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Sick Building Syndrome Causes and How You Can Fight Them

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There are several contributors to sick building syndrome causes, but one of the primary factors is caused by the standards of building, which were supposed to make our lives better. Sick building syndrome is simply a collection of many things not beneficial to health that have established themselves in the places where we work and live.

Because the outside air is cleaner and better than most of the air inside buildings, ventilation that brings outside air into a building increases the indoor air quality. When the outside air is cut off, all of the Read more

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Does Your Home or Office Suffer from Sick Building Syndrome?

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sick building syndromeWhat exactly is your interpretation of a “little cancer?” Is there a way to gauge the danger potential of a life threatening disease based on how much exposure we have to it? When the word cancer is mentioned, no one hears the percentages of probabilities for life and death; they focus on the danger itself.

When someone mentions sick building syndrome and indoor air quality, the tendency for many is to rule out danger because it is only a “little” exposure problem. This shortsighted view doesn’t take into account the cumulative effects of continual contact with something known to be a hazard. A little air pollution and a little cancer aren’t that unrelated when you understand that the reason for one is often due to the other. Read more

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