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Does Your Evaporative Cooler Smell Like a Swamp?

Not all zinc anodes for swamp coolers are created equal.

Understanding what Sunflower Zinc Anodes do and why they should be installed in evaporative coolers.

Evaporative Cooler Air Quality

Indoor Air Pollution Statistics and Expert Opinions

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Indoor Air Pollution Statistics and Expert Opinions

  • It is estimated that people spend 90% of their time indoors.

  • The EPA and its Science Advisory Board have consistently ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health.

  • Studies have shown that the levels of many airborne pollutants may be 25 to 100 times higher indoors than outdoors
  • According to the American College of Allergists, 50% of ALL illnesses are caused or aggravated by, polluted indoor air

  • The health care costs and productivity decreases from allergies and asthma are about THIRTEEN BILLION DOLLARS per year

  • Ten to twelve million Americans suffer from asthma. Asthma is the single largest cause of hospital visits by children.

  • 10% of colds are caught outdoors; 90% are caught indoors

    "It is hard to come up with another problem that affects more people than indoor pollution."
    — Yale School of Medicine

    "Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors. Now the leading chronic illness among children, asthma affects one in ten children."
    —The American Lung Association

    "Indoor air pollution is one of our biggest environmental health threats... bigger than toxic wastes sites and the destruction of the ozone layer."
    —Environmental Protection Agency



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