Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

 Invest in Your Insulation to Save Money Year-Round

Monday, December 9th, 2019

piggy-bank-dollarIt is officially the holiday season and this is not the time of year that you are going to be okay with wasting any of your hard-earned money. That is why you take such good care of your home comfort system after all; you want to make sure that your HVAC system is running as efficiently as possible so not one dime goes to waste. A large part of this is making sure that the air that you pump into your home is of good quality.

Keeping the doors and windows shut, cleaning or changing your filters regularly, and even investing in a good air purifier are all things that one can do to make sure they enjoy good indoor air quality.

But did you know that your attic insulation has the ability to affect your IAQ? If you didn’t know this fact before, you may want to take a trip upstairs to make sure your insulation isn’t compromising the air within your home!

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Fur In Your Vents? Time For a Duct Cleaning!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

dog-lying-floorDogs, cats, rabbit, birds, the list goes on. So many of us have furry critters that we consider a part of the family. We love to pet them, cuddle with them, and we brush or bathe them when it is needed (if they let us that is.)

But even those of us that groom our pets everyday are going to run into stray fluffballs. It is unavoidable and that is what our air filters are for! These handy parts of our home comfort systems work hard to filter out as much fur dust and other debris as possible out of the air we breathe.

With that said, these systems have their limits. Eventually any filter will get overloaded and won’t be able to filter well anymore. This will happen a little faster too if extra debris and fur has been piling up into your home’s ductwork.

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It’s Time for Spring HVAC Cleaning

Monday, March 18th, 2019

spring-cleaningThe time for spring cleaning is just around the corner! While your spring cleaning checklist may contain everything from waxing the floors to dusting the shelves, there’s one part of your home that you just can’t touch without the right equipment:

The air.

Dusters and cleaning products can only do so much. When it comes to spring cleaning your indoor air, you need the right combination of tools and services. We’ve listed a few things you can do to improve your air quality, for both cleanliness and efficiency.

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Year-Round HVAC Efficiency Tips

Monday, November 26th, 2018

money-savings-efficiency-balancingKeeping your HVAC system efficient is the key to giving it a long lifespan, less repairs, and better performance. And most of all, it gives you extra money that you don’t have to put toward the energy bill!

Air conditioners and furnaces operate differently, so you can expect them to come with their own methods for maintaining efficiency. But this time, we want to go over efficiency tips that apply to both systems.

No matter if you’re using an air conditioner, furnace, or even a heat pump, you’ll be able to get some wisdom-nuggets out of the following tips.

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Look into these 4 Home Air Quality Improvements

Monday, March 5th, 2018

As air conditioning contractors, we spend most of our time helping people lower the temperatures in their home. But as comfort specialists, we know that temperature is not the only factor in home comfort. Indoor air quality is just as important to your comfort and to your health.

Unfortunately, most indoor air quality solutions (like plug-in portable air purifiers) don’t truly resolve problems with germs or particulate in the air. For that, you need a whole-house solution, and we’ve got some suggestions for you.

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Answering Your Questions about Air Filters and Allergy Control

Monday, April 17th, 2017

virus-cells-germsWhen spring arrives, we see allergy symptoms spike. Beautiful weather and fresh blooms bring lots of joy, until the coughing and sneezing begins. This may continue even when you stay indoors, unless you have a quality air filter to help keep things under control.

Here, we answer your questions about air filters and allergy control. Choosing the right air filter in Homestead, FL can be difficult, but our technician are here to help! Give us a call for more information about indoor air quality and more.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 20th, 2017

changing-air-filter-homeSpring is here, and the allergies are too. This time of year, you may be used to taking allergy medication and spending money on doctor’s visits, or perhaps restricting outdoor time in order to keep allergies under control. But what if we told you that the biggest problem was likely within your own home?

We spend about 93% of our time indoors, according to a study by the EPA. And air quality inside of the house can be just as bad as outdoor air quality—if not worse.

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Adding an Indoor Air Quality System to Your HVAC Unit

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Do your family members suffer from asthma, allergies, or other respiratory and immune system disorders? It may be time to upgrade your home. We recommend installing an indoor air quality system with the help of an HVAC technician. Learn more in the guide below!

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How UV Light Benefits Your Home

Monday, November 30th, 2015

The air filter in your HVAC (heating and air conditioning) system is an important part of staying cool, comfortable, and healthy. It keeps particles from damaging your AC system and recirculating in the air you breathe. But an additional system is necessary if you want to protect your home from the smallest and most damaging of airborne contaminants. And a system that uses UV light may be just the solution for your home, especially if household members suffer from asthma or severe allergies.

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Indoor Air Quality Has a Major Effect on Your Health

Monday, October 19th, 2015

In recent years, a lot of efforts have been put forward in this country to reduce the amount of pollutants released into the air and help protect our environment. But when it comes to your health, the outdoor air may be the least of your problems. You spend a large majority of your time indoors, so the indoor air quality can have a major impact on your health and wellness as well as your comfort. Take a look at some common problems with the indoor air and what you can do to resolve these.

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