Poor Indoor Air Quality Asthma Triggers Cause 10 Million Missed School Days Each Year

Asthma-Absence-per-year-info-gfx-300x175A well-managed Indoor Air Quality plan can identify and reduce asthma triggers, while lowering facility operating costs.

Clearwater, FL Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases that afflicts children. Attacks can be debilitating enough to affect student performance and attendance. While there is no cure for asthma, there are ways to medically treat the symptoms and there are recommendations to identify and reduce agents that act as asthma triggers. A 2015 study on the association of cognitive function scores and the indoor environment published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that occupants exposed to less volatile organic compounds (VOCs) had increased cognitive function performance. [READ MORE]