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Posts in Category ‘Indoor Air Quality’



Saving Energy and Money with Maximum HVAC Efficiency

Did you know that almost half the energy used in your home goes toward keeping your family comfortable? Heating and cooling a home can be very expensive, especially in the more extreme areas in the U.S. where seasonal weather is especially harsh. While Illinois summers are considered hot but endurable, our winters can be absolutely…




Phthalates: The Dangers of Air Fresheners

Air fresheners:  Stalwart champions of clean-smelling homes, furniture, and fabrics.  When you’re fighting the effects of a backed-up sink, spilled trash, or just a wet dog, the first thing we do is turn to an aerosol freshener, oil diffuser, or scented candle.  But scents aren’t just better air, they contain particles of trace chemicals designed…




Relieving Allergies and Asthma in the Home

We spend a lot of time indoors.  Whether it’s at work, school, or simply relaxing in the evening at home, the majority of our lives are spent in the safety of enclosed walls and climate controlled rooms.  While we worry about pollen, dirt, animals and the wealth of allergens in the great outdoors, we forget…




What’s in the Air?

It’s spring, so we know that love is in the air! But we also know that countless other particles, health hazards, and life factors are wafting, buzzing, and floating through each breath we take on a daily basis.  With quality central air systems, advanced filters, and climate controlled environments we tend to think that the…




Welcome Spring, and Spring Maintenance!

Matching the clockwork motion of heavens and the stars, spring once again greets us this Sunday!  March 20th is the first day of spring this year, as evidenced by the warming weather and the Daylight Saving Time jump this past Sunday.  Though we still have some chilly weather ahead, summer will be here before you…




How Effective Are Ultraviolet Air Purifiers?

The thought that bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms could be wafting through the air in your home, or resting in the folds of your air filter, can be frightening to some and disgusting to many others.  The promise of simple device to kill all of these contaminants passively seems too great an opportunity to pass…




Stop Furnace Odor

Your central heating system is great for maintaining comfort and health, but since the blower fan circulates warm air throughout your home, a single foul smell in the system will reach every corner of your home-life.  Fortunately, when there’s a bad smell you already know that a problem exists and you can take care of…




Which Furnace Filter Should I Use?

Filters are everywhere.  Your car has an air filter, an oil filter, and used to have a fuel filter known as a carburetor.  Of course, they all do the same thing: remove contaminants from a fluid.  Whether that fluid is air, water, oil, or gasoline, a filter removes dangerous or irritating particles from the flow….




Dusting, Filters, and Indoor Air Quality

Improving the quality of your indoor air can actually be far simpler than cleaning out the air ducts and replacing your air filter.  While both of those things are essential, and you should get your ventilation system cleaned every three to five years, there are things you can do regularly to keep the quality of…




Socks for Seniors!

You may have seen a few of our posts around the Socks for Seniors program.  We’re proud to be working with the folks at Socks to reach out to the senior citizens of our city during the holidays.  It’s important to remember that many of these people have been left behind but still struggle with…




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