Increasing Indoor Air Quality

 

Indoor Air Quality can have a huge impact on health and wellness. It can cause or contribute to infections, lung cancer, and chronic lung diseases like asthma. There are products and other items that can pollute indoor air unbeknownst to homeowners.

Below are some of the air pollution offenders:

  • Asbestos
  • Bacteria and viruses
  • Building and paint products
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Carpets
  • Cleaning supplies and chemicals
  • Cockroaches
  • Dust mites and dust
  • Floods and water damage
  • Formaldehyde
  • Lead
  • Mold
  • Per dander
  • Radon
  • Residential wood burning
  • Secondhand smoke

The experts at Diamond Heating and Cooling would like to educate and help homeowners integrate these three major components to ensure good indoor air quality:

  1. Filtration

This refers to the filter for the HVAC system. There are many filters available to reduce the pollutants in the home. Diamond Heating and Cooling can help homeowners choose the right filter for their system and needs. Homeowners should also remember to change the filter every three months to keep the system running efficiently.

  1. Germicidal

Germicidal air purifiers can make a huge difference in indoor air quality. Using ultraviolet light, natural silver, and sterilizing heat they eliminate airborne pathogens from the home. Many of them have been tested and proven effective against germs that can cause the flu, colds, strep throat, staph infections, and even tuberculosis.

  1. Oxidation

Advanced Oxidation creates an airborne plasma consisting of friendly oxidizers. The process is basically like misting the air with an atomized or very fine mist of hydrogen peroxide. This helps to destroy harmful microbes in the air.

If indoor air quality is causing colds, asthma attacks, or other health issues, give Diamond Heating and Cooling a call. They can help reinforce a home’s air filtration to reduce respiratory issues and sickness.

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