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What Is Indoor Air Pollution?

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A person inhales about 30 pounds of air each day and 90% of that air is inside buildings, so it is important to know – what is indoor air pollution? According to the EPA, 30% of all buildings have poor indoor air quality, and that is just based on conjecture because so few buildings are checked for air quality. Using a product like the Winix PlasmaWave 5300 Air Cleaner Model is one way to purify the air in a living space.

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What Influences Indoor Air Quality

Most air quality problems originate because of outdoor pollutants that enter a building, the temperature of the air inside, ventilation, humidity, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). While a Surround air purifier can treat the air in a room over 300 square feet, it is much better to Read more


4 Categories of Major Indoor Air Pollutants

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major indoor air pollutantsThe major indoor air pollutants that lower the quality of the air are about the same in everyone’s home. The extent of their effect in the air quality depends largely on the way we choose to address issues within the home. Some of the very things we do to make our living space better are often the most harmful.

From the time most people are very young, they are taught the value of cleanliness. Mothers clean counters, floors, furniture, bathrooms, and bedrooms on a regular basis to kill “germs” and make the house a better place to live. The clean home has always been something homemakers aspire to.

At what price a home is kept clean is a cause for concern more today than ever before because Read more


Manufactured Cleaners – Major Causes of Indoor Air Pollution

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There is a definite connection between the increasing number of people with breathing problems and the lifestyles we live. Many of the choices in what we do are directly related to the causes of indoor air pollution. While we may never be able to completely eradicate every source of air pollution inside our home and work areas, we can improve the air quality just by the way we live.

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A 500 square foot room can be serviced by the Whirlpool AP51030K, which filters the air almost 5 times per hour. It has 3 means of filtering; a pre filter, a charcoal filter, and a HEPA filter. For a smaller space, Winix offers a 3-stage filtration system, too. Read the Winix 5300 Review to see how it stacks up in improving rooms of up to 350 square feet.

While air filtration is a very important addition to any home or workplace, the process is much improved if Read more