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What is sick building syndrome?

Posted: August 12, 2015  |  By Elaine Lohse sick-building-syndrome-home-stethoscope-house

Imagine going to work every day and feeling fatigued, nauseated, dizzy and uncomfortable. You can barely keep your eyes open. You try to cough quietly and shake the itch from the back of your throat. For many, these symptoms become part of the daily routine when they’re working or living in facilities with sick building syndrome.

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5 Long-term Health Risks Associated with Poor Indoor Air Quality

Posted: July 22, 2015  |  By Elaine Lohse COPD-respiratory-health-IAQ-air-purifiers-lungs

Air purifiers have gone from novelty to necessity as the global state of air quality becomes a more pressing issue. In the U.S. alone, more than 131 million people live in bad air, according to the National Resources Defense Council.

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Why is it so challenging to manage indoor air quality in public spaces?

Posted: July 15, 2015  |  By Elaine Lohse Legoland-air-purifier-aeramax-restroom

Open a window. Turn on a fan. Plug in an air freshener. These are the methods most people turn to when they’re trying to improve indoor air quality. However, managing indoor air isn’t always that simple, especially when you’re dealing with a facility that has various sources of contaminants.

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Aerosol experts reveal unsettling truths about indoor air quality

Posted: July 8, 2015  |  By Elaine Lohse Sneezing-office-corporate-indoor-air-quality

A recent Popular Science piece exposed some startling information about airborne transmission of diseases, covering everything from toilet plumes to the 2003 outbreak of SARS. For example, the article notes that 100 bacteria, fungi and viruses can be spread through the air.

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Clean air: A key to creating green offices

Posted: June 22, 2015  |  By Elaine Lohse Air-purifiers-green-offices

In the American workforce, the cost of absenteeism for a single employee is an estimated $2,650 per year. Imagine then, the financial hit for company when influenza travels around the office.

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