IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

June 4, 2013

Don’t Let Spring Ruin Your Indoor Air Quality — 9 Tips

Spring is a time when everyone throws the shutters open, raises the windows, and takes in a deep breath of fresh, clean air. But how clean is the air, really? Your home’s indoor air quality can be compromised by dirty air that’s been trapped inside all winter, as well as allergen-filled air that enters your home through windows and air leaks. Your indoor air is likely to contain allergens and other health-threatening particulates. We spend most of our time indoors at […]
May 28, 2013

Air Purifiers: A Guide for Spring Cleaning

Now that spring is here and the inevitable spring cleaning gets underway, don’t forget your indoor air quality. Thousands upon thousands of airborne particulates – among them, allergens, mold spores, dust mites, and toxic gases such as radon – can get into a home and wreak havoc on an individual’s health and well-being. With the coming of spring, you’ll want to make sure your home’s air purifiers are operating at peak performance, which means proper cleaning and maintenance. What can […]
May 14, 2013

Better Indoor Air Quality: These HVAC Upgrades Can Help

Spring is here, and with the spring and summer humidity, rising temperatures and allure of open windows, it’s time to focus on indoor air quality. Here are some things to pay attention to in order to beat allergens and other types of indoor pollution.   Ventilation. Fresh outdoor air, especially in the tree-rich Atlanta area, can be a welcome way of flushing pollutants out of your home. Ventilation can be as simple as opening a window or as powerful as […]
April 4, 2013

Choosing An Air Cleaner? Consider The Available Types First

If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma, choosing an air cleaner is an important step in improving the air quality of your home. According to the Mayo Clinic, an air cleaner will help to remove dust, debris, pollen and secondhand smoke, if there are smokers in your home. Before you start choosing an air cleaner for your Georgia home, it’s important to understand the types available. Many homeowners choose among a variety of air filters […]