Poor indoor air quality will have an adverse effect on both the health and welfare of the occupants and the structure of the home. Both visible and hidden damage to the structure may be caused by prolonged buildup of moisture levels in the walls and attic.
Methods to improve and control air quality include:
• ventilation (primary solution)
• filtration (air cleaning)
• air conditioning
• humidification (humidity to be kept between 30-50 %)
• local exhaust fans
Air filters can combat indoor pollution by capturing allergy causing particles like pollen, mold, and pet dander. A dirty filter can waste energy by slowing down air flow making your heating or cooling system work harder to maintain desired temperature. There are many different types of filters. Read more….
Carbon monoxide (CO) is often referred to as the “silent killer” because it is a toxic gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It is very difficult for people to detect so it is important to have a carbon monoxide detector. Read more….
Electronic Air Cleaners
While portable air cleaners are pretty effective for individual rooms, an electronic air filter is good for the whole home. The filter is installed in your central heating and cooling system and cleans the air going through your ductwork. Read more….
Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers
Do you need a humidifier or dehumidifier? Too much moisture or very dry air from lack of humidity can damage your home. We carry products that remove or add moisture to your whole home. Read more….
Heat Recovery Ventilator
Heat recovery ventilators are required by most building codes in today’s tightly sealed homes. New homes are being built more energy efficient and are more airtight. To prevent air quality problems such as excess humidity, pollutants, and odour in your home you may consider a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) Read more….