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The Air We Breathe

Research tells us that your indoor air quality is 2-5 times more polluted than the air outside. As we spend up to 90% of our time indoors it is important that the air we breathe at home is not harmful to our well-being. Sources of pollutants in our homes include by-products of combustion (wood burners, candles and cigarette smoke), cleaning products, mould spores, building materials and outside pollutants.

 

Poor indoor air quality can cause minor and short term issues, such as:

  • Headaches
  • Eyes, nose and throat irritation
  • Loss of concentration
  • Sleep disorder
  • Nausea
  • Feeling of general discomfort

 

Long term exposure to poor indoor air quality has been linked to more serious health conditions, such as:

  • Asthma
  • Decreased lung function
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
  • Neurological changes linked to dementia
  • Cancer

 

If you would like to understand more about the airborne challenges that face us in our everyday life, please take a few moments to watch this insightful video from Velux.

If you have any concerns about your own indoor environment please get in touch. We supply Awair indoor air quality monitors (£169 Inc. VAT) that can be linked to your smartphone.

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The cost of your purchase will be refunded if we supply the solution to your needs.