• What Do Studies Show

  • Indoor air facts:

    • The EPA has ranked indoor air pollution among the top 5 environmental dangers to the public.
    • Most people spend 90% of their time indoors where the air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than the WORST outside air.
    • According to the American College of Allergies, 50% of all illness is aggravated or caused by polluted air inside.
    • According to Scientific America, a baby crawling on the floor inhales the equivalent of 4 cigarettes daily as a result of the gassing out of carpets, molds, mildews, fungi, and dust mites.
  • Alarming statistics about asthma:

    • 7.6 million children aged 5-17 years and over 12.7 million young adults suffer from asthma, according to the National Center for Health Statistics' 2001 study.
    • Asthma cases have increased by more than 100% since 1976.
    • Almost 1 in 9 children have asthma today.
    • Since 1976, death rates due to asthma in children ages 5-9 have quintupled.