Phoenix is rated one of the worst cities in the United States in regards to air quality. Unfortunately, that poor outdoor air quality can very easily trickle into poor indoor air quality (IAQ). According to a report from the American Lung Association, Phoenix ranked amongst the worst cities in the nation in regards to overall air quality that has a proven link to negatively affect those with asthma or allergies and can also weaken immune systems. Increasing your IAQ offers some incredible benefits. Better air quality for your home or business is a tremendous asset to your health and to your wallet. Follow along with some easily implemented strategies to help improve your indoor air quality and your quality of living.
For anyone with asthma or allergies that are looking to alleviate some of their symptoms, their HVAC might contain a solution. Air purifiers are safe, easy to use, and are inexpensive. No one likes having respiratory problems. Poor indoor air quality can be tied to flare ups of respiratory symptoms. Recently, the NY Times reviewed and gave their recommendations on some of the best purifiers based on extensive research and gave their reasoning for each selection. For anyone looking to remove allergens, dust, pollen, mold, mildew, spores, pet dander, dust mites and more, these air purifiers are a surefire method.
One of your best tools in the fight for improved IAQ are the techniques and practices anyone can implement to reduce the negative airborne irritants at the source. Stop the dust and dirt from entering your home with some easy to do changes. Easy things like removing your shoes upon entry has been proven to be an effective way to keep from tracking those irritants. In addition, regular and frequent dusting has a great impact on IAQ. Many of the causes of problems in your home are odorless according to a professor from Harvard Medical School. The process of cleaning up the home of these dangerous pollutants has the added benefit of improving the performance of your HVAC system. These microscopic particles can cause build-ups in filters and get trapped, reducing efficiency and efficacy.
For many people, keeping themselves and their families healthy and safe is a top priority. Especially for those with respiratory problems, but also true for everyone, an air purifier is a great way to improve health and increase the indoor air quality for your home. This helps people with allergies, asthma, and has also been shown to be effective against pet odors. The Innovative Heating and Air Conditioning team offers evaluations and installations to help find you the best solution for your unique context.