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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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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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