As you watch the days go by, and the holidays impending, there are some things that you ought to do in preparation. One of these things is scheduling for your heating and cooling system maintenance before the holiday festivities in your home.
We spend about 90% of our time indoors; hence, common indoor pollutants such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen dioxide can affect your pregnancy. Recent research indicates that air pollution can adversely impact your pregnancy; hence, it may be time to look at your HVAC system.
Every HVAC system has an air filter. This filter works to trap unwanted allergens and debris from the air in your home. Choosing the right type of filter can affect the overall performance of your HVAC system.
Air purifiers are a great asset for any home to enhance the air quality indoors. Those who have trouble with allergies can especially benefit from air purifiers as they filter out unwanted allergens and pollutants from the air.
Humidity becomes a larger concern during the cold winter months because you turn on the furnace to warm up. While this increases heat, the amount of moisture remains the same. Thus, relative humidity decreases, and you may notice familiar signs of lack of moisture.
When is the last time you thought about your indoor air quality? Due to the push for improved energy efficiency and lower utility bills, most modern homes are extremely airtight. This means that indoor and outdoor air do not merge unless a door or window is opened.