How Does Air Pollution in Canada Impact Productivity in Schools and Offices? 

How Does Air Pollution in Canada Impact Productivity in Schools and Offices?

Linked to a wide range of life-threatening diseases and painful symptoms, air pollution is a leading public health issue worldwide. However, air pollution can be responsible for harming more than just your physical health. Both short-term and long-term exposure, even to low levels of air pollution, is known to decrease productivity and cognitive function significantly.  … Read more

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) In Commercial Facilities? Identifying Indoor Air Pollutants Can Help You Find the Perfect Solution

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

It is common knowledge that air pollution has disastrous effects on human health as well as on the environment. But what you might not know is that indoor air can be as much as 50 times more polluted than outdoor air. This is because enclosed indoor spaces allow the buildup of pollutants in a concentrated … Read more

How Are MERV Ratings Determined in Canada?

Because the pathogen that causes the COVID-19 disease is spread via a respiratory transmission (i.e., breathing in the infected respiratory droplets from someone carrying the virus), businesses and governments have employed air filtration strategies to help combat the spread of the disease.  But how do you know if an air filter works well enough to … Read more

What Are the Different Kinds of Air Pollutants? Camfil Canada Air Pollution Experts Explain Particulate Matter, VOCs, and More

Different Kinds of Air Pollutants?

What Are the Different Kinds of Air Pollutants? Camfil Canada Air Pollution Experts Explain Particulate Matter, VOCs, and More In Canada, air pollution is linked to at least 15,000 premature deaths per year. Globally, an estimated 4.2 million people die prematurely due to exposure to harmful airborne pollutants.  Environment Canada designates six main air pollution … Read more

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) In Commercial Facilities? Identifying Indoor Air Pollutants Can Help You Find the Perfect Solution

It is common knowledge that air pollution has disastrous effects on human health as well as on the environment. But what you might not know is that indoor air can be as much as 50 times more polluted than outdoor air. This is because enclosed indoor spaces allow the buildup of pollutants in a concentrated … Read more

The Most Common Diseases and Health Conditions Caused by Air Pollution And What We Can Do About It

Air pollution is a serious threat to public health, but not only because of its impact on the environment in which we live. When you breathe heavily polluted air, you might notice the immediate effects: watering or burning eyes, an itchy nose and throat, coughing and sneezing, maybe even dizziness or migraine symptoms. However, the … Read more

Indoor Air Quality In Canadian Schools — What Should We Be Doing to Protect Our Childrens’ Lungs?

Adequate ventilation and air filtration has been an instrumental part of public efforts to reduce COVID-19 infection rates. However, improving air quality is essential for improving overall public health, even in the presence of dangerous viral or other pathogens. As some jurisdictions consider reopening schools for young children and adolescents to attend in person, students … Read more

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