When indoor air is of poor quality, it can impact your health in ways that mimic other types of respiratory ailments, such as colds or the flu. So during this season where people spend more time indoors, they’re not just spreading germs from person to person. With windows and doors tightly closed to keep in warm air, homes are also trapping pollutants inside. And people are breathing in the pollutants that are piling up.
What could be causing all of this bad air? Common sources of indoor pollutants include:
If there’s not enough air exchange – meaning indoor air is exchanged for outdoor air on a frequent basis – pollutants build up. In fact, the EPA says that indoor air can be 100 times more polluted than outdoor air.
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