Indoor Air Quality in your Business
Sick Building Syndrome: In the 1970’s sick building syndrome became apparent as groups of people displayed similar symptoms after having spent extended periods of time in buildings with poor air quality. Good judgment and immediate attention can correct the situation and save you money in the event of litigation. People most at risk include, but are not limited to Infants & Children, Pregnant women, Elderly, People with compromised respiratory systems or asthma / allergies, and those with weakened immune system.
Control Moisture and Reduce Mold - Act within the first 24 to 48 hours *
- Correct any water leaks or standing water.
- Remove standing water under cooling coils or air handling units.
- Properly maintain humidifiers, if used.
- Replace wet or visibly moldy insulation materials.
Proper Maintenance Saves Money
Estimated made by the World Health Organization say that poor indoor air quality costs $60 billion in employee sick leave and lost production.
Part of your responsibility to the tenants, workers and students who work and play in your buildings includes proper maintenance and prompt response to any situation that can cause illness or health concerns. SERVPRO of Poway / Rancho Bernardo is available when it matters!