If you’re a building manager, listen up! Day after day, employees enter their place of employment spreading a multitude of bacteria and germs. Do you have the right Commercial HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filters installed in your HVAC system to ensure your colleagues are not susceptible to what is known as Sick Building Syndrome?
If you’ve got employees who are constantly sneezing, getting congested and/or suffering from constant headaches, you probably have a sick building on your hands.
With the right Commercial HEPA Filters from FiltersFast.com, these sick building conditions can be nipped in the proverbial bud before things get way, way out of hand. But if you wait too long, you’re looking at spending thousands of dollars to get your building healthy again.
The Commercial HEPA filters that we have available on FiltersFast.com are proven to reduce and/or remove biological contaminants such as bacteria, mold, pollen viruses and other types of pollutants. Routinely replacing your building’s Commercial HEPA filters can also can also lessen the spread of VOCs (volatile organic compounds, and other types of chemicals and other types of odors ).
One way building managers can evaluate if they’ve got a sick building on their hands is to investigate the following scenarios:
1. Are employees complaining of headaches, skin irritation, fevers or other symptoms?
2. Are there any identifiable increases in absenteeism?
3. Is unusual dust or dirt visible near air diffusers or in the air?
4. Are there any unpleasant odors detectable? These could include cleaning-solvent odors, musty smells, or odors.
5. Is there any microbial growth – including mold or slime – on any visible surfaces or within the HVAC system?
Breathing cleaner air enables employees to produce high quality work without the hassle of headaches, dizziness or fatigue from airborne irritants. If these symptoms are removed from your building, absenteeism will also likely decrease.
According to BusinessWeek magazine, U.S. companies could save over $250 billion annually by creating offices with better indoor air, improving worker performance and minimizing sick days. At FiltersFast.com, we believe the connection is simple, if you breathe better, you work better.
– David Exum