Indoor air analyses

Indoor air analyses

Indoor air = a contributor to human health

Today, problems with indoor air quality are recognised as being significant from the viewpoint of public health and the economy, because people in Finland spend, on average, more than 20 hours a day indoors and breathe 18,000 litres of indoor air a day. Achieving and maintaining good quality indoor air requires high quality building design and construction as well as constant maintenance and upkeep.



Indoor air problems are common and often complex.
Physical factors include the temperature, ventilation, cooling, lighting, noise.
Biological factors include microbial impurities from moisture and mould damaged structures.


Regulations and instructions

The National Building Code of Finland D2, Indoor Air Classification 2008, Housing Health Instruction, Housing Health Guide, Guide to Industrial Air Conditioning, Occupational Safety and Health Act (738/2002), Occupational Health Care Act (1383/2001), Health Protection Act (763/94).