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Jun 14, 2023
  • Webinar

Factors Influencing IAQ in Residential and Commercial Spaces

Daily chemical exposure in people occurs through the air we breathe in indoor environments. The webinar explores factors influencing indoor air quality, effects on health and potential solutions.

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Date & Time


Jun 14, 2023 11:00am CDT


12:00pm CDT



According to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), we spend about 90% of our lives indoors. Because of this, the air quality in our homes, offices, schools and other indoor environments can significantly impact our health, well-being and productivity. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) commonly found in building materials — including paint, flooring and insulation materials — greatly contribute to indoor air pollution levels.

Improving indoor air quality (IAQ) can reduce respiratory disease, allergies, asthma, and sick building syndrome and even boost work performance. Considering these clear benefits of reducing indoor pollutants, building codes and ordinances, as well as green building programs around the world, require building materials to meet criteria for low VOC emissions. Companies that do not comply with codes and ordinances risk facing fines and brand damage, but a lack of clear information about how to meet requirements often prevents companies from moving forward to compliance.

In this complimentary UL Solutions webinar, our expert examines the factors influencing the air quality in residential and commercial indoor spaces.

We will explore:

  • Indoor chemicals
  • Sources of indoor chemicals
  • Consequences of poor indoor quality
  • Solutions
    • Chemical emission product testing
    • Certification

The webinar will close with a question and answer session.


Scott Laughlin, program manager, UL Solutions