Hazards of Mold in Your Ductwork

Posted by & filed under Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Restoration, Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Mold contamination within air duct systems can pose detrimental health effects to building occupants if left uncorrected.  If mold exists within your air ducts make a plan to investigate the source of the problem, isolate the problem area, and remove the contaminants. Understanding Mold Molds are part of the natural environment. Molds are fungi that… Read more »

Dangers of Air Duct Cleaning Chemicals

Posted by & filed under Air Duct Cleaning, Air Duct Cleaning Reviews, Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Restoration, Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Air duct cleaning service providers may tell you that they need to apply a chemical biocide to the inside of your ducts to kill bacteria (germs), and fungi (mold) and prevent future biological growth.   Careful consideration should be taken before allowing the application of chemicals within your air ducts.  Due to the varying ranges of… Read more »

How Humid Climates Affect Indoor Air Quality and Comfort

Posted by & filed under Air Conditioning, Air Duct Cleaning, Heating, Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Regional climate plays a large role in Indoor Air Quality and comfort.  Regional climate characteristics are determined by geographic location and long term weather conditions.  Two of the most important factors that affect an areas climate are temperature and precipitation. What makes Humid Climates Uncomfortable? Humid climates have a high amount of water vapor in… Read more »

Ventilation System Mold Remediator

Posted by & filed under Ductworks Press Release, Mold, Restoration.

Local HVAC System Cleaning Contractor Achieves Prestigious Certification WASHINGTON, DC – Local contractors Edward Frisk, and Jason Erb of Ductworks, Inc. have successfully completed the training and examination process to be certified as a Ventilation System Mold Remediator. The certification, which is administered by NADCA – The HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association, is recognized… Read more »

Allergen Test Kit Featured on FOX 31 KDVR Martino TV

Posted by & filed under Allergies & Asthma, Duct Cleaning Videos, Ductworks Press Release, Mold.

Ductworks, Inc. and National Jewish Health Featured On FOX 31 / KDVR: Martino TV Consumer advocate Tom Martino featured the Family Air Kit®, an allergen and mold Test Kit,  developed by National Jewish Health that tests for substances that can cause allergic and asthmatic reactions. Tom Martino and  Paula Haddock interviewed Jeffery Nathanson, the Executive… Read more »

Green Air Duct Cleaning

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Green air duct cleaners employ advanced methods and materials specifically for green cleaning.   They make an extra effort to not allow any dust to escape outdoors or indoors, and only use natural cleaning products. Clean & Maintained Air Duct Cleaning Equipment Green air duct cleaning companies ensure that equipment is cleaned and maintained to prevent… Read more »

How Indoor Air Quality Affects People

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The greatest difficulty in solving indoor air quality problems is that effects on people can vary.  One of a pollutant can have a completely different effect on two different people.  While pollutants found in indoor air can be responsible for many harmful effects, there is considerable uncertainty as to what concentrations or periods of exposure… Read more »

Ductworks Collaborates with National Jewish Health® to Help Families Detect Allergens at Home

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Ductworks, Inc., is collaborating with National Jewish Health to provide a comprehensive approach to controlling symptoms for people who suffer from allergies and asthma. National Jewish has developed a diagnostic kit to assess the allergen levels in indoor environments. Ductworks and National Jewish Health are working together on marketing and distribution of the Family Air… Read more »

10 Things You Should Know About Mold

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Mold occur naturally, and most common types of fungi are not hazardous to healthy individuals.  However, people with allergies, asthma or weakened immune systems are more likely to react to mold.  Listed below are 10 things you should know about mold according to the EPA. Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include… Read more »