Is it true that indoor air quality can be more of a hazard to health than outdoor air? How can we ensure that the air within our building is free of harmful chemicals?

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Is it true that indoor air quality can be more of a hazard to health than outdoor air? How can we ensure that the air within our building is free of harmful chemicals?

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The principal forms of indoor air pollution are particulate matter (PM) and Non-Methane Volatile Organic Compounds (NMVOCs). Studies have revealed that the levels of these air pollutants indoors can be far higher than those outside, thus having a significant effect on people who spend most of their time indoors.

Particulates from fuels

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