If you are concerned about the air quality in your Henderson, NV home or business, there are ways to keep it clean. Some of these methods involve lifestyle changes, while others include installing mechanical devices that work with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, creating cleaner air throughout the living space.
Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality
As buildings become more airtight for better energy efficiency, they lose natural ventilation. Poor ventilation leads to buildup of pollutant, including:
- Airborne particles, such as dust, pollen, and animal dander.
- Gaseous pollutants, such as secondhand smoke, fumes from gas and propane appliances, radon and carbon monoxide.
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from paint, furnishings, cosmetics, pesticides and other common household products.
- Biological pollutants, including viruses, bacteria and spores.
The EPA recommends removing sources of pollutants, increasing ventilation, and using air cleaners to improve indoor air quality. You can prevent some of those sources from entering your home by not smoking indoors, cleaning and vacuuming regularly, and using products that contain VOCs outdoors or in well-ventilated areas. Installing air cleaners adds a mechanical method of improving indoor air quality as well.
Air Scrubbers and Purifiers
Several products work with HVAC systems to freshen and clean the air, including:
- Air purifiers remove contaminants.
- Whole-house ventilation systems bring in fresh outdoor air and remove stale indoor air.
- Upgraded filtration captures more contaminants.
- UV lights kill pathogens in ducts.
- Humidification control systems keep humidity at levels that discourage visits from dust mites and insects.
Air scrubbers remove airborne contaminants, keeping the indoor air fresh and clean. At Infinity Heating and Cooling, we offer air purifiers that remove 99.98% of airborne pollutants and Aerus Air Scrubber Plus that cleanse the air and surfaces 24 hours a day. Our licensed service technicians can recommend products that will work with your system and meet your indoor air quality needs.
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