Indoor air quality can refer to the quality of the air within a structure or building, also in relation to the occupant’s health and their level of comfort. Also known as IAQ, it can be affected by various gases which include volatile organic compounds (VOCs), radon, particulates, carbon monoxide as well as microbial contaminants like bacteria and mold.
When there is a problem with the IAQ or there is the presence of Sick Building Syndrome, indicators such as coughs, fatigue, odors, headaches, dizziness, difficulty in concentrating as well as eye, nose and throat irritation will begin to surface. When these indicators start to take effect, the HVAC system and its relevant air ducts have to be cleaned professionally. However, this maintenance routine and the need for adequate air filtration are often being ignored.Read More