When you are at home and away from the stress of the world, you want to ensure that the environment is comfortable and relaxing. Fortunately, there are many ways to ensure that the air inside your Hillsborough, NC, home is pleasant and beneficial. Here are a few ways that you can improve your home’s air quality.
1. Improve Ventilation
Proper ventilation keeps the air in your home healthy and fresh. However, if your intake of circulating air is drawn from the outside without filtering, you can actually make your indoor air quality worse by allowing allergens and dust inside the home. A good way to bring filtered air inside your home is by the use of energy-efficient heat recovery ventilators that work in tandem with your air system. This allows filtered fresh air to be drawn inside by using heat energy to do the work.
2. Balance Humidity Levels
The humidity levels in your home can affect your indoor air quality negatively. If your humidity levels are too high, you can be at risk of biological growth, which causes allergic reactions. Biological growth can also potentially damage your home. If your humidity levels are too low, then that can cause irritation in your sinuses and general discomfort. Using humidifiers and dehumidifiers can help you keep your humidity at a comfortable level.
3. Install an Air Purifier
Once you’ve adjusted and corrected your ventilation and humidity, you may still want to use additional measures to purify your indoor air. If you suffer from allergies or have an immune disorder, you will want your air as contaminant-free as possible. There are many effective products that can be used in conjunction with your HVAC system, such as whole-house purifiers that are placed in the ductwork. You can also use whole-house filters as air-scrubbers to remove dust and pollen.
To learn more about how to have healthy indoor air quality, call A&E Heating and Air Conditioning today.
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