Carbon Monoxide and Keeping Your Heating System Safe

October 20, 2020

If you have a gas furnace, it’s critical to take safety precautions to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Almost 450 people die annually from this, usually during the winter while heating their homes. You need to be aware of carbon monoxide to keep your family safe. Know the Symptoms Carbon monoxide is tasteless and odorless. While a chemical is added to it to make it smell like rotten eggs, you can’t rely on this to keep you safe. The symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include dizziness, weakness, nausea, headaches, confusion and insomnia. If anyone is experiencing any

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Immune Systems

September 20, 2020

Research by the Environmental Protection Agency shows that the air inside of your home might be more polluted than the air outside. Every time that you take a breath, your immune system must contend with potentially dangerous particles or gases. Some common sources of indoor air pollution include the following: Carbon monoxide from furnaces and other gas appliances Pesticides Secondhand tobacco smoke Volatile organic compounds from paint, solvents, and cleaners Dust and pollen Immune System Problems The coordinated action of multiple types of immune cells

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How to Choose the Most Effective Air Purification System

August 11, 2020

An air purification system is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of air in your home. However, finding the best air purification system for your home isn’t always a simple choice due to the many different models available. Taking the time to research the available systems is well worth the effort to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase. Here are a few tips to remember while you are looking for an air purification system: 1. Understand Your Main Goal An air purifier is available in a variety of models that focus

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How to Remove Mold from AC Ducts

June 16, 2020

The use of an air conditioner in your home could lead to mold growth in your ductwork system. This mold can become detached from surfaces and enter the circulating air in your home and be inhaled. Mold can cause a variety of health issues and needs to be dealt with in a timely manner. Here are some of your options for mold removal. Ozone Shock Treatment When mold is exposed to high concentrations of ozone, it is killed. The ozone shock treatment is performed by hooking an ozone generator to the intake of your air

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Recent Indoor Air Quality Technology Advancements

May 13, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American spends more than 90% of their time indoors. The EPA also recognizes that air pollution in the average home, workplace and vehicle is at unsafe levels. With the awareness that indoor air quality is a serious health concern has come a greater emphasis on technologies to detect and reduce indoor air pollution. Smart Sensors Smart technologies are now found in most homes and range from thermostats to virtual assistants. Among the latest smart home breakthroughs is smart indoor air quality monitors, which were made possible by the

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Benefits of the Lennox PureAir System

April 14, 2020

Lennox is the industry leader when it comes to air purification. The Lennox PureAir System cleans the air better than any other system on the market. This unit has the latest technology so that you don’t have to worry about the air inside your home that your family breathes. Here are some of the benefits of this system. Unequaled Purification The Lennox PureAir System is a whole-home solution. It filters all the air in your house, combatting all three major types of indoor air pollution. These include airborne particles, germs and bacteria, and chemical odors and

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Ways to Extend the Life of an HVAC System

March 17, 2020

One of the biggest investments in your home is your heating and cooling system. You rely on your HVAC equipment to keep you comfortable, no matter the time of year, and you want it to last as long as possible. Here are five ways to extend the life of your HVAC system. 1. Change Air Filters Regularly Dirty, clogged air filters force your HVAC system to work harder to maintain your desired temperature. This leads to increased wear and tear on the components. Keeping your air filters clean will improve your indoor air quality and boost

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Is Furnace Maintenance Necessary?

February 13, 2020

Perhaps you purchased a new furnace or you own one that has consistently performed for several years. As a result, you may be wondering if furnace maintenance, which so many HVAC companies recommend, is that important. Below, we want to explain just a few of the benefits of regular maintenance. Lower Energy Bills A poorly maintained furnace will develop problems here and there. The belts may become worn, and the burner flame may be in need of adjusting. These problems may be small, but they will impact your energy bills. They can also

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