Category Archives: IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

How You Can Maintain the Airflow Throughout Your Home

For optimum heating, cooling, and energy efficiency, one thing is vital: maintaining airflow. The volume of air circulating through HVAC components is one of the system’s most critical specifications. It’s

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Air Purifier Science: What You Need to Know at Home

As interest in maintaining healthy indoor air quality has increased, air purifier science has arrived at the consumer level. The airtight, energy-efficient environment in homes today has many benefits, including more precise

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Why Is Mold Bad When It’s Inside Your Home’s HVAC Unit?

Is HVAC mold growing somewhere inside your heating and cooling system? It might not be obvious at first, but the same components that keep your home comfortable all year are susceptible to

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What Impact Does Attic Ventilation Have on Your IAQ?

Attic ventilation is important to a home’s overall indoor air quality because what happens up in the attic doesn’t stay up in the attic. The attic environment continuously interacts with

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What Can Natural Ventilation Do for Your Home’s IAQ?

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Natural ventilation utilizes systems you already have — i.e., windows and doors — to help maintain your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ).  One important element of a healthy, comfortable environment

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The Spring-Cleaning Tips That Can Help You Breathe Easier

Breathe easier and stay more comfortable, too, by improving Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in the spring. IAQ is a season-specific issue in many cases. In winter, when the house tends

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How to Make Sure Your HVAC System Is Keeping Irritants At Bay

In addition to keeping temperatures comfortable during all seasons, your HVAC system plays a make-or-break role in preventing irritants in the indoor environment. As homes are more tightly sealed to

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Here’s How to Properly Ventilate Your Home This Winter

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Winter ventilation is particularly important for maintaining healthy indoor air quality. Today’s homes are tightly air-sealed and insulated to prevent heat loss in cold conditions. Because these houses get less

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Finding the Right Ventilation Fan for Your Bathroom

Proper bathroom ventilation is more than just an issue of fogged mirrors, damp towels and odors. Excessive humidity inside bathrooms triggers mold growth, not only on exposed surfaces but also

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No Need to Sacrifice Air Quality for Fall Scents: Safe DIY Candles

As the weather cools, fall candles begin adding seasonal scents to the home environment. However, it’s also a good time of year to be aware that many commercially available, petroleum-based

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