Indoor Air Quality

Canadians spend close to 90 percent of their time indoors, making indoor air quality an important health concern.

Poor air quality has been shown to cause and/or irritate a wide array of health effects, such as:

  • allergies
  • asthma
  • lung cancer
  • respiratory infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • ear, nose, and throat irritation and inflammation
  • COPD
  • and many others

Indoor Air Quality Links:

For an interactive home tour with strategies to improve the air quality in each room of your home, visit The Lung Association's Your Healthy Home website.

Visit The Lung Assocation, Alberta & NWT's clean air resource centre for more information and downloadable information about indoor air quality.

Page Last Updated: 17/03/2017