Indoor Air Pollution is Among the Top Five Environmental Risks — Camfil Air Filtration Experts Weigh in on Solutions
New resource by air filtration industry leaders from Camfil US explains the growing health threat of indoor air pollution and how to improve indoor air quality.
Indoor Air Pollution is Among the Top Five Environmental Risks and One of the Greatest Risks to Human Health, According to the EPA — Air Filtration Experts from Camfil Weigh in on Solutions
In 2021, it is common knowledge indoor and outdoor air pollution pose significant risks to human health. A growing body of scientific literature however shows the threat of indoor air pollution may be worse than originally believed.
In a new educational resource by Camfil US, air filtration experts explain the scope of the threat in simple terms and describe the process of finding the right high efficiency air filter for your facility. Camfil is a global leader in air filtration manufacturing and engineering, having made significant technological contributions and innovations to air filtration in the healthcare sector during the ongoing global crisis.
Camfil’s Manager of Marketing and Technical Materials, Mark Davidson, explains that high levels of indoor air pollution are linked to symptoms such as respiratory tract irritation, congestion, fatigue, headaches, coughing, sneezing, dizziness, and nausea, as well as worsening and sometimes triggering the onset of respiratory conditions such as asthma.
“Air quality monitoring technology has come a long, long way in the last few years,” says Mr. Davidson, “With improved technology, researchers are finding pollutants like formaldehyde, asbestos, radon, and even pesticides in higher levels than ever before. What this suggests is that the real threat of IAQ (indoor air quality) might be worse than we thought.”
Experts from Camfil provide advice on the following topics:
What the EPA has learned about the threat of indoor air pollution in recent years.
The truth about commercial and residential air filtration.
Health threats associated with indoor air pollution.
The impact of poor indoor air quality on school children.
The differences between fiberglass furnace filters and pleated air filters.
Tips for determining the right air filtration solution for your commercial facility or residential building.
About Camfil Clean Air Solutions
For more than half a century, Camfil has been helping people breathe cleaner air. As a leading manufacturer of premium clean air solutions, we provide commercial and industrial systems for air filtration and air pollution control that improve worker and equipment productivity, minimize energy use, and benefit human health and the environment. We firmly believe that the best solutions for our customers are the best solutions for our planet, too. That’s why every step of the way – from design to delivery and across the product life cycle – we consider the impact of what we do on people and the world around us. Through a fresh approach to problem-solving, innovative design, precise process control, and a strong customer focus we aim to conserve more, use less and find better ways – so we can all breathe easier.
The Camfil Group is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and has 33 manufacturing sites, six R&D centers, local sales offices in 30 countries, and about 4,800 employees and growing. We proudly serve and support customers in a wide variety of industries and in communities across the world. To discover how Camfil USA can help you to protect people, processes and the environment, visit us at www.camfil.us/
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