how can you improve indoor air quality

No one likes being sick. Yet, we can become sick more frequently if we have poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Some ill health effects show up shortly after a single exposure to a pollutant. While other health effects may not show up until there is repeated exposure to the pollutant. You may not even realize the indoor air is making you sick. How can you improve indoor air quality in your home?

Aspire Heating and Cooling has several products to eliminate indoor air pollution at a reasonable price. We can give your home a free indoor air quality assessment to see which product will best suit your needs.

What is indoor air quality?

According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), IAQ describes how inside air can affect a person’s health and comfort. Notably, some good qualities of indoor air quality include comfortable temperature, adequate ventilation and average humidity.

With this in mind, sometimes poor ventilation causes poor indoor air quality in your home. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has signs to look for to determine if your home’s ventilation needs to improve. These include:

• Moisture condensation on windows or walls

• Smelly or stuffy air

• Dirty central heating and air-cooling equipment

• Areas where books, shoes, or other items become moldy

Furthermore, mold growth seems to be one of the more pervasive problems. It likes damp, moist conditions; however, its spores can exist under the harshest conditions. In addition, recent studies have indicated a link between exposure to mold and health issues. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), exposure to mold may cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, or coughing. Moreover, people with mold allergies may have more severe reactions. Finally, studies have indicated a link between children who develop asthma and their exposure to mold at an early age.

Aspire Heating and Cooling can help remove mold from your environment. Presently, we have several products to meet different residential systems and budgets. Call us today at 336-936-9111 for an assessment of your indoor air quality.

The Most Common Causes of Indoor Pollutants

Dust is one of those things we continually battle and never seem to win the war. But, keeping dust out of your home is more than just a cleanliness thing. Chiefly, dust is a form of particle pollution. Thus, it can cause respiratory distress. Even more, particle pollution, like dust, can also cause heart distress.

While dust is a common pollutant, it is not the only form of air pollution in your home. According to the Emory University School of Medicine, some of the top common causes of indoor air pollution include:

  • Second-hand smoke
  • Combustion, or burning from, improperly maintained or ventilated gas stoves, fireplaces, kerosene heaters
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from paint fumes and fumes from furnishings such as carpets
  • Bio-allergens caused by cockroach antigen, molds, dust mites, and cat antigen

When faced with indoor air pollution, how can you improve indoor air quality in your home? Aspire Heating and Cooling has 2 products to helps to remove air pollution. Our Cold Plasma Air Purification Device kills mold, bacteria, and viruses. In addition, this device helps to control asthma and allergens. Our Air Knight 24V 1000-6000 CFM also reduces mold, bacteria, viruses. VOCs and smoke. If you’d like to learn more about either of these products, call one of our experts at 336-936-9111.

How Can You Improve Indoor Air Quality without Breaking the Bank?

Whereas you can’t always avoid all pollutants, Aspire Heating, Cooling, & Electrical can help improve indoor air quality. We offer a comprehensive range of services and state-of-the-art products to combat indoor air concerns throughout the entire home. Virtually silent, incorporated into your existing HVAC system, we have options such as air purifiers or humidifiers. These products can provide immediate, significant and sustainable results.

At Aspire Heating & Cooling we provide honest pricing and reliable solutions that give you long-term peace of mind. We realize, sometimes you just don’t have the savings when you need to upgrade your system. That’s why we have financing options like 0% down, low monthly payments and low interest rates. In addition, we have discounts for veterans and seniors. Don’t wait until you are sick to install an indoor air quality system in your house. Call Aspire Heating and Cooling today at 336-936-9111.

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