Indoor Air Quality

Most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors and are unaware that air pollution levels inside buildings may be higher than outdoor pollution levels; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), studies of human exposure to air pollutants indicate that indoor levels of pollutants may be 2 to 5 times—and occasionally more than 100 times—higher than outdoor levels.

What causes indoor air pollution?
How do building materials increase poor indoor air quality?
How do I reduce pollution from these materials?
How do home cleaning products impact the air?
What can I do?
What other pollutants are in our homes?
RESOURCES

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Indoor Air Pollution: Introduction for Health Professionals

California Environmental Protection Agency: Reducing Indoor Air Pollution

A Serious Public Health Problem

EPA’s Indoor Air Quality

Air Quality Problems Caused by Floods

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