Posts Categorized: Indoor Air Quality

How To Ventilate My Bathroom? – Understanding The Importance of Bathroom Ventilation

How To Ventilate My Bathroom_ - Understanding The Importance of Bathroom Ventilation

When it comes to the topic of HVAC, the “V” which stands for ventilation, is often overlooked by homeowners and home builders alike. Unfortunately, what many people don’t realize is that improper ventilation can be harmful to both your home and your health. This is especially important when it comes to your home’s bathroom.  If… Read more »

What does MERV rating mean on a furnace filter? Why should I care?

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MERV is an abbreviation for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. Your filters MERV rating tells you, on a scale of 1-16, how effectively your filter traps the small particles you don’t want to circulate through your home such as dust, pollen, mold, and other irritants. The higher the MERV rating, the more efficient the filter will be… Read more »

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality With Houseplants

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Ordinary houseplants are trending. That’s if you put them in the shower. Shower plants are a Pinterest thing. If that’s not your thing, houseplants anywhere in your house will do. They increase your whole home comfort for less by improving your indoor air quality.

3 Reasons A Whole-House Humidifier Is The Best Choice

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UPDATED 4/4/2018 It sure looks pretty when snow coats the ground during the winter. We need that beautiful scenery because there are many unpleasant effects of that cold, dry air outside. It increases allergy symptoms such as dry noses, itchy skin, and sore throats. It also contributes to respiratory problems like asthma. A whole-house humidifier… Read more »