What causes air pollution?

Air pollution is created by solid and liquid particles alongside certain gases that can be found in the air. The particles and gases are created by car and truck exhaust, factories, dust, pollen, mould spores, volcanoes and wildfires. The solid and liquid particles suspended in our air are called aerosols.

Cities have particularly bad air quality as they contain lots of for gases from vehicles and factories making the air pollution really bad. For example, in cities, a gas called ozone is a major cause of air pollution. Ozone  also a greenhouse gas that can be both good and bad for our environment. It all depends where it is in Earth’s atmosphere.

What does air pollution do to our heath and to stay safe?

Breathing in polluted air is bad for our health. If you are exposed to air pollution for lengths of time it can cause diseases of the heart and lungs, cancers and other health problems. That’s why it’s important for us to monitor air pollution.

Ventilation systems are designed to not only regulate the temperature of rooms, but also clean the air before it is pushed into the building. This essentially means that the air being breathed is clean and free from pollution and toxins. Regular cleaning of systems is essential to ensure the filters are performing and cleaning the air properly. Clean Air 24 Seven provide a ventilation cleaning service which ensures that your buildings ventilation system is performing to a high standard.

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