Can You Clean Your HEPA Filters?

Can You Clean Your HEPA Filters?

It is the job of the air purifier filter to trap particles and prevent them from circulating throughout a room. Air-cleaning devices are used both in homes as well as offices, classrooms, and commercial spaces. They trap allergens such as dust, pet dander, and pollen. As filters remove particles, they become dirty over time. This […]

Health Effects of PM2.5, What Are They

Health Effects PM2.5

 If you’re concerned about how the air inside your home or workplace affects your health, you may have researched IAQ topics. IAQ stands for indoor air quality and since we spend the majority of our time in buildings, it’s important. Prolonged exposure to indoor pollutants leads to health issues such as asthma and respiratory diseases. […]

Effective Air Purifiers: Is Yours Doing Its Job?

Effective Air Purifiers

If you suffer from seasonal allergies caused by pollen or have dust allergies or asthma, perhaps you’ve tried an air purifier in your home or office. These air-cleaning devices remove pollutants from the air indoors. This includes dust and pollen but also mold, bacteria, viruses, and chemicals too. However, choosing effective air purifiers is important. […]

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. The purpose of this designation is to highlight the causes, symptoms, and treatments for these conditions. While there is no cure, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) seeks to educate Americans on ways to identify symptoms and reduce the triggers that affect millions of Americans. […]

Home Allergen Test Kits Let You Breathe Easy

Pet dander is an allergy trigger.

Home Allergen Test Kits We want to feel safe in our homes. For many of us, however, allergens and contaminants found in the home make us sick. There are different causes for this. For example, mold, dust, and pet dander can trigger an allergic response and various health symptoms and ailments. If this describes you, […]

IAQ and Ventilation in Building Management

IAQ and Ventilation for Building Management

Clean air is essential to our health. This is true both indoors and out. It’s true for workers in office buildings, factories, and warehouses. It’s also true for visitors to stores, restaurants, and gyms. Clean air is also important in the home. With the goal of cleaner indoor air in mind, the White House recently […]

Avoid Mold At Home with These 5 Tips

Avoid mold at home

Mold presents a problem for many homeowners. Mold thrives in a humid environment. As the weather warms up across the country, humidity levels begin to rise as well. This presents a challenge to maintaining proper indoor air quality. Take steps to protect yourself and your family and avoid mold at home. What is Mold Mold […]

Spring Cleaning and Allergies

Spring Cleaning and Allergies

For many people, spring cleaning is a time to open the windows and let fresh air inside. It’s a time to chase out the winter blues along with the dust. For allergy sufferers, however, it’s a challenge when dusting, vacuuming, and sweeping disturbs the very allergens you hope to eliminate. If this is you, then […]

UV Light For AC: Does It Protect Against Viruses?

UV light- air conditioners - HVAC

While the recent coronavirus pandemic appears to be receding, new variants give health officials cause for concern. Even as the immediate threat fades, the emergence of other viruses is only a matter of time. Frequent hand washing and the disinfection of hard surfaces is a good way to keep people safe from infection, but we […]