Indoor Air Quality Articles

Thermostat 101 Basics

August 30, 2022
A person fiddling with their thermostat.

In the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry, your thermostat is the undisputed leader of the heating and cooling team. It signals your furnace and air conditioner (AC) when to turn on and off. Whenever your thermostat detects a temperature change that’s different from the desired setting in your New Orleans home, it barks out a new directive to adjust the indoor climate.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

July 12, 2022
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control, Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to HVAC.com, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

March 15, 2022
Air Duct Cleaning

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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What Are Air Scrubbers?

December 16, 2021
Air Scrubbers

These days, you cannot help but think more about killing germs, staying healthy, and paying a little extra attention to personal hygiene. Given that most of us spend about 90 percent of our time indoors, effectively destroying viruses and bacteria is now very relevant to all of our lives. Air scrubbers use the latest advancements in residential indoor air quality (IAQ) technology to keep your Louisiana home healthy and safe.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

November 19, 2021
Humidifiers

No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm air, resulting in the dry air. While it can make for crisp mornings for walking, the lack of moisture in the air can also take its toll on you, your home, and your overall comfort.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

October 19, 2021
Zone Control

A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your Louisiana home needs at the time. It not only adds to the comfort level of your home but can also lower your energy bills.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

June 14, 2021
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Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

May 14, 2021
Dirty air filter

Replacing your clogged air filter can mean better health, increased comfort, and less impact on your pocketbook.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

December 14, 2020
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Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your New Orleans home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Leaky Ducts and You

March 19, 2020
Leaky Duct

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts.

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