In the Air

Indoor Air Pollution in Your Apartment

Indoor Air Pollution in Your Apartment Apartment living comes with its own unique set of challenges when it comes to indoor air quality because Tenants often do not have the ability to make major changes to their apartment. These challenges include include poor ventilation, outdated heating and cooling systems, humidity and mold, all of which can have a serious impact on your daily health. It’s important to understand what these common problems are and what issues they could cause. Poor Ventilation Proper ventilation in apartment buildings continues to be an...

Contaminated Air in Confined Spaces

Contaminated Air in Confined Spaces Though most people think of outdoor pollution and smog when they think about air pollution, contaminated air is a concern in indoor spaces, particularly those in which people spend a great deal of time. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency studies show that some indoor environments may actually have poorer air quality than outdoor ones. Poor indoor air quality can sometimes be all too apparent, such as when you're breathing in car exhaust fumes while stuck in traffic, or in a high-risk space like a hospital or...