Air Quality Domestic

Every family spends a good portion of their time at home, so it's imperative that the air in your house is safe to breathe.

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is obviously a complex and difficult topic, especially when it comes to homes. Consider a short list of possible IAQ issues:

  • Building: ventilation, condensation
  • Biological: pollen, biotoxins, mould growth
  • Chemical: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, methane, formaldehyde, dichlorobenzene, ethanol
  • Other: toner cartridge leaks, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, mercury, etc), radon

Those are only some of the possible IAQ issues we find in homes. This kind of complexity can make the average homeowner or tenant feel crazy, or overwhelmed, or hopeless. That’s why IECL exists – we want to break down the complexity, to give you data to help you understand your home or office, and to provide you with solutions that enable your family to feel – and be – safe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT IECL

We are a specialised Indoor environmental assessment & air quality testing company whose primary concern is the health of our clients.

Common Pollutants

found in homes

The air found in your home is very important to the health of you and your family. What most don’t know is that indoor air can often be more polluted than outside air, as homes can build up pollutants harmful to your health due to variety of different reasons. As such, indoor air can possibly be up to 2-5 times worse. Some of those pollutants harmful to you, are as follows:

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    CO2 AND CO

    Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide are two compound molecules created from the process of combustion, often emitted from nearby cars, machinery or burning of wood. These compound molecules are problematic, as they can cause dizziness, fatigue or even trouble breathing.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    CHEMICALS (VOC’s)

    Volatile organic compounds can be emitted from chemical off-gassing from things such as varnishes, cleaning chemicals, carpets, air fresheners, cosmetics, vinyl flooring etc.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    MOULD

    High levels of moisture in building materials or items, as well as high humidity in the air can help contribute to the growth of mould. Whilst there is always mould in the air (normal mould ecology levels), higher amounts of moisture combined with a food source can encourage unsafe mould ecology levels.