Each day, you consume over 28 lbs. of air. More than five times the consumption of all other nutrients combined! And unless you are working outdoors, 90% of that air is from indoors. And indoor air is like junk food: it’s junk air.
Most indoor air management systems, whether at work, school, or home, tend to primarily focus on temperature control and energy consumption, and most air filters remove dust. The world didn’t think much about it. Then COVID-19 hit, and we became highly aware of what’s inside the aerosols we breathe.
The reason indoor air is so bad is because of the significant buildup of small particulate matter, commonly referred to as PM2.5- consisting of microbes, allergens, mold, and more. PM2.5 is small enough that when you breath it in, your lungs cannot filter it and it enters your blood stream. Then, volatile gases like CO2 build up. All these factors make for a bad serving of junk air.
Managing quality of indoor air is much like dieting and exercising. The difference when it comes to air is the right mix of ventilation, filtration, and purification. Do this right, and the occupants inside your building will be healthier, more comfortable, and more productive. Take a look around our website to learn more!
Ensure you are taking the right steps to provide quality indoor air. Give people the confidence to return indoors.