Children

Children and indoor air quality

When it comes to indoor air quality, children are like everyone else, only more so. They are sensitive to the same pollutants as adults, from pollen, to pet dander, to PM 2.5, to cleaning chemicals. Breathing in harmful particulate matter of any size has been linked in many scientific studies to significant health problems including as asthma, chronic bronchitis and decreasing lung function.

Sensitive lungs

When it comes to indoor air quality, children are like everyone else, only more so. They are sensitive to the same pollutants as adults, from pollen, to pet dander, to PM 2.5, to cleaning chemicals. Breathing in harmful particulate matter of any size has been linked in many scientific studies to significant health problems including as asthma, chronic bronchitis and decreasing lung function.

Help with the homework

Indoor air quality also has a direct impact on student health and performance. With cleaner air, students concentrate better and get higher grades. So an air purifier just might be the best way to help you child do his or her homework.

Articles in this section center on how indoor air quality affects children and how good indoor air quality improves children’s health and wellbeing and even helps them dream bigger.