Air pollution takes the lives of over 7 million people worldwide every year. In 2012, that accounted for 1 in 8 deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Asia-Pacific region, with a dense population of over 4.2 billion people, especially struggle with the effects of air pollution.
Notably, periodic haze and smog have become a rising concern, but are people safe when inside their homes and businesses?
No is the simple answer.
In fact, exposure to dangerous pollutants may be greater indoors than anyone had previously expected.
Let’s discuss Asia’s growing indoor IAQ issues, how it’s influenced by outdoor pollution and what radiant cooling and heating systems can do about both.