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June 2, 2015

Learn Just How Polluted Indoor Air May Be

While there’s no disputing that high indoor air quality (IAQ) is essential for good health and well-being, a study recently published revealed many people don’t realize how common indoor air pollution is inside their homes. The Environmental Protection Agency has identified indoor air as one of the most polluted environments people encounter. What Causes Indoor Air Pollution? Bad air quality is largely the result of tighter construction techniques and the abundance of chemical products used indoors, making indoor air now more […]
May 15, 2014

UV Lights Shine a Light on Bacteria and Mold to Eliminate

You might know that bacteria and mold are bad for not only your health, but the performance of your HVAC system. While you can try to filter them out, in most cases a better option would be to install ultraviolet (UV) lights. What are UV Lights? A UV light bulb looks very similar to the regular bulbs you use in your home. The big difference is that a UV bulb shines light in the ultraviolet spectrum. When light from this […]
January 23, 2014

UV Lights Offer Proven Benefits, But Here’s How to Get More Out of Them

As a homeowner, you might have heard about the recent popularity of ultraviolet (UV) lights. UV lights can be used as an addition to a traditional air filtration system to eliminate many of the harmful micro-organisms in your indoor air. Regular HVAC filters don’t do a very good job of removing most of these viruses, bacteria, allergens and/or mold spores. What Are UV Light Systems? Micro-organisms in your indoor air can greatly reduce air quality, increasing the risk of home […]
January 14, 2014

Get on Top of Pet Allergens in Your Home With These Tips

If you are a homeowner with allergies to animal dander, it may seem like getting rid of your beloved pets is your only option. While many people pursue allergy treatments like allergy shots or medications, they may not realize that there are many things they can do to greatly reduce pet allergens in the home. Pet allergies can be difficult to treat, but a few simple improvements around the house can alleviate many symptoms. Frequent cleaning will get rid of much of […]