Indoor Air Quality and its Effect on Health and Well-Being

You probably know that it’s harmful to breathe in polluted air when you’re outside. The same is true when you’re indoors. We spend about 90% of our time indoors – at home, at work, at school, or when we go to shops or restaurants. Air pollution, both indoors and out, is the largest environmental risk to public health. It produces both short term and long-term illness and potentially reduces life expectancy.


Architects, designers, employers, building owners and governments worldwide are responding to a large amount of evidence that the work environment