Stale Air: CO2, VOC, Formaldehyde and the Office Worker

 

People spend their days in office buildings, and you spend your days making sure those buildings are healthy and safe for them to work in. One big component of healthy buildings is the quality of the air, which can negatively impact how a person functions in an office setting. The term "Stale Air" has become a catch-all phrase for poor air quality, but it has no accurate definition- it's a casual reference to a set of air quality measures, including things like CO2, VOCs and Formaldehyde. In this article, we give a brief introduction to these 3 elements.