSU Extension.

Dangers of Poor Indoor Air

Air Quality | Air Quality Specialists | Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning

How is the air quality in your home? Talk with an Air Quality Specialist at Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning. Call Today!

Symptoms and illnesses related to the quality of indoor air

Indoor Air Quality: Introduction

The connection between the use of a building either as a workplace or as a dwelling and the appearance, in certain cases, of discomfort and symptoms t...

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Safe Air for Denver Homes - Thriving Earth Exchange

Residents asked tough questions about their air quality. Teaming up with researchers, they found some answers–and more questions. by Kathleen Pierce Dangerous levels of radon and the chemical tetrachloroethylene (PERC) are known to be present in Denver-area air, soil, and groundwater. Community concerns over these health threats led the Denver community group Taking […]

Particulate Matter Infographic - Particulate matter (PM) is the air pollutant that has the most severe impact on health. In addition to its impact on human health, particulate matter can also have adverse effects on climate change and ecosystems.

Horizon Prize on materials for clean air

Develop the best innovative design-driven material solution to improve air quality in cities.

Protecting children from the environment: More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new WHO reports.

The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

Protecting children from the environment: More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack of sanitation, and inadequate hygiene – take the lives of 1.7 million children under 5 years, say two new WHO reports.

Since 90% of our time is spent indoors, we all need to ensure that buildings support our health and have enough light

Since 90% of our time is spent indoors, we all need to ensure that buildings support our health and have enough light

Particulate matter: PM2.5 (combustion particles, organic compounds etc.) and PM10 (dust, pollen, mould etc.) in comparison to a human hair

Can Portable Air Cleaners Remove Particulate Pollutants In Our Homes and Offices?

Portable air cleaners are increasingly popular. What are their health benefits and what testing is available to verify their performance?

Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality — Consumer Reports

6 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality at Home

Here's how to improve indoor air quality, from the pros at Consumer Reports. Animal dander, dust mites, mold, pollen—it’s all right there in the air, not to mention your bath towels, bedding, and furniture.

8 Healthy Homes Principles

Principles of a Healthy Home

June is National Healthy Homes Month, but you can keep the 8 principles of a healthy home in mind all year round