By Marko Maslakovic
Online — Most people don’t know that pollution sources indoors are more diverse and numerous than outdoors.
In fact, the air indoors can be up to five times worse than outdoors!
This plays a huge role in your well-being. As you breathe in unhealthy air, you increase your chances of developing long-term diseases such as asthma, lung cancer and cardiovascular disease.
There are also some short term effects such as colds, allergies and poor sleeping quality.
The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) has long been used as an indicator and can be measured by low-cost sensors. However, there is more than CO2 that should be measured. (more…)