Changing the design and execution of houses is an effective solution to improve the quality of living space and decrease air pollution, improving people's health.
Air pollution is growing more serious, with harmful air pollutants including formaldehyde, benzene, and other volatile organic compound (VOC) components in the home environment emitted by everyday products such as carpets, furniture, and construction materials.
Thus, if people are living in permanent houses, the owner should select high-quality furniture which has little smell and prestigious origins to decrease air pollution. Additionally, keeping plants in the living and bedrooms is another solution to filter air and increase oxygen volume.
In case hosts want to repaints their houses, it is important to select safe paints with clear origin and having the capacity to anti-bacterial and algae-fungus resistance.
Dulux from AkzoNobel, the leading global paints and coatings company, officially launched Dulux Better Living Air Clean Biobased, an innovative biobased paint which enhances the quality of life with cleaner indoor air.
Made from sustainable natural ingredients such as bamboo charcoal and special biobased materials, Air Clean is able to remove harmful air pollutants to create cleaner indoor air. In addition, this product model does not contain added lead or mercury and emits no smell, which will contribute to protecting the health of people.
In addition, there are a number of tips to keep the home healthy. Notably, owners can design the houses with skylights and air vents for air circulation.
For solid houses that cannot be destroyed or renovated much, regularly opening the door, using fans and ventilation equipment will help to clean the air. The reduction of furniture, creating more gaps, also helps to limit the accumulation of pollutants and creates space for strong and frequent wind circulation.
Most recently, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed air pollution as one of the five most harmful sectors for health, thus, it is time to pay attention to a solution to improve the air quality for your living space.