To prevent illness and adverse health effects associated with poor indoor air quality (IAQ), to investigate IAQ concerns, and to make recommendations to maintain IAQ within acceptable levels according to consensus guidelines.
Indoor Air Quality Information
Symptoms arising from poor indoor air quality often mimic those symptoms commonly associated with a cold, flu, or allergies. These symptoms may include upper respiratory irritation, congestion, headaches, nausea, fatigue and itchy or watery eyes.
Factors Associated with Poor Indoor Air Quality
- Inadequate Ventilation
- Contamination from Within or Outside of Buildings
- Microbial Contamination
- Excessive particulate in the HVAC ductwork