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How San Francisco is Tackling Air Pollution

San Francisco, also known as the Golden Gate City, is one of the most beautiful and affluent cities in the United States. People from all over the world inhabit and visit this city for all its many wonderful offerings. Fresh seafood, world-famous sourdough bread and chocolate, rolling hills, eclectic architecture, cable cars, and famous landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, once home to famous criminals like Al Capone.

Does Air Pollution Affect Human Behavior?

About 141 million Americans live with unhealthy levels of air pollution according to the American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report. This report covers the two most prevalent kinds of air pollution that plague our nation: smog (also known as ground-level ozone) and soot (technically known as "particulate matter").

What Commercial Air Filters can do for Secondhand Smoke?

Good air quality is essential to the well-being of humans and our environment. Considering that 90% of our time is spent indoors, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) has a very significant impact on our health. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has created and implemented a set of standards and guidelines for commercial and industrial buildings with the goal of maximizing people’s safety in terms of internal air quality. Technically there is no safe level of exposure, but the EPA has outlined the limits and thresholds for certain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to try and keep us safe.

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