What is IAQ and how do we measure it?

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In this Housing Management and Maintenance article, Vince House from Aereco explores what Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) really means as residents are confined to their homes more than ever.


There has been a lot of talk around Indoor Air Quality, especially during the pandemic, but what does IAQ really mean? There are various pollutants in the air which will contribute to poor IAQ, one of those being Carbon dioxide (CO2). Recorded levels above 1000 parts per million (ppm) inside properties can be associated with deteriorating air quality, so it seems like a good measure to focus on.

There are of course other things we can measure…Read more