The Sunday Times and the Evening Standard have both published articles this week about building new homes in polluted areas using airtight windows and doors to prevent the ingress of pollution into the home to protect occupants.
By “Sealing up Homes”, a compulsory requirement for mechanical ventilation into the home using positive air systems or whole house ventilation would be required. Utilising mechanical ventilation systems offers the benefit of being able to filter polluted supply air as it enters the home using an air filter such as the Airclean Indoor Air Quality Filtration System to remove harmful pollutants, and making the air in the home safer to breathe.
Airclean’s Indoor Air Quality Filtration System is designed to work in conjunction with both domestic and commercial mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR) systems to filter the supply air being drawn into the occupied space. The Airclean Indoor Air Quality Filtration System is designed and tested to remove air pollution including Nitrogen Dioxide and Particulate Matter (PM10, PM2.5, and PM1), proven to be harmful to health.
The national news are following this story in light of a white paper being released next week that experts are pressing to include systems and methods such as this, to protect occupants in their homes in areas across the UK that are known by local authorities to be breaching air quality limits.
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