The AirAdvice State of Our Indoor Air Report 2007, a landmark report developed by AirAdvice, Inc., presents findings based on 100,000 indoor air quality (IAQ) tests conducted in homes across North America over a 34-month period (March 2004 – December 2006). The analysis of these findings represents the largest collection of data of its kind in the world. This 28-page report explains:
- How poor indoor air quality affects our health — symptoms and conditions such as allergies and asthma are on the rise; are you and your family at risk?
- The nature, frequency, and severity of indoor air quality problems in homes — what you don’t know could be making you sick.
- The connection between “greener” living, energy cost savings, and indoor air quality.
- How to take control of indoor air quality in your home — get tips on common problems, easy solutions, and how to create a better indoor environment in your home.
Did You Know
- 96.7% of North American homes have at least one of 6 common indoor air quality (IAQ) problems.
- The most rampant indoor air problem is particle allergens (dust, dander, pollen, spores, bacteria, etc.) — it occurs in 91% of all homes.
- In children aged 5 to 17 years, asthma is the leading cause of school absence, with over 14 million school days lost to this disease.