Powell Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘IAQ’

How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, May 9th, 2022

You work hard to keep your home spotless. But while everything else in your home may seem clean and pristine, there may be harmful allergens and contaminants hiding in the air. These airborne pollutants can lead to health complications and infections, especially for those with a compromised immune system.

How can you tell if your home has been infiltrated by allergens? Today we go over the warning signs of poor air quality. We also give you tips for cleaning the air in your home and keeping harmful airborne contaminants at bay.

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Do I Need Better Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, December 6th, 2021

It’s no secret that indoor air quality, or IAQ, is essential. From the effects of poor IAQ on our health to its impact on building operations and maintenance costs, everyone can agree that improving IAQ is a good idea.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) studies, more than 50% of Americans spend 90% of their time indoors.

That means if your buildings are not properly maintaining their air quality, then you may be breathing in contaminated air every day!

So, indoor air quality in Reno, NV, is essential all year round. But it’s especially crucial during the fall and winter months.

Why? Because poor indoor air quality can aggravate respiratory problems, worsen allergies and asthma symptoms, and lead to several other health issues.

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