What Variables Make Up Indoor Air Quality?

March 11, 2020

Most people assume the air in their home is healthy to breathe. Sadly, this usually isn’t the case. Indoor air quality is often two to five times worse than the air outdoors. These are the main pollutants in homes. Dust and Allergens Dust, mold, dust mites and allergens are in the air we breathe indoors. High amounts of these can result in shortness of breath and trouble sleeping. Low amounts can cause sneezing, headaches and itchy eyes. You can’t eliminate these, but you can mitigate them. One way is to use a HEPA

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How Does a Furnace Work?

February 10, 2020

Decades ago, a home’s furnace was fueled by wood and coal. Nowadays, they are mainly fueled by electricity or natural gas. Here are a few things to know about how your furnace heats your home to your desired temperature. Thermostat Whether you have an electric or gas furnace, it is controlled by a thermostat in your home. When your home’s heat drops below your set temperature, the thermostat sends a signal to your heating system to turn on. Once the desired temperature is reached, the thermostat tells your furnace to turn off. Electric

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