Filtration

October 18, 2018

What Does the Arrow on a Furnace Filter Indicate

Changing the furnace filter can be confusing for those not familiar with how an HVAC system works. Sometimes these filters (which are the same ones for the air conditioner) are in hard-to-access places; sometimes they are easy to reach. What’s more, the many types of filters available can be confusing, as can the directions on the package: just what do those arrows mean, anyway? And what happens if you insert the filter the wrong way? Read on, and find the […]
July 7, 2015

How to Pick the Right Air Filtration Product for Your Home

If you thought the air inside your home is cleaner than the air outside, you may want to revisit that assumption. The truth is that the average home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) is several times more polluted than city air, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). For many homeowners, it’s essential to choose an effective air filtration product, such as a whole-home air cleaner, to combat pollutants and breathe easier. Your Home’s IAQ To pick the right air cleaner to […]
June 13, 2013

HEPA Filtration Offers the Best in IAQ, But Is It too Much For Your Needs?

HEPA, or High Efficiency Particulate Air, filters are widely known as the gold standard when it comes to air quality. What many people don’t realize is that they may not always be the best choice for your residential HVAC system. There are several things to consider before you install one of these filtration systems in your home. HEPA filtration is incredibly effective at removing harmful pollutants from the air. Hospitals generally use these types of filters because of their ability […]
February 16, 2012

Neat And Tidy Ways To Control Indoor Dust

Controlling indoor dust is an important part of maintaining a clean, healthy living environment. Countless studies have shown a link between airborne dust particles and respiratory problems such as allergies, asthma and colds. Try using the following tips to reduce or eliminate indoor dust for a cleaner, healthier home: Leave dirt at the door: Any dirt that is tracked in by your shoes or boots can easily be kicked up into the air by everyday foot traffic. You can avoid this […]