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Removal of indoor air contaminants by wool carpet

  title={Removal of indoor air contaminants by wool carpet},
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
• Polluted indoor air can lead to discomfort, reduced efficiency and even ill health amongst employees and residents in modern buildings. • Wool carpet has been shown to rapidly neutralize formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide, common contaminants in today's indoor environment. • Not only does wool neutralize these contaminants more quickly and completely than synthetic carpet fibers, it does not re-emit them, even when heated. • Wool carpet may continue purifying the air for up to… 
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