IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

February 21, 2017

Considering Improving Your Home’s IAQ by Using UV Lights? Here’s What You Need to Know

Although they require professional installation and incur maintenance costs over time, UV lights could be the most effective and convenient way to improve your indoor air quality (IAQ). These lights are silent, have no moving parts and create no odors. What They Do Selecting a UV lighting system for air purification and better IAQ reduces the number of harmful viruses, bacteria, mold spores, allergens and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the air. They work by altering the DNA of organic […]
June 21, 2016

Whole-Home Dehumidifiers: Better IAQ and Comfort

Georgia summers can mean oppressive humidity that makes warm days feel even hotter. Inside the home, you will feel cooler with the A/C running, but the HVAC system alone isn’t usually enough to combat all of the moisture in the air. A whole-home dehumidifier can help, and here’s how. Experience Better Indoor Air Quality High humidity provides a welcoming breeding ground for bacteria, mold, mildew and even dust mites. As mold spores, dust mite waste and other allergens build up […]
June 14, 2016

Improve IAQ With the Help of Houseplants

Indoor air quality is a consistent issue in both business and residential settings. Fumes, odors, and gases, many of them potentially harmful, can be produced by common indoor sources. While mechanical air filters and purifiers work well at keeping indoor air quality high, you can also turn to a decorative and natural method for removing indoor pollutants: houseplants. Houseplants produce oxygen and consume carbon dioxide as part of their lifecycle. A good selection of indoor plants can give your home […]
May 17, 2016

Stop Sneezing With These Helpful Allergy Tips

These allergy tips could be your solution to the seasonal or year-round discomfort that allergies cause. The tips center around your home’s cooling and heating system and how it can play a big role in reducing the airborne particles that collect inside your home. HVAC systems move a good deal of air and it’s one of the best places to start cleaning the air. Air Filtration All forced-air HVAC equipment uses an air filter to protect the parts from excessive […]