People spend a lot of time in their offices at work, where indoor air quality can be very poor.According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air pollution is among the top five environmental health risks. Here are some of the symptoms, which you may had in an office or at home: eye, nose and throat irritation, headaches, loss of coordination and nausea. The EPA lists all of them as the health effects as the result of exposure to some indoor air pollutants.
You can know for sure if the reason for those symptoms is poor indoor air quality in your office if you feel relief when leaving the office. So how can you improve the air quality at your workplace?
Eliminating the sources of pollutants and ventilating with outdoor air are the two best ways. However, they are not always doable. We seldom control the use of cleaning agents, printers, furniture adhesives, pesticides, which are all sources of dangerous chemicals. Also, it is not always possible to increase ventilation due to sealed windows in most office buildings.