What Surrounds You?
Indoor air pollution in your home environment could actually be more toxic than the outdoor air surrounding your home, even if you live in a highly polluted city like New York or Los Angeles.
Airborne chemicals show up in our homes as toxic gases including:
- VOCs (volatile organic compounds)
- PBDEs (polybrominated diphenyl ethers)
VOCs affect all of us- even unborn babies. In 2005, the environmental Working Group (EWG) commissioned a study of 10 American newborns to determine if there were any toxic chemicals in their bodies. Their analysis detected 287 industrial chemicals!
We are exposed to these airborne chemicals as a result of flame retardant chemicals sprayed on furniture foam and fabrics. PBDEs accumulate in our blood and breast milk. Due to the banning of most of these chemicals in other countries since 1998 and 2004, Americans have levels 10 times greater than residents of the Europe and Japan. The levels are doubling every 2 to 5 years, according to the EPA.
With both asthma and allergies on the rise, the cumulative effects of VOCs and PDBEs should be considered by anyone experiencing these inflammatory conditions. The resulting symptoms may indicate that the body is overwhelmed by toxicity.
If you have to choose one room to eliminate toxic chemicals from, it should be the bedroom. Transforming the bedrooms in your home into healthy retreats can have a major impact on the health and well-being of you and your children. Chemicals in matresses, bedding, furniture, carpeting, and paint all release chemicals into the air, which you inhale while you are sleeping. And since we spending approximately one third of each day in our bedrooms, it makes sense to improve the air quality in these rooms.
Austin Air Systems
No other set of of personal air purifiers comes close to the level of performance that we have seen with Austin Air Purifiers. At the heart of the cleaning process is the #1 ranked filter in the world as determined by a number of consumer and commercial tests. All nine models remove 99.97% of all airborne contaminants larger than 0.3 microns, while eliminating over 3000 toxic gases and odors.
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Austin Air's Bedroom Air Purifier offers the maximum level of superior filtration broadening the range of chemicals, gaseous and particle pollutants it captures. The Bedroom Machine offers superior ability in trapping pet dander, pollen and dust mites, as well as contaminants such as benzene, ammonia, dry cleaning chemicals, odors from cooking and other harmful toxins.
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Resources and Recommended Reading:
Super Natural Home, by Beth Greer, 2009
Everlasting Health, by Robert Bernardini, M.S., 2010