Air filtration

April 23, 2019

Homeowners: Learn How Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes Can Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

It’s been long established that smoking indoors quickly degrades indoor air quality, but for now, the research doesn’t indicate that electronic cigarettes have the same ill effects. What Are E-Cigarettes? When someone “smokes” these cigarettes, it produces a smoke-like vapor, which is why their use is commonly called vaping. The e-cigarettes use a battery to heat a liquid that contains nicotine to the point where it produces a steam-like vapor. The nicotine inside the cigarette is part of the vaping […]
September 13, 2018

Can Your HVAC Fight Back-to-School Germs?

With cold and flu season just around the corner, it’s not too early to explore the idea of fighting germs with HVAC equipment. It is possible and it’s one of the easiest and most effective ways to lower transmission rates of bacterial and viral illnesses in your home. Upgraded filters, humidity control and UV (ultraviolet) lights all help to eliminate the spread of infectious diseases.   Air Filtration Bacteria range in size from .3 to 60 microns and viruses from […]
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 […]
December 8, 2015

Air Filtration vs. Air Cleaning: Learning the Difference Between Them

Don’t make the mistake of confusing two key indoor air quality concepts – air filtration and air cleaning. While filtering indoor air is a relatively simple process that may involve anything from basic filtering to high-efficiency air filtration, air cleaning or purifying usually employs more sophisticated technology to comprehensively scrub indoor air of allergens, bacteria, and other contaminants. How Does Each One Work? Air filtration. Think of that flat-panel fiberglass filter that fits into a slot near where your home’s […]