Benefits of High Efficiency Filtration to Children with Asthma

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Investigator: Paul K. Mills, PhD
Sponsor: University of California Davis

Location(s): United States

Description

4-year study of 200 children with asthma in Fresno and Riverside to quantify the exposure and asthma reduction benefits of high efficiency filtration in their homes. One intervention group will have high efficiency filters or filtration systems installed in their homes’ central heating and air conditioning systems. The second group will have high efficiency portable air cleaners placed in the child’s bedroom and in the main living area.