Why is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) important?

Why is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) important?

There is mounting research to suggest that clean air plays a vital role in preventing the spread of COVID-19. According to the WHO, whether a virus is defined as airborne is related to the size of particles typically emitted by an infected person that contain the virus and therefore how long that sized particle is able to be suspended in the air for. Low humidity has been identified as causing increased airborne transmission of Covid19, as large infection droplets (>5micron) quickly dry out in buildings to become infectious droplet nuclei (<5micron), these infectious droplet nuclei can cause airborne transmission of the virus.


How is Indoor Air Quality measured?

Indoor Air Quality is measured by analysing the following factors: 

  1. PM2.5 (fine particles suspended in the air)
  2. TVOCs (Total Volatile Organic Compounds - total concentration of all VOCs in the air)
  3. Carbon Dioxide
  4. Humidity
  5. Temperature 

AtmoSan will be soon offering products to test your spaces to determine the quality of the air within your buildings and provide advice on how you can improve your IAQ and keep your staff and visitors safer.


How can I improve the Indoor Air Quality in my building?

Using Air Purifiers with UV Sterilisation and HEPA 13 Filters removes up to 99.995% of micro-particles larger than 0.01 μm and destroys bacteria and virus DNA. 

AtmoSan provides a variety of products in the AtmoCure range to meet your budget and room size (from 100 to 300m3).


How can I maintain my IAQ?

The AtmoSan Experience includes routine audits of the quality of your indoor environment to ensure standards are being maintained and certifies that you have taken steps to provide a healthy indoor environment. We have several AtmoSan Experience packages available depending on number of locations and our level on involvement. 

Call the experts on 01252 988 998 or email info@atmosan.co.uk for more information.