Where is the pollution in your home ?
Knowing that indoor air is up to 8 times more polluted than outdoor air and that we spend an average of 80% to 90% of our lives in closed spaces, it is important to know the sources of indoor pollution we are exposed to. Most often invisible, indoor air pollutants are numerous and can be easily hidden in each room of your house.
With the help of the following diagram, you will be able to identify the pollutants and allergens that affect your health on a daily basis, and thus set up a suitable AIR ET SANTÉ air purification solution.
AIR ET SANTÉ air purifiers are equipped with a high-performance medical filtration system that removes fine particles, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and allergens from the air in your home.
By purifying the air, you reduce the risk of exposure to indoor pollution and preserve your health.
carpet, rug, parquet
The outdoor air impact our indoor's.
1. If you live in a polluted area, for instance the city center or next to a agricultural zone, your indoor air can be contaminated.
2. The existence of trees or plants surrounding your habitat can create pollens and have consequences on your health with you are either allergic or sensitive.
Some equipments in you interior can generate pollution.
3. Furniture covered with varnish or chemicals can release VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) that pollute the interior of your home.
4. Air conditioning or VMC, if it is not well maintained or stuck, can prevent air from circulating or renewing itself.
5. A washing machine or a dryer can produce humidity. If they are places in a already humid or in a poorly ventilated room, they can create moisture that contaminates your indoor spaces.
6. The heating mode of a house can also impact negatively the indoor air pollution of your home. It is for instance the case with open fireplaces that generate fine particles as well as combustion devices like water-heater.
Your daily activites have consequences on indoor air pollution.
7. DIY can be a risky activity, it produces dust and uses often dangerous products.
8. Cooking can create vapors and fumes that pollute your indoor space.
9. Cleaning your home can have negative impact on your indoor air since the cleaning products you use are often made with many chemicals that contaminate your air and have strong odors.
10. Scenting the indoor air with sprays, essential oils or candles has harmful consequences on the air. They emit VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) that contaminate the air in your home.
11. Smoking inside or by the window can have a negative direct impact on your health but also that of your loved ones. This is an important source of pollution.
If you have respiratory allergies, the following elements can impact your health and your indoor air.
12. Having domestic animals. If you are allergic to cat's or dog's hairs, it can have strong consequences on your health.
13. Dust mites, present in your home, can also affect your breathing and your health if you are allergic.
14. Construction or decoration materials (paint, varnish, glue...) are often composed of numerous chemicals from which they emanate VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) that pollute the indoor air of homes.
15. Flooring also has an impact on indoor air pollution. If you have carpet, many rugs or parquet, these floors are more difficult to clean and can contain many dust mites and can contaminate your home.
Know more about :