It may come as a surprise but the true fact is that air pollution starts indoors. Yes, most of the contaminants in the air you breathe are generated, rather naturally, inside your cozy workspace, living room, gym or any other indoor space.
There’s something in the air
Nearly everything around us is constantly breaking up into tiny particles or molecules which sooner or later go into our lungs. Furniture, carpets and curtains, plastics, paints and building materials, cleaning products, air fresheners, appliances and even pets and humans, release numerous compounds into the air around them.
Mildew and mold as well as flowers and plants release pollen and spores causing allergies. The immediate effect may be breathing difficulties, but over time these pollutants literally scar our lungs and reduce our well being.
How to improve your workspace air quality
Here are some basic actions you can take to improve the air quality indoors:
Do not underestimate the importance of clean air
These five simple air cleaning steps can have a tremendous effect not only on your long term health. Cleaner air in your work environment has an immediate, positive effect on your productivity, energy and general well being. After all, it’s in every breath you take.