Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is the air quality in and around buildings and structures as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants, as defined by the US Environmental Protection Agency. IAQ is a major health concern; poor…
During springtime in Connecticut, many people experience allergy symptoms from the increase in pollen in the air. Unfortunately, air pollution tends to get trapped indoors, making allergy symptoms even worse. In fact, indoor air is commonly more polluted than outdoor air. One of the best ways to reduce allergy problems is to install an electronic air cleaner to remove particulate matter from your home’s air.
Finding the right furnace filter for your household can be challenging. While you probably know that it’s important, you may not be sure how to make that final decision. Fortunately, by taking the MERV scale into account, you can make that choice significantly easier.
Did you know that much of the air produced by your heating system is lost during transit? A duct system with holes, cracks or poor connections can result in air loss of 25 percent or more of the heat produced by your furnace. This increases the amount of energy required to heat your home, which costs much more in the long run. You can save energy and money in your Connecticut home this winter by minimizing the amount of air loss in your duct system.
If you have a dust problem in your house, you’re not alone. Dust is an issue for many households in the greater Hartford Area, and the worst part is that no matter what you do, dust seems to always find its way back. With winter here, these are a few tips to keep your home free of airborne dust during the heating season.