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Mailing Address:

Air Quality
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Megan Green
704-336-5430

Indoor Air Quality​

We spend as much as 90% of our time indoors, primarily in our homes, businesses, and schools.  While many outdoor air pollutant sources are obvious, indoor air pollutant sources can be more difficult to determine.  Inadequate ventilation, high temperatures, and high humidity can increase indoor pollutant levels.  

There are many different indoor air pollutants:

​There are no health standards or regulations (federal, state, or local)  that address air pollutant levels inside your home. 

How you can improve indoor air quality

Source Control - Eliminate individual sources of pollution or reduce their emissions.  For most indoor air quality problems in the home, source control is the most effective solution.  Example: If mold is a problem in your home, first the sources of moisture must be eliminated and then mold can be cleaned up.

Improve Ventilation - Increase the amount of outdoor air coming indoors to lower the concentration of indoor air pollutants. 

Air Cleaners - Air cleaners can capture airborne particulate pollutants.

Find more detail on the EPA Improving Indoor Air Quality webpage.

An Indoor Air Quality Consultant may also be able to help identify the source of indoor air pollution and then potentially remediate the problem.  List of consultants with indoor air quality experience. 

 

Rental Property Information

If you reside in a rental property, contact your landlord or property manager to discuss any indoor air quality concerns.  In addition, your city or town may have a housing code requiring that properties be maintained to a minimum standard.  Mecklenburg County residents should call 311 for more information; City of Charlotte residents should refer to the City of Charlotte Minimum Housing Code

Additional Rental/Landlord/Tenant Resources:

Rental Concerns in NC

Landlords and Tenants Brochure

 

More information

EPA Indoor Air Quality website

EPA Mold Brochure

NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Mold Information 

 

Questions?

Contact Mecklenburg County Air Quality at 704-336-5430

Address

Mailing Address:

Air Quality
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

Megan Green
704-336-5430