air quality

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 […]
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 […]
August 18, 2011

Electronic Air Cleaners Can Help With Indoor Air Quality

If you’re concerned about the quality of air in your home, you’re right to be alarmed. Studies show that indoor air is often substantially dirtier than the air right outside the door. This is why increasingly homeowners are considering the purchase of electronic air cleaners. In contrast to mechanical air cleaners that use filters to trap particles, electronic air cleaners use electrostatic attraction to remove polluting particles from the air.  Here is a look at two kinds of electronic air […]