Air quality is a major concern to businesses, building managers, tenants and employees because it can impact the health, comfort, well-being and productivity of building occupants.
Pollutants in our environment can increase the risk of illness. Several studies by EPA, states, and independent scientific panels have consistently ranked indoor air pollution as an important environmental health problem.
Maintenance of indoor air quality in offices, homes and enclosed buildings is not a simple, easily defined concept. It is a constantly changing interaction of complex factors affecting the types, levels and importance of pollutants in indoor environments.
These factors include: sources of pollutants or odors; design, maintenance and operation of building ventilation systems; moisture and humidity; and occupant perceptions and susceptibilities.
Pollutants can be generated by outdoor....