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    Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality This Winter

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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    Indoor air quality is a major concern for many people. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) also considers indoor air quality one of the biggest threats to our health. Are you ready to improve your home’s air quality and your family’s health? Check out our tips for improving indoor air quality this winter:

    1. During the warmest hours of the day, open a few windows. Bringing in fresh outdoor air is the quickest way to push out pollutants and improve your home’s air quality.
    2. Reduce or remove sources of indoor air pollution. Ask smokers and vapers to step outside. Have your gas stove adjusted to reduce natural gas emissions. Run your hood fan whenever you cook a meal.
    3. Beef up your home’s HVAC filtration capabilities. An easy way to accomplish this is to use higher quality air filters. If that doesn’t give you the desired results, consider adding an auxiliary air filtration system to your HVAC equipment.
    4. Have your air ducts cleaned by a professional. Years of dust, dander and hair accumulate in our air ducts. Flushing out all that crud can go a long way toward reducing dust and improving the air in your house.
    5. Upgrade your old HVAC system to an option that brings in outdoor air whenever it runs. Old furnaces rely on a tightly sealed home. Newer systems heat outdoor air instead, refreshing indoor air every time they run.

    Imrove Your Home’s Air Quality This Winter with Certified Electric

    Ready to discover your home’s best options for improved indoor air quality? Certified Electric can help. Contact Us for fast advice from our HVAC experts.