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 »

Ventilation System Mold Remediator

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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 »

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 »

Fiberglass Air Duct Liners | A Serious Indoor Air Quality Concern

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Most commercial air duct systems are internally lined with fiberglass duct liners.  Deteriorating fiberglass duct liner is a very common cause for indoor air quality complaints and adverse health effects. Fiberglass Duct Liner Fiberglass internal duct liner is commonly used in many commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.  Fiberglass duct liner provides sound… Read more »

Pigeons Cause Devastating Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Problems

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Pigeon problems have devastating effects on the heating and cooling components and indoor air quality of a commercial facility.  Pigeon problems affect employees, maintenance personnel and potentially customers. HVAC Systems Make Perfect Pigeon Coups Unfortunately, rooftop heating and cooling units are a perfect place for pigeons to nest.  To seek shelter from the elements, pigeons… Read more »