Indoor Air Quality
What Causes Indoor Air Problems?Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes. Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not bringing in enough outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor sources and by not carrying indoor air pollutants out of the home. High temperature and humidity levels can also increase concentrations of some pollutants.
Why is bleach not recommended for mold cleanup?
In a recent article written by Elizabeth Landau of CNN, it is revealed that people who suffer from allergies in the Spring suffer mood changing effects.
The Environmental Protection Agency lists Indoor Air Quality among the top 5 risks to human health, probably because indoor air can be 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air.
Air filters are one of the most important accessories of your HVAC system. Their main purpose is two-fold: 1. They keep dirt from clogging up your HVAC system. Without filters, dirt and debris would seep into the mechanical portion of the unit, causing the system to lose its heating or cooling ability. Eventually, a buildup of such dirt will cause a complete breakdown of the system.
Indoor Air Quality and Asthma:Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans. Although there is no cure for asthma yet, asthma can be controlled through medical treatment and management of environmental triggers.
Home comfort means more than temperature. Improving your home's indoor air quality (IAQ) is a big part of keeping you and the rest of your family comfortable -- and healthy. And, the products and technologies available to correct IAQ problems continue to improve. Our job is to make you aware of the many opportunities available and help you select on that's appropriate for your situation.