MERV

July 21, 2016

HVAC Air Filter Ratings: Decoded

Peachtree City’s warm, humid climate presents no shortage of pollen, mold spores, and other air contaminants. The right HVAC air filter can do a lot to control those contaminants, and the more you know about filter ratings, the more easily you can find a filter that meets your needs. Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) This number tells you how effectively an HVAC air filter traps particles of certain sizes. The higher a filter’s MERV number, the more efficient the filter. […]
May 12, 2015

Can a Quality Air Filter Help Protect Your Air Conditioner?

The Peachtree City area’s sultry summers place a high demand on your air conditioner, so anything you can do to protect the system helps. Installing a high-quality air filter is one of the simplest ways to do this. How the Right Filter Helps The first job of an air conditioner’s filter isn’t to improve indoor air quality, but to protect the system from debris. Without good filtration, debris particles such as hair, carpet fibers, dust and pollen enter your system […]
May 7, 2015

Reduce Household Dust for Better Indoor Air Quality

If you have a dust allergy, you’re not alone. The dead skin cells, textile fibers and dust mites that comprise household dust are enough to make even the most robust nose sneeze. Fighting dust is an uphill battle, but you can gain the advantage with these tips to reduce household dust. Keep Closets Organized Clothes, towels and bedding shed fibers all the time, making the closet one of the dustiest places in your home. Box and bag what you can, […]
February 5, 2015

The Importance of Air Filter Replacement

Your HVAC system’s air filter is essential for maintaining your home’s indoor air quality. Without it, you’re breathing in a host of allergens and contaminants, from dust mites and mold to bacteria and mildew. Unfortunately, many homeowners tend to neglect their filters, letting them clog up. This not only increases air pollution, it can also restrict airflow and put undue strain on your system, shortening its lifespan. In order to avoid these issues, your system needs regular air filter replacement. Choosing an Air […]