Indoor Air Quality
Breathing quality indoor air is critical for good health. Most Americans spend a significant amount of time indoors where gas, chemicals, and other pollutants can cause headaches, eye irritation, allergies, and even fatigue.
Clean air can prevent many environmental health hazards such as asthma. According to the EPA, indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air and it affects 25 million people, including 7 million children in a given year. Asthma accounts for nearly 17 million physician office and hospital visits.
Another reason for having good indoor air quality is to protect your investment. Improved air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, filth, and debris. Your air conditioner is one big dehumidifier (which creates moisture) therefore your indoor coil is almost always wet and dark creating a bacterial breading ground! Your indoor coil is in direct path of your indoor air flow. Doesn’t it make sense to eliminate the bad bacteria with UV lights?!
Other ways to easily improve your indoor air is with media air filtration (which catches more of the larger particles) and humidifiers. Humidifiers drastically help during the winter months. Respiratory infections, certain bacteria’s and viruses also thrive in very low humidity levels. Dry indoor air also damages hardwood floors as well as antiques(including furniture). Having a whole house humidifier raises your indoor humidity (during the Winter) to a level that improves your health as well as preventing cracking.
Please contact us today if you are interested in improving your family’s indoor air quality!