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Things That Can Impact Your Home’s Regular IAQ This Summer

Healthy indoor air quality (IAQ) doesn’t happen by accident. Nor can any single solution address all indoor-environment issues. Because today’s energy-efficient homes are constructed with more stringent standards for airtightness in mind, pollutants tend to accumulate to higher levels, and IAQ issues are more impactful. Research and technology now offer a wider range of options [...]

By |2020-06-18T20:25:21+00:00June 19th, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Things That Can Impact Your Home’s Regular IAQ This Summer

Learn All About Air Movement and It’s Effects on IAQ

The way air flows in your Eastern North Carolina home affects how comfortable you feel and how healthy the air is. Air movement can affect your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) and interior comfort in certain ways. Knowing how air movement can impact your comfort level and IAQ is an important part of maintaining a [...]

By |2020-05-01T15:00:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Learn All About Air Movement and It’s Effects on IAQ

This Season Brings Spring Allergens That Can Affect IAQ

Spring allergens present a seasonal threat to healthy indoor air quality in many homes. Allergic reactions typically originate from two airborne sources: plant pollen and mold spores. Pollen Microscopic pollen grains released by trees in the spring easily infiltrate homes. Indoors, pollen triggers allergic responses when inhaled by susceptible individuals. Because the entire air volume [...]

By |2020-04-02T18:38:55+00:00April 7th, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on This Season Brings Spring Allergens That Can Affect IAQ

How to Make the Air in Your Home Healthy for Mom and Baby

Having poor indoor air quality (IAQ) in your Eastern North Carolina home can put you at risk for health problems. When you or a loved one in your home are expecting, it’s even more important to make sure you have good IAQ. Knowing more about IAQ needed for pregnant women can help ensure that you [...]

By |2020-02-28T01:37:22+00:00March 12th, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on How to Make the Air in Your Home Healthy for Mom and Baby

Don’t Let Your Home’s Air Quality Get You Down. Learn How to Measure It.

Because every breath counts, knowing a few things about ways to measure air quality in your home can help safeguard yourself, your family, and your guests. Exposure to contaminated indoor air quality can cause physical symptoms from simple annoyance or irritation to allergic reactions to potential chronic illness. DIY air-quality test kits are marketed for [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:07:25+00:00February 25th, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Don’t Let Your Home’s Air Quality Get You Down. Learn How to Measure It.

How Daycare Indoor Air Quality Can Help Prevent the Spread of Illnesses

Children can be particularly susceptible to germs and disease. When there are a large group of childeren together in one room, the opportunity for the spread of infection increases, especially during the cold and flu season. That's why the indoor air quality at day care centers is so important. Good air quality helps to eliminate [...]

By |2019-12-20T18:25:12+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on How Daycare Indoor Air Quality Can Help Prevent the Spread of Illnesses

Winter HVAC Tips: The Right Air Filter for You

Since there's a good chance that you'll be using your furnace on a regular basis this winter, it's important that you choose the right type of air filter to keep the air flowing and clean. Here, we're going to briefly discuss the importance of changing your air filter, and then we'll take a look at [...]

By |2019-11-26T01:49:57+00:00December 26th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Winter HVAC Tips: The Right Air Filter for You

How to Assess the Air Quality in Your Restaurant

Running a successful restaurant consists of keeping it clean and healthy, which includes the indoor air quality. Even in the best restaurants, a number of issues can lower its IAQ. Here's how to spot those problems, as well as some steps you can take to improve your restaurant's air quality. Finding Restaurant Air Quality Problems [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:00:23+00:00December 19th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on How to Assess the Air Quality in Your Restaurant

Can Decking the Halls Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?

It's Christmas time! Time to put up the tree and get the decorations out of the attic. Be cautious, because Christmas decorations can be detrimental to your indoor air quality. Here's how you can counteract their effects. Holiday IAQ Hazards A live tree looks, feels, and smells more festive than an artifical one. Unfortunately, it [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:10:47+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Can Decking the Halls Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?

How to Deal with Unique HVAC Needs for Veterinary Clinics

HVAC considerations are important in any building, but especially one where health is a priority. This means hospitals, of course, but also includes veterinary facilities. How do you make sure your HVAC system is equipped to meet your animal patients' needs? Here are some considerations for HVAC needs for veterinary clinics. Temperature Considerations Different animals [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:30:19+00:00October 10th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on How to Deal with Unique HVAC Needs for Veterinary Clinics