Climate Experts Air and Heat Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Insulation Affects Indoor Air Quality

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Anyone can tell you that the purpose of insulation is to insulate: to keep warmth in and cold out during the winter, and to keep coolness in and heat out during the summer. Of course, this is its stated purpose. So generally, we only think of insulation in this way. Perhaps, if it’s hard to heat or cool our homes or we have certain walls that feel cold in winter or hot in summer, it crosses our minds that that wall is poorly insulated, or that we need more insulation. 

But that’s not all there is to this story. Your insulation, lack of insulation, type of insulation, and the condition of your insulation can have major impacts on your indoor air quality. What are some of the ways that your insulation affects the air you breathe? We’d be happy to explain.

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Why You Should Have a Whole-House Air Purifier Installed

Monday, September 19th, 2022

As we move toward the season when folks gather indoors more often, you may be thinking about ways to keep your home ready for guests, and ways to keep your guests comfortable and happy in your home. You may also be thinking about how to take steps to reduce risks to their health and yours. A whole-house air purifier can offer you some peace of mind, so you can relax and breathe a little easier while you enjoy autumn celebrations with your friends and family.

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Benefits of a Whole House Air Purifier

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

When the weather forecast talks about air quality being impacted by wildfires or pollen, you are likely to hear the advice to stay indoors. The fact of the matter is, Americans are already indoors the vast majority of the time. But what if the indoor air quality in your home is also lower than you’d like?

Newer homes are more airtight than construction used to be, and this is great for energy efficiency. But it also means that if something is compromising your indoor air quality, you’re pretty much stuck with it. Or you could consider the possibility that a whole house air purifier might be the perfect choice for you. 

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