Greenleaf Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, September 5th, 2022
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There are a variety of factors that can impact the comfort and health of your home. Indoor air quality is a very big one. Did you know that without the right products and services, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of the air outside?

Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mitigate this, and some of these steps don’t require you to buy any special equipment. Read on to learn more!

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How an Air Purifier Helps Your Home

Monday, April 18th, 2022
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When you hear the phrase “air quality,” you may likely think about the quality of the air outside, like mold or pollen levels. What many homeowners don’t realize, however, is that their indoor air quality can actually be worse than that outdoors–and considering that these days we’re spending a lot more time in our homes, on average, it means homeowners and their households are at higher risk of seeing the ill effects of poor indoor air quality.

Fortunately, there are solutions to this. There are a number of products and services on the market today that can significantly help improve indoor air quality. One of these products is a whole-house air purifier–a system designed to draw particles out of the air so you can breathe a little easier.

Read on to learn more!

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How to Help Your Household Breathe a Little Easier

Monday, March 21st, 2022
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How’s everyone feeling in your home these days? Health has been a huge focus for homeowners throughout the country the last couple of years, understandably. And while we can’t resolve all the health problems for you, we can certainly help you and your household breathe a little easier moving forward.

How so? With the professional installation of a whole-house air filtration system or air purifier.

“But wait, doesn’t my HVAC system already have an air filter?”

Yes, it does! But this filter actually isn’t designed to protect your indoor air quality. Instead, it is designed to protect the interior components of your HVAC system. For true indoor air quality protection, you’ll want a little help. Read on to learn more!

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What Can Be Done About Your Dry Air?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Did you know that dry air in your home can be just as bad as air that’s too humid? You’re probably much more familiar with the problems presented by too much moisture in the air–it makes you feel uncomfortable in the summertime, plus it can encourage the growth of mold and mildew in your property. Nobody wants that!

But dry air isn’t great either. The ideal relative humidity level in any given home is less than 50% but more than 30%. Anything under that 30% is considered “too dry.” But, why? And what can be done about it? Read on as we answer these questions in detail!

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How Could Your Home Benefit from Professional Duct Cleaning?

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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If you’re like the typical homeowner, you probably don’t know a whole lot about the air ducts running their way through your home. And this makes sense! After all, your ductwork is mostly hidden from view for a reason! You shouldn’t really need to think about the condition of ductwork too much; however, every now and then they need attention.

We don’t expect you to know all the ins and outs of your air ducts, but there are definitely a few things you should know about the impact that dirty ducts can have on your indoor air quality, and therefore your home.

Professional duct cleaning from a qualified team, like ours, is an excellent idea if you’re looking to not only improve your indoor air quality but help your HVAC systems perform more efficiently. Read on to learn more about why this is the case.

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How’s the State of Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

Perhaps your home seems to be comfortable “enough.” So, if someone asks you how your indoor air quality is, your response might be, “I don’t know, I guess it’s fine.” If this is indeed your response, have you really ever thought about how your indoor air quality and overall comfort could be much better than fine?

If you don’t already have indoor air quality systems in your home, then it’s likely that something is missing.

There are a number of indoor air quality products and services we offer that can benefit your home, with one of the most popular choices for homeowners being the whole-house air purifier.

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Is Professional Duct Cleaning Worth It?

Monday, June 28th, 2021

Look, we get it. If you’re like the average homeowner, then you probably don’t think a whole lot about the ductwork that is snaking its way through your home. This is because air ducts are usually hidden from view, and that’s for a reason. They’re not very pretty, right? Plus, they need to be well insulated in order to keep your home cool and comfortable in the summer, and efficiently warm in the winter.

You shouldn’t really need to think about the condition of your air ducts too often, but they do need attention every once in a while. While there’s no need for you to understand all the ins and outs of your ductwork, there are a few things we would like to share with you about how dirty ducts impact your home and why you need professional duct cleaning.

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Can a UV Air Purifier Really Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

The short answer to this is “yes” but don’t worry, we’ll elaborate further!

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First, it’s important that we stress why your indoor air quality matters. Too many homeowners hear the phrase indoor air quality and think that it just means ensuring the temperatures are right in your home. This is certainly an important part of your indoor air quality, but it’s not the only part by any means.

When we talk about your indoor air quality, we’re talking about the temperature, the humidity levels, and the level of contaminants in your home. Did you know that without the right indoor air quality products and services in place, the air inside your home can be more polluted than that of outdoors? This is because of how homes are built today—they use tight construction to allow for ideal HVAC efficiency, but this isn’t great news for your indoor air quality. A UV air purifier is one of the many solutions that can help with this! Read on to learn more.

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Choosing an Air Purifier for Your Home

Monday, April 5th, 2021
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Did you know that the quality of the air in your home could actually be worse than the quality of the air outdoors? In fact, this is true for most homes—especially those that don’t have the right indoor air quality solutions in place.

Today’s modern homes are designed with air conditioning and heating efficiency in mind. This means that they are built tightly so they don’t let any conditioned air out, or outside air into the home. This is fantastic for your HVAC costs every year, but it’s not great for your air quality. Among the numerous products and services we have to help with this is a whole-house air purifier.

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Here’s How to Boost Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
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Were you aware that the quality of the air inside your Whittier area home can actually be worse than that of outdoors? That is, unless you have the right indoor air quality solutions in place.

Chances are, you understand that dusty air is “bad.” It’s something you shouldn’t breathe in, and you probably keep your home pretty clean to account for that. But keeping a clean home isn’t the only contributing factor to improving your indoor air quality. In fact, poor IAQ can only add to your efforts of keeping a clean house!

There are contaminants and allergens to consider, as well as humidity levels. These all play a role in not only your household’s comfort but the efficiency and efficacy of your HVAC systems, too. Reach on to learn more…

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