Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality (IAQ) complaints can range from vague symptoms, including headaches, or general symptoms of malaise to sometimes serious illnesses.
Poor IAQ may decrease productivity, affect employee moral and regulatory compliance levels as well as increase costs from potential operational issues, worker absenteeism and compensation claims.
What Factors Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality?
Several factors can contribute to poor air quality, including:
- Off-gassing from office furniture
- Mould growth
- Cleaning materials
- Personal care products
- Lack of adequate ventilation or make-up air
- Outdoor air pollution
How Is Indoor Air Quality Evaluated?
A typical assessment may include some or all of the following:
- Interviews with occupants
- Facility inspection
- Evaluation of ventilation systems
- Air quality monitoring
- Mitigation planning
- Follow-up assessment
How Can LEHDER Assist?
LEHDER uses a practical methodology designed to economically resolve IAQ problems, with capabilities including:
- Monitoring for chemical and biological agents
- Ventilation measurements and determination of airflow patterns
- Illumination measurements and assessment
- Odor and noise measurements where appropriate
- Ergonomic assessments
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