Indoor Air Quality

How Healthy is the Air in Your Home?

Indoor air quality is a growing concern in our society today. Americans on average spend 70% of their time indoors and according to the American Lung Association the quality of our indoor air can be up to FIVE TIMES worse than the outside air. That’s a pretty scary statistic! These days our focus is on being energy efficient and saving money. As a result, we’re adding insulation, vapor barriers, caulk and weatherstripping to effectively retain our heated or cooled air ...

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is a serious problem facing homeowners today, according to the American Lung Association. The roots of this problem can be traced directly to the desire for energy-efficient homes to minimize the effects of higher energy costs. Unfortunately, making homes tighter and more energy efficient also reduces the naturally occurring exchange of indoor and outdoor air. Fresh outside air stays out, while air pollutants, excessive humidity and/or overly dry conditions stagnate the indoor air over time.

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Relieve Indoor Allergies with Clean Air

According to recent studies, indoor air quality is actually worse than what you will find outdoors. Many allergens, pollutants and microorganisms thrive in the air in your home. These can cause allergic reactions, or even make you and your family sick. The EPA estimates that the quality of indoor air is actually up to five times worse than outdoor air. As you can see, there are some very important reasons that you need to invest in the right filtration method. ...

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