4 BENEFITS OF A GOOD VENTILATION SYSTEM

There's no denying that fresh air is essential to humans - we need it to survive. In an ideal world we would be outside all day long breathing in clean, pure air. Unfortunately, this is not the case. We often have to be inside in poorly ventilated spaces, which can be detrimental to our health. It is important to have well-ventilated rooms at home and in the workplace. Here's why.

1. Control impurities
You may think that the air quality where you live isn't great, but it is often the case that the air inside is more polluted than the air outside. A good ventilation system will help expel a build up of pollutants, bacteria, moisture and nasty whiffs such as body odour.

3. Stop condensation
Condensation can lead to mould and rotten surfaces - something you want to avoid. Damp conditions and condensation can cause health issues such as allergic reactions and respiratory problems for many people. Good ventilation will help reduce these risks.

2. Health benefits
Indoor air pollution coupled with bad ventilation can lead to a number of health problems including headaches, allergies, asthma, rashes and sinusitis. All of which can be avoided with the installation of a good ventilation system.

4. Reduce temperatures
When lots of people are in confined space, the environment can become hot and stuffy. A ventilated room will instantly be more comfortable - making for a more productive workplace.

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