Researcher Studies Indoor Air Particles and Their Movement
Posted Jun 12 2013 4:26am
Most people worry about the quality of the air they breathe outdoors, while giving little thought to the contaminants that may be circulating in their own homes.
Yet, with only a few exceptions, such as certain urban environments, "outdoor air is cleaner than indoor air," says Andrea R. Ferro, an associate professor in civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University.
"People spend most of their time indoors or in transit--only about 5 percent ...