Am I contributing to my home’s poor air quality?
We’re all aware that outdoor air pollution can have a negative impact on your well-being. But did you know that indoor air pollution is just as harmful, if not worse? According to the U.S. Environment Protection Agency (EPA), studies show that indoor pollutant levels may be 2-5 times higher than outdoor levels! These results are a cause for concern given that, on average, Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors. Unfortunately, you may be decreasing your home’s air quality without even realizing it. Apart from outside air getting into your home, here are four ways you might be negatively contributing: