Indoor air quality is typically not at the top of the priority list in a business or home, but let us be the first to remind you, it IS important. These particles that easily infiltrate your air, can cause long term health issues and in some dramatic cases, death. This issue is not to be taken lightly, please read where you might encounter these airborne toxic particulates.
Carbon monoxide is said to be one of the most acutely toxic indoor air contaminants. Also known as CO. It is an odorless colorless gas. Sources of carbon monoxide include:
Space heaters using fossil fuels
Defective central heating furnaces
Carbon Dioxide causes the following symptoms:
Functioning at lower levels
Humans are the main source of carbon dioxide inside buildings.
Asbestos is commonly found in the following materials used in buildings before 1975:
Asbestos is knowing to be linked to lung cancer, particularly mesothelioma.
High humidity levels contribute to multiple IAQ issues. Common humidity problems include mold, rot and mildew.
Volatile Organic Compounds
Volatile Organic Compounds are chemical pollutants. They include: