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Jack O’Lanterns: How to Preserve Them With Your HVAC

Jack O’Lanterns: How to Preserve Them With Your HVAC

October 4, 2018

If you’ve ever put a lot of work into carving a pumpkin, only to see it shrivel up into a wrinkled mess before you get to set it out for Halloween, you may have realized you haven’t done something right. Take heart, however — there is an art to Jack O’Lantern preservation and it’s not …

VOCs: What to Know

VOCs: What to Know

April 17, 2018

Local news and weather reports broadcast air quality alerts when pollutants build to unhealthy levels outdoors, which helps sensitive groups avoid exposure to bad air. Unfortunately there’s no good way to get such alerts for your home, especially for VOCs (volatile organic compounds) whose side effects may be more serious than polluted outdoor air.

Tackle Allergies with Your HVAC

Tackle Allergies with Your HVAC

March 20, 2018

Spring allergy season is in full swing. There’s a tissue box affixed to your hand, and every third word is a sneeze. There are allergens and contaminants everywhere — even in your own home! Fortunately, there are things you can do to eliminate them. Here are some ways you can alleviate allergies with your HVAC …

Factors Affecting Your Home’s Air Quality

Factors Affecting Your Home’s Air Quality

August 8, 2017

Did you know that the quality of the air in your home is many times worse than the air outside? A bevy of contaminants can build up, exacerbating allergies, asthma, and other problems. There are a number of potential factors which can contribute to poor air quality.

Is Your Home the Culprit for Your Allergies?

Is Your Home the Culprit for Your Allergies?

April 11, 2017

If you suffer from allergies, you probably expect to sniffle, sneeze and cough outdoors during pollen season. But if you find the wretched respiratory issues to be ongoing while you’re relaxing in your airtight home, the problem could be right under your nose. It bears taking a look around and identifying possible allergens in your …

Reasons Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ

Reasons Volatile Organic Compounds Can Affect IAQ

April 4, 2017

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are gases or vapors released by solid materials utilized in the construction and furnishings of residences, as well as many common household liquids. Formaldehyde, for example, is the best-known VOC, emitted by both solid and liquid sources.