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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Using UV Lights

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Using UV Lights

September 17, 2015

Do you have a mold and mildew problem in your Orlando home? Would you like to reduce allergens and germs for a more healthful indoor environment? Since your answer to these questions is likely “yes,” read on to learn how ultraviolet (UV) lights can help you reach these goals and more.

Understanding the Difference Between HRV and ERV

Understanding the Difference Between HRV and ERV

August 27, 2015

Heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) and energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) are balanced whole-home ventilation systems designed to provide fresh air supply in any weather. However, deciding which system to install may evoke confusion. Read on the understand the importance of ventilation and the difference between an HRV and ERV to help determine the right system for your …

Take Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality Throughout Your Home

Take Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality Throughout Your Home

August 25, 2015

If the air quality in your Orlando home is less than ideal, it can negatively affect your health, causing symptoms like frequent headaches, congestion, eye irritation or exhaustion, and can worsen the effects of asthma, allergies or other breathing conditions. By improving indoor air quality with the following tips, you can protect your health and make …

Can Issues Within Your Ducts Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Can Issues Within Your Ducts Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality?

July 2, 2015

Rattling and clamoring noises from air vents are telltale signs of duct problems. Not only is that noise costing you energy dollars and contributing to discomforts in the home, duct problems contribute in a significant way to poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Following are a few examples.

Indoor Air Pollution Threatens Your Family Much More Than What’s Outdoors

Indoor Air Pollution Threatens Your Family Much More Than What’s Outdoors

June 11, 2015

With its city smog and abundant pollen, Orlando has its share of outdoor air problems. What you may not realize, however, is that indoor air pollution is an even greater threat to your health.

Tips for Reducing Dust in Your Home and Improving Indoor Air Quality

Tips for Reducing Dust in Your Home and Improving Indoor Air Quality

May 21, 2015

Fighting dust in the home is a never-ending battle, but with the proper preventive tactics, you can reduce household dust and create a healthy space with excellent indoor air quality. With the right equipment and a dedicated maintenance schedule, uncomfortable dust allergies can become a thing of the past.

Top Benefits of Installing an Energy Recovery Ventilator in Your Home

Top Benefits of Installing an Energy Recovery Ventilator in Your Home

April 9, 2015

As pleasant as Orlando is, the summer heat and humidity can get a little oppressive if you don’t take steps to manage your home’s indoor climate. Installing an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is one of the most effective steps you can take to keep your home comfortable. With one of these systems, you’ll enjoy:

These 10 Plants Can Do More for Indoor Air Quality Than You Think

These 10 Plants Can Do More for Indoor Air Quality Than You Think

December 16, 2014

Many plants make a positive addition to your indoor air quality by filtering volatile organic compounds through their leaves and stems. The following are popular houseplants, with their filtering qualities.

Did You Know That Cleaning Your Ducts Increases Indoor Air Quality?

Did You Know That Cleaning Your Ducts Increases Indoor Air Quality?

September 18, 2014

There are many ways you can improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). Some homeowners buy a new filtration system, others put in a wide variety of air-cleaning plants, while some try to improve the condition of their existing HVAC system. One of the most common issues that hinders IAQ is having dirty ductwork, which …

Shopping for a Ventilation System? Take Our List With You

Shopping for a Ventilation System? Take Our List With You

September 9, 2014

If you’re shopping for ventilation system for a home that is tightly built, you need to bring fresh air into your home and improve your home’s indoor air quality. But what ventilation system is right for you and your Orlando area home?