Solutions to air quality problems in apartments, as in homes and offices, involve such actions as: eliminating or controlling the sources of pollution, increasing ventilation, and installing air cleaning devices. Often a resident can take the appropriate action to improve the indoor air quality by removing a source, altering an activity, unblocking an air supply vent, or opening a window to temporarily increase the ventilation; in other cases, however, only the building owner or manager is in a position to remedy the problem.
What to Do If You Suspect a Problem Read more about ways to improve the indoor air quality of your building.
You can encourage building management to follow guidance contained in EPA's Integrated Building Evaluation and Assessment (I-BEAM) Tool.
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