indoor air quality

November 12, 2019

Protect Your Young One with Proper Nursery Ventilation

Your nursery should offer a comfortable and safe place for your baby to sleep. In order to provide this, the room needs to have adequate ventilation and a temperature that isn’t too warm or cool. Keep the following tips on nursery ventilation and HVAC settings in mind for your baby’s room. Risks of Inadequate Ventilation and Unsafe HVAC Settings A nursery that isn’t properly ventilated creates an uncomfortable and potentially unsafe environment for your baby. Indoor air pollutants can build […]
September 3, 2019

How Can You Fight Mold During Mold Awareness Month

September is Mold Awareness Month, but in our damp, warm state, you should be aware of the possibility of mold taking hold in your home any month of the year. Mold is an insidious home invader, wreaking havoc on drywall, textiles, carpet and wood. Further, it can aggravate allergies and other respiratory problems. Fortunately, your HVAC system is designed to help you reduce the dampness that can lead to mold and other problems. How the HVAC Helps Prevent Mold Your […]
July 23, 2019

Are HVAC and IAQ Connected?

Your home’s air is full of dust and other contaminants. They get into your home, triggering allergies and asthma. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mitigate those contaminants, particularly if you’re running your A/C. Here are a few tips for using your HVAC system to improve indoor air quality. Change your air filter. In addition to cooling the air, your HVAC system also filters out dust and other particles before circulating it through your home. Over time, though, […]
July 11, 2019

IAQ Tips for Painting Indoors

A fresh coat of paint can quickly breathe new life into your home’s interior. Make sure you aren’t compromising your health in the process, however. Indoor air quality suffers if you don’t take the right safety steps. Here are ways to diminish IAQ concerns when painting interior surfaces. Use the Safest Paints Many types of paint include harmful chemicals, called volatile organic chemicals or VOCs. These can have a direct impact on health.  When painting the interior, only choose paints that […]