How to Limit Indoor Air Pollution in Your Home

On average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, making indoor air quality critical to the health of families. The level of some pollutants in indoor environments can be two to five times higher than outdoor concentrations.

Through the new Healthy and Efficient Homes campaign, the American Lung Association is raising awareness of common sources of indoor air pollutants -- including gas-, propane-, oil- and wood-burning appliances -- and promoting practical short- and long-term solutions to address the associated health risks.

 

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