Do you know what you breathe in?

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"Do you know what you breathe in? Fine particles and the harm they cause are discussed a lot on social media, but how about gases? It may be difficult to protect yourself from poor quality indoor air, as we can rarely choose the air we breathe. Up to 80% of outdoor air impurities end up indoors through doors, windows and ventilation."

You breathe 10,000 litres of air every day. Every breath you take ventilates 300 million alveoli, whose area is as large as that of a large apartment. Do you know what you breathe in? Fine particles and the harm they cause are discussed a lot in social media, but how about gases such as ammonia, NOx, that is nitrogen oxides, and even more toxic gases? They enter your bloodstream freely when you breathe. Both fine particles and gases cause indoor air related symptoms and illnesses.

It may be difficult to protect yourself from poor quality indoor air, as we can rarely choose the air we breathe.

The air in homes, schools, daycare centres and workplaces includes impurities that can originate for example from building materials, people, clothing or impurities in ventilation. Up to 80% of outdoor air impurities end up indoors through doors, windows and ventilation. The quality of the indoor air you breathe varies constantly depending on the space you are in.

Indoor air at the workplace must be safe to breathe every working day in order to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Health Protection Act. Healthy indoor air at the workplace promotes human health and enhances comfort at work. On the other hand, poor indoor air quality causes symptoms that neither time nor antibiotics can cure!

We meet decision-makers in public administration and companies on a daily basis, and they all have the same message: symptoms caused by indoor air must be taken seriously at once and immediate action must be taken to eliminate the symptoms. Even though radical repair measures may be needed to eliminate the root causes of poor indoor air quality, there is no need to despair because of symptoms or suspicions.

A high quality air purifier filters all impurities from indoor air and it is the easiest way to have clean indoor air without spores, odours and toxins. Time and money, and people's health, is saved when there is no need to find and pay for substitute premises.

Municipal decision-makers on councils and boards are highly influential and that influence involves responsibility for indoor air issues in the municipality. You can be the hero whose decisions influence the health of residents and municipal employees, for better or worse. Many heroes have already decided to improve indoor air quality in daycare centres, schools, health centres, care homes and other premises.

Each and every one of us can make a difference. When you demand clean indoor air from decision-makers, occupational health and safety representatives, elected representatives and occupational health physicians, clean air is provided.

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UniqAir air purifiers remove even the finest particles and gaseous impurities from indoor air. Breathe UniqAir and feel the difference.

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The original blog text on the Kuntamarkkinat website.

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