Indoor air quality in New Zealand

We under estimate how poor air in our homes can affect our health adversely. When planning your new home build, make it a priority to ensure your home will be healthy for you and your family!

Most urban dwellers spend around 90% of their time indoors (Kostinen et al., 2008) either at home, work or in an educational facility. When air quality is poor, the exposure to pollutants is prolonged, and the occupant’s health can be adversely affected. Indoor air quality image.png

Indoor air is generally more contaminated than outdoor air by the order of several magnitudes.

The poor quality of many New Zealand homes is causal of some significant acute and chronic health issues. Low indoor temperatures and dampness are a common theme in these.

New Zealand is leading the developed world in some of the wrong statistics.

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