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February is Designated as 'National Care About Your Indoor Air' Month
Date:2/7/2008

Annual Event Brings Leading Clean Indoor Air and Health Advocates Together

to Educate Consumers about Improving Poor Indoor Air Quality

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans are aware of the dangers of outdoor air pollution. But did you know the Environmental Protection Agency says levels of indoor air pollution can be two to five times higher -- and occasionally even 100 times higher -- than outdoor air pollution levels? Five out of 10 Americans are unaware of this fact, primarily because we often misinterpret the signs of poor indoor air and cannot see the invisible, harmful particles we breathe.

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To raise awareness of this important issue, Kaz, Inc., manufacturers of Honeywell-branded air purifiers, has designated February, 2008, as the first annual "National Care About Your Indoor Air" month. In partnership with other concerned organizations such as the National Parent Teacher Organization, the Healthy House Institute (http://www.healthyhouseinstitute.com) and Dr. Neil Schachter, one of the country's leading respiratory specialists and author of The Good Doctor's Guide to a Healthy Home, Kaz is working to educate consumers about how they can easily and cost effectively improve their indoor air quality. Kaz has also launched a new site, http://www.honeywellcleanair.com, as a resource for consumers seeking to learn more about indoor air quality issues.

"We spend up to 90 percent of our time indoors and it is in our homes, schools and workplace that we are exposed to the highest levels of pollution," said Dr. Schachter. "From the basement to the attic, there are sources of pollution that can trigger breathing problems, such as dirt and dus
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