How can I check the air quality in my home?
Indoor air quality is closely related to physical health, so you need to pay attention to the air quality at home. So what is the prevalent pollution in the house? How should it be measured?
Prevalent indoor pollution includes particulate pollution, such as PM0.3, PM2.5, PM10, etc., mainly from dust, oil smoke, and other pollution;
Volatile organic compounds (TVOC), mainly including benzene, toluene, xylene, aldehydes, aromatic hydrocarbons, and other substances, primarily from paints, plates, furniture, etc.
Carbon dioxide CO2 is mainly produced by human respiration. When the carbon dioxide CO2 concentration is too high, it will inhibit the respiratory function and produce symptoms of hypoxia, such as dizziness, chest tightness, and insanity. Or when there is no window to open for a long time during the day.
Formaldehyde HCHO pollution is mainly caused by the volatilization of materials such as plates, new furniture, and floors. Living in an environment with excessive formaldehyde for a long time may cause acute leukemia, primarily affecting children's health. The release period of formaldehyde is generally 3-15 years. If there is new furniture or decoration in the home, you need to choose high-quality furniture or plates as much as possible, and then move in after adequately ventilating.
Pollution generated at home can be effectively diluted through ventilation, or an air purifier can be selected for purification. So how to measure the air quality at home?
The indoor air quality monitor can be used to measure indoor air. This detector can measure a variety of pollutions and prompt the pollution situation. The advantage of this indoor air quality detector is that it is convenient and straightforward to use, and it has a robust real-time performance. Measure anytime, anywhere. Since air pollution release is a dynamic process, the concentration of pollution varies significantly at different times and under closed conditions. Therefore, using the air quality detector can easily measure indoor air quality.
You can also choose a professional indoor air quality testing service provider to do door-to-door air sampling analysis. The advantage of this on-site measurement service is that the measurement results are very accurate and are not easily affected by cross-interference gas. Still, the disadvantage is that it is expensive and cannot be measured in real-time. The air quality may be qualified during the measurement, but the air quality will exceed the standard in a few days.