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Does Air Pollution Affect Human Behavior?

About 141 million Americans live with unhealthy levels of air pollution according to the American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report. This report covers the two most prevalent kinds of air pollution that plague our nation: smog (also known as ground-level ozone) and soot (technically known as "particulate matter").

What Commercial Air Filters can do for Secondhand Smoke?

Good air quality is essential to the well-being of humans and our environment. Considering that 90% of our time is spent indoors, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has a very significant impact on our health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created and implemented a set of standards and guidelines for commercial and industrial buildings with the goal of maximizing people’s safety in terms of internal air quality. Technically there is no safe level of exposure, but the EPA has outlined the limits and thresholds for certain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to try and keep us safe.

The Role of Air Filtration in Protecting Your Workforce from Productivity Loss

There is a growing concern about the current state of the environment and the negative effects it is having on the health of the American people. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists air quality among the top five hazardous influences U.S. citizens face on a daily basis. Businesses operating with poor air quality put their employee’s health and wellbeing as well as machine life at risk. When poor air quality causes employee illness, that effect directly translates into lower productivity and lost profits.


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