Our indoor air quality (IAQ) is influenced by a number of different factors. Se below for a brief guide what makes up our indoor air and how it can influence us.

  • paul heat recovery scotlandWhat makes up our indoor air and how can it influence us.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandOxygen is vital for us, but in many cases it is depleted through lack of ventilation, which is flagged up by increased CO2 levels.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandLiving in busy cities leads in many cases to high NOx exposure.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandMicro dust or particulate matter can build up indoors.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandVolatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), such as Formaldehyde can off-gas from materials and build up indoors.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandSome areas are also affected by Radon out of the ground.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandRenovated properties often suffer from high humidity levels.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandHouse dust mites thrive on humidity and can cause allergic reactions.
  • paul heat recovery scotlandBlack mould infestation in poorly ventilated homes.