Air Quality in Toronto Schools - Guide for HVAC Managers from Camfil Air Filtration Canada

Published September 21, 2023

The importance of air filtration for schools has been magnified recently due to the spread of airbourne illnesses, but also because recent studies show how poor indoor air quality can affect test scores, cognition, problem-solving, and grades, and can cause chronic cardiovascular diseases. What can we do about air quality in educational facilities in Canada? In this article, we will answer that question as well as take a detailed look at air filtration systems options available for schools.

New Camfil Canada resource covers:  Poor indoor air quality in schools can negatively impact student well-being, cognition, and academic performance. Implementing quality air filtration systems can mitigate these effects and promote a healthier learning environment.

 Poor indoor air quality can affect test scores, cognition, and grades.

 Poor air quality can lead to chronic cardiovascular diseases and other health complications.

Schools in polluted areas can introduce harmful particles into classrooms.

Installing HEPA filters in classrooms can reduce absenteeism by up to 50%.

Exposure to high levels of CO2 and VOCs can decrease cognitive functioning.

The EPA emphasizes the importance of indoor air quality on health and academic performance.

Good indoor air quality in schools can reduce absenteeism, improve energy efficiency, and promote healthier environments.

Proper ventilation, air filtration, and building design are essential for optimal indoor air quality in schools.

 Different types of air filters, including HEPA, activated carbon, and mechanical filters, serve various purposes in improving air quality.

 Electrostatic filters may become less effective over time, emphasizing the importance of mechanical filtration.

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Relevant Topics: #IndoorAirQuality #Schools #HEPAFilters #AirPollution #StudentWellbeing #Cognition #AirFiltration #Ventilation #BuildingDesign #AirborneIllnesses

Author: Phillip Ilijevski


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