IAQ Report Finds Problems In 9 Out Of 10 Homes
Overall, 96.7% of all homes tested had at least one of six IAQ problems - particle allergens, chemical pollutants, carbon dioxide, temperature, humidity and carbon monoxide.
Most homes had multiple indoor air problems. Eighty-three percent of all homes tested exhibited two or more of the six problem types; nearly half (49.8%) had three or more problems; 18.9% had four or more.
The report gives HVAC contractors detailed statistics and information on IAQ problems, as well as helpful information for contractors’ customers. Highlights from the 28-page report include:
The AirAdvice State of Our Indoor Air Report 2007 is available for download at www.airadvice.com/company_info/publications.html. Or, visit www.airadvice.com for additional IAQ resources and information.