Invisible threat: Combatting indoor air pollution in buildings

Source:, June 10, 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of building construction, there’s a growing awareness over indoor air quality. And for good reason. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has discovered that air inside buildings can be two to five times more contaminated than the air outside [1]. This is particularly alarming when you consider on average individuals spend around 90 percent of their time indoors [2].

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in building products have become a significant focus for building professionals who are increasingly tasked with creating environments that are not only aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient, but also safer and healthier for occupants. The challenge lies in selecting products that minimize VOC content without compromising on quality or performance. Read more.

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