Indoor Air Quality and Respiratory Health

April 17, 2020

Poor indoor air quality can cause or contribute to respiratory health issues such as asthma, allergies, infections and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Things that pollute your home’s air can include furniture, carpets, bacteria, viruses, formaldehyde, pet dander, mold, cleaning supplies and VOC (volatile organic compounds). Here are some ways to address poor indoor air quality. Humidifiers When it’s cold out, HVAC systems may not be able to maintain comfortable indoor humidity. A whole-home humidifier adds moisture to the air through either water vapor or steam. This improves indoor air quality, so you have healthier air in every room of your home. For example, maintaining the right indoor humidity prevents mold from growing. In Dayton, OH, sells and installs whole-home humidifiers. We are indoor air quality and comfort specialists who are committed to exceptional customer service. Our technicians are NATE-, EPA- and CFC-certified. Ventilators Having a tightly sealed home is a good thing as it saves you money on your energy bills. However, this doesn’t allow for adequate ventilation. If your home often feels stuffy, a ventilator may be the solution. It will draw in fresh air while expelling stagnant air. Most ventilators work with your HVAC system by conditioning...

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