Air Pathways and Indoor Air Quality

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

Air pathways are a key component of indoor air quality. Understanding and improving air pathways will greatly improve your indoor air quality. Understanding Air Pathways Air flow is created by pressure differentials.  Air flow always flows from higher relative pressure to lower relative pressure.  Air will flow through any available opening (pathway) in an attempt… Read more »

Improve Indoor Air Quality by Understanding Air Pressurization

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

Several factors contribute to poor indoor air quality that can be easily controlled. Air pressurization greatly affects the indoor air quality of a home or building. Pressurization Air flow is created by pressure differentials.  Air flow always flows from higher relative pressure to lower relative pressure.  If more air is supplied to a room than… Read more »

10 Tips to Lowering Dust Within Your Home 


Posted by & filed under Air Duct Cleaning, Allergies & Asthma, Understanding Ventilation Systems.

While you will never be able to completely rid your home of dust.  Here are 10 great tips to reduce the amount of dust and other allergy-aggravating particles from your home. Establish a Regular Cleaning Schedule When there are long periods of time between cleanings it makes the work much harder.  Develop a routine cleaning… Read more »

Types of Air Ducts

Posted by & filed under Air Conditioning, Heating, Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Air ducts are used to distribute air through out a building, or to exhaust air outside of a building. The most common are: sheet metal, fiberglass lined, fiberboard, and flex-line air ducts. Sheet Metal Air Ducts The most common type of ridged air duct is constructed of galvanized steel or aluminum. They may be round,… Read more »

Care for Your Air Conditioning System

Posted by & filed under Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Air conditioning units require regular maintenance to keep them working at an optimal level. Follow these guidelines to ensure your air conditioner is working efficiently. Conduct Regular Maintenance Hire a professional HVAC person to regularly inspect your air conditioning system.  Make any necessary repairs in a timely manner. The longer you put off repairs, the… Read more »

5 Tips to Keep You Furnace Efficient 


Posted by & filed under Understanding Ventilation Systems.

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 »

Easy Tips to Keep Your Ducts Clean

Posted by & filed under Understanding Ventilation Systems.

Keeping air ducts clean can help keep indoor air quality healthy. Follow these simple tips to reduce dust and other build up in your air ducts. Change Furnace Filters Routine air filter maintenance is the most effective means of keeping your air ducts clean. Proper selection, routine exchange, and the proper fit of you furnace… Read more »