The air inside many homes often is many times more polluted than outside air. Here are some little known facts about the air inside many homes:
- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that indoor air pollutant levels may be as many as two to five times higher than the pollutant levels outdoors.
- Indoor air pollution is one of the top environmental concerns in the country.
- Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors.
- Indoor air pollutants such as tobacco smoke, pollen, mold, dust and animal dander often are associated with asthmatic and allergic reactions in persons.