05/17/2010

Can the Air Be Cleared on IAQ?

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Can the Air Be Cleared on IAQ?

As if anecdotal evidence weren’t sufficient, a growing body of research suggests that poor IAQ can have suffocating effects on office environments, including dips in worker productivity. Workers perk up when offending furnishings and finishes are removed from office environments, or when ventilation rates are increased. But, like stagnant air, the problem lingers. What can you do?

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