HOW GREAT A PROBLEM IS INDOOR AIR POLLUTION?
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (the EPA), Indoor Air Pollution is one of the world's top five environmental health threats
Every year thousands of people in the U.S. become sick from airborne microbes, many of them fatally so. And even more suffer from airborne allergens and other
ailments related to HVAC system generated pollutants. In fact, recent studies indicate that HVAC related pollution is responsible for an incredible 75%
of all reported poor indoor air quality, or “Indoor Air Pollution” problems.
The medical consequences associated with exposure to HVAC generated, and other indoor air pollutants can run the gamut from relatively
minor bouts of eye, nose and throat irritation, headaches and fatigue, to more serious infections as well as potentially lethal respiratory
diseases, including COVID-19, Legionnaires' disease, heart disease and cancers.
Of particular risk are children, the elderly, and people of any age who suffer from chronic respiratory illnesses such
as asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), cardiovascular diseases, including COPD, diabetes and obesity.