Indoor Air Quality and Your Homes Heating and Cooling System

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What Does the EPA say about Indoor Air Quality? The US Environmental Protection Agency states that poor indoor air quality is one of the top five environmental threats to our country. So why does the EPA feel so strongly about indoor air in homes and workplaces? Well, according to the EPA, indoor air is on… Read more »

How Do Air Ducts Get Dirty

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Compared to years ago when we heated our homes with wood or coal, a modern day heating system is a marvel of efficiency, reliability and convenience, but just like the old time systems these new systems get dirty and need to be cleaned and maintained. How does an HVAC system Work? Now you might be… Read more »

NADCA Energy Research Study

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For decades the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), has been educating consumers on the process and benefits of air duct cleaning. Currently there is research study underway to measure the correlation between energy pressure drop and energy savings. NADCA Energy Research Study In February 2008, NADCA entered into a partnership with the Colorado University… Read more »

Air Pollution in Energy Efficient Homes

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  Air sealing the building envelope is one of the most critical features of an energy efficient home.  As new homes grow increasingly tighter to achieve ever higher levels of energy efficiency, the potential for indoor air pollution also increases. Modern Construction During construction, there are hundreds of penetrations through a typical home’s exterior. These… Read more »

Top 10 Ways Homeowners Can Ensure Good Indoor Air Quality

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Ensuring good indoor air quality is easy once you have an understanding of the components that effect your homes environment.  Using the steps below, perform a quick checklist to improve your indoor quality. Setting the Standard for Indoor Air Quality ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers developed Standard 62.2, Ventilation… Read more »

5 Tips to Keep You Furnace Efficient 


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To keep your heating bills low, you need to keep your furnace running efficiently. Here are 5 tips to keep your furnace working at peak performance. Before Winter, Have Furnace Inspected Before the first use, have the have the furnace inspected by a professional HVAC contractor.  The furnace contractor will inspect the furnace to make… Read more »