What is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)?

Indoor air quality (IAQ) refers to the quality of the air inside buildings, including homes, offices, schools, and other indoor spaces. It is a measure of the level of pollutants, irritants, and other substances in the air that can affect human health and comfort.

Indoor air quality can be affected by a variety of factors, including outdoor air pollution, building materials, heating and cooling systems, cleaning products, and other sources of pollution. Poor indoor air quality can cause a range of health problems, including respiratory infections, allergies, asthma, and other respiratory problems. It can also cause headaches, fatigue, and difficulty concentrating, which can decrease productivity and reduce overall quality of life.

Improving indoor air quality can involve a range of strategies, including increasing ventilation, using air purifiers, reducing sources of pollution, and implementing other measures to promote healthy indoor air. Regular monitoring and testing of indoor air quality can also help identify potential problems and allow for corrective action to be taken.