Why care about indoor air quality throughout the Coronavirus pandemic? On average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, with these numbers increasing as a result of the statewide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic the importance of indoor air quality is even more relevant.
Particles, allergens, smokes, gases, and fumes from outside sources, as well as bacteria and viruses such as COVID-19, are all harmful outdoor pollutants that are able to invade indoors even when windows are closed.
The health impacts of poor indoor air quality are many. Pollutants, allergens, and viruses such as COVID-19 (or also known as SARS-CoV-2) enter our lungs and can trigger not only to allergic reactions but spread harmful illnesses and disease.
Vulnerable groups such as people over the age of 70, pregnant women, people with health conditions like chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases such as asthma and bronchitis, chronic heart disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic liver disease, chronic neurological conditions, people with a weakened immune system as a result of other health conditions and overweight people need to be even more mindful about the importance of indoor air quality throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Since we’re staying indoors and taking all the precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19, being also aware of the importance of indoor air quality is crucial. Everyone is aware that good lung health will depend on the air we breathe, and keeping the air we breathe clean is important to be able to fight the virus.
Studies show that Indoor Air Quality can reduce respiratory illnesses by up to 76% by balancing humidity and improving air circulation. Indoor air quality makes a huge difference by cutting down airborne bacteria, viruses, allergies, and reducing microbial activity to prevent the build-up of mold.
Here at Roland Black Heating & Cooling, we are committed to providing homes with safe, healthy, and comfortable air conditioning. Our technicians are taking extra precautions to adhere to the state-mandated guidelines while offering best-in-class Indoor Air Quality services needed by our customers throughout this Coronavirus pandemic.
For more information on Indoor Air Quality, we’ll gladly help you with any concern you may have related to this topic – please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (704) 865-1375.
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