IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

June 3, 2014

Do You Know the Advantages of an Attic Fan?

On a hot day in Peachtree City, few things are more inviting than a comfortable, air conditioned home. But, while you’re enjoying the cool air in your living area, your attic is a steaming oven. Your attic has a passive ventilation system—but when it’s hot out, the temperature is still intolerable. Adding active ventilation will keep your attic cooler, which can lower your energy bills and extend the life of your home’s roof and your air conditioner. Here are three advantages of an […]
April 22, 2014

Beautiful Houseplants Can Also Refresh the Air in Your Home

The quality of the air inside your home does need a bit of help every once in a while. Inside air is can be more polluted than the air on the outside. Dust mites, pollen, mold, carbon monoxide and vapors from the chemicals that we use are just some of the pollutants that can pollute the air inside your home. An environmentally friendly way to improve the quality of air inside your home is through the use of houseplants. There […]
April 17, 2014

Your 2014 Air Purifiers Buyer’s Guide

Today’s air tight, energy-efficient homes keep you warm during the winter and cool in the summer. On the downside, your home can’t breathe. Air filtration machines—or air purifiers—will not only bring fresh air inside, they will improve air quality, reduce dust and relieve allergy and asthma symptoms. It is important to note that not all units are beneficial or healthy. Here are some things to keep in mind when buying air purifiers. HEPA Filtration—High Efficiency Particulate Air filtration is one […]
January 23, 2014

UV Lights Offer Proven Benefits, But Here’s How to Get More Out of Them

As a homeowner, you might have heard about the recent popularity of ultraviolet (UV) lights. UV lights can be used as an addition to a traditional air filtration system to eliminate many of the harmful micro-organisms in your indoor air. Regular HVAC filters don’t do a very good job of removing most of these viruses, bacteria, allergens and/or mold spores. What Are UV Light Systems? Micro-organisms in your indoor air can greatly reduce air quality, increasing the risk of home […]