ventilation

November 19, 2019

5 Facts About Your Ventless Fireplace

There’s nothing better than gathering around the fireplace on a cold day, but unless you have a functioning chimney to vent the smoke, it can be dangerous and difficult to manage. However, now there’s a cheaper, safer alternative: A ventless fireplace allows you to bypass the ventilation and enjoy a roaring fire safely, without a chimney or flue. Here are five things you need to know about ventless fireplaces: They use something called perfect combustion. Running on natural gas, the fireplace’s burning is […]
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 12, 2019

Do You Know Enough About Your Home HVAC System? Here Are Basic Ventilation Terms

Most of us are fairly familiar with the H (heating) and the AC (air conditioning) parts of our HVAC systems, but what about the V? V stands for ventilation, and if you’re like most homeowners, you may be a bit vague on what comprises your ventilation system. Following are some ventilation terms you should know. Ventilation Terms Defined If your household has a typical central HVAC system, you will have the following components: Air supply vents — Supply vents are […]
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 […]