Builders have made great strides to make our homes energy efficient. This has resulted in new problems with the quality of the air. We typically spend 12 or more hours a day in our homes resulting in potentially long term exposure to unhealthy air. Some homes have from 2 to 100 times more polluted air than outside. This pollution can cause serious health problems. Dust, smoke, pet dander, mold, mildew, and dust mites are all very common in the typical home. We have researched this problem and found several tips to improve air quality.
Fan forced furnaces:
Wood heating sources:
Inspect vents and keep them clean:
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Interior Air Quality Problems and Solutions
Posted by JJ and Suzanne Greive CHI, SPI at 5:17 PM