Posts Tagged ‘IAQ’
How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?
UV lamps work with the HEPA filtration system to rid the indoor air of germs, particulates, and allergens. The lamps deactivate the DNA of organisms it comes in contact with. When that happens, the organisms are unable to replicate, and this is how they die. These lamps are available as standalone units or as units…Read More
How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally
Most people believe that air pollution mainly happens outdoors due to congestion in the cities, power stations, and industrial exhaust emissions. Surprisingly, indoor air isn’t as clean as we’d wish to believe. In fact, it often contains more contaminants than the outdoor air. Some pollution sources inside your home include dust, radon, chemicals from cleaners,…Read More
What Do UV Lights Do For HVAC Systems?
Since their invention, ultraviolet rays have been widely adapted for multiple uses, even in HVAC systems. The beams are beneficial in maintaining good indoor air quality. There are two types of UV rays that work along with an HVAC unit. The coil-sanitizing lights are the most common, installed directly on the air conditioning coils and…Read More
What are VOCs and How do they Affect your Indoor Air?
You want to have healthy air throughout your home. However, some everyday household products can affect the quality of your indoor air. These chemicals are known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and they can cause health problems for certain people. Here are a few things that you will want to know about these chemicals so…Read More
World Health Organization Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality
The World Health Organization, or WHO, is a group of health scientists, doctors, and public health specialists who create guidelines around all types of issues that affect human health, including indoor air quality. The indoor air in most homes is two to five times more polluted than the outside air, and the air in Hudson,…Read More
How To Choose The Right IAQ Product For My Needs
Managing your indoor air quality (IAQ) can help improve your health and comfort. There are all sorts of types of IAQ products, and each one has its own pros and cons. To figure out which product is right for your home, it is helpful to learn a little about all your options. MERV and HEPA…Read More
How Does Poor Air Quality Affect Your Health?
The rate of lung disease has risen among people in recent years. Many would like to blame this on smoking, but the truth is fewer people are smoking than ever. Poor air quality is at least partly to blame for this situation. When you think about poor air quality, you are likely to attribute it…Read More
How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Our Health?
You spend a great deal of time inside your home, and studies have shown that the concentration of allergens and pollutants inside houses can be up to five times what is found outdoors. The effects of poor indoor air quality are worse for those who are elderly, ill, young, or living with medical conditions that…Read More