How not to catch a cold from the air conditioner.

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How not to catch a cold from the air conditioner.

1. Adhere to the temperature regime
The optimum air temperature in the room should be 20-25 degrees. In an ideal situation, it should be below a maximum of 5 degrees the one that is outside the window. Even if you want to cool down quickly, do not go below this corridor, even if the first hours of the air conditioner. Anything outside the threshold will already damage your health.
2. Monitor the air humidity
Air conditioners drastically dry the air, the humidity in the room drops well below the optimal value of 60-70%, and as a result, dryness causes unpleasant sensations in the mucous membranes (eyes, nose and throat).
3. Ventilate the room
Air conditioning, and in an unventilated room you can get sick from other things – say, from a virus or infection. Or you may be allergic to fine dust in a closed room. Ventilate the room at least once in 2 hours.
4. Do not sit under the air flow
The flow of air should not be directed directly at people. Under a constant direct air flow, it is very easy to catch a cold, especially in hot weather, when the temperature differences outside and inside the room are very high.
In addition, you do not need to put furniture, partitions, air curtains on the airway, it disrupts its operation, often does not allow you to evenly cool the room, which means that the fan will rotate in an increased mode, which will increase the risk of breakage.
5. Do not be cold in the office
Do not torment yourself or wrap yourself in warm things in the summer at work in order to make everyone cold. If you are uncomfortable and you are frozen from the air conditioner in the office, tell your colleagues about this and turn off the air conditioner or at least achieve a temperature increase for comfortable for health 22-25 degrees.
6. Do not forget to clean the conditioner
If you do not clean regularly every three months an air conditioner, it will start with air currents and spread the pathogens. Even if you are not responsible for cleaning this equipment, you can always check and remind if necessary about cleaning the right colleague.

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