Indoor air quality is critical to good health. Most people spend much of their time indoors – whether at home, in the office or in other buildings – where gases, chemicals and other pollutants can cause headaches, eye irritation, allergies and fatigue.

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Breathing is our first instinctive action and the most natural thing we do, over 20,000 times a day. When we start thinking about the air we breathe and the quality of the air we breathe, we usually think about outdoor air pollution from carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides from vehicles and factories.
However, the air inside our homes can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air outdoors. 

“World health organization has estimated that more than 4.2 million deaths every year are directly attributable to air pollution. The risk is even far greater for workers employed in places subjected with minute particulates or industries which deals with toxic or combustible gases. With air monitoring solution, companies can determine air quality index (AQI) of their facility to create healthy working environment, prevent corrosion, and supervise conditions for better production. “

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  • Household air pollution exposure leads to noncommunicable diseases including stroke, ischaemic heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer.
  • Women and children, typically responsible for household chores such as cooking collecting firewood, bear the greatest health burden from the use of polluting fuels and technologies in homes.
  • Household air pollution is also a major contributor to ambient (outdoor) air pollution

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