Did you know that David Beckham, Jessica Alba, Sharon Stone, Pink, and Bono suffer from asthma?
You are not always able to see from looking at a person if they suffer from any health issues
The EPA (EnvironmentProtection Agency) did a study that found that indoor air quality is 5 times more harmful than outdoor air quality.
We spend 90% of our lives indoors
Why Air Quality is important. … It provides air quality standards and objectives for key air pollutants, which are designed to protect human health and the environment. Air pollution can cause both short term and long-term effects on health and many people are concerned about pollution in the air that they breathe.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that causes coughing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing. Quality of life can be affected not only by asthma attacks but also by absences from work and limitations in other activities
In 2014, 8.1% of Canadians aged 12 and older, roughly 3 million people, reported that they had been diagnosed with asthma by a health professional. This rate has remained consistent since 2001
Between 2001 and 2014, females were more likely than males to report that they had asthma. In 2014, the rate was 9.2% for females compared with 7.0% for males
You breathe in about 11,000 liters of air a day, allowing you to live life and do all the cool things that you do, but not all air is created equal. If you’ve been in a room without ventilation or a functioning air conditioning system, you know how stale and unpleasant the air can get.
This website is for the sole purpose to identify retailers who are participating in an Indoor Air Quality Program to benefit the health of their clients.
If you suffer from any health issues that can be caused by poor indoor air quality we suggest that you contact a health professional immediately.