We need air to survive. So why are we breathing in indoor air that is 2-10 times more polluted than outdoor air? Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is a multi billion dollar problem, contributing to issues such as medical problems/care and absenteeism. People spend 90% of our time inside, and with over 70,000 particles and organisms enter the average home on a daily basis. The air outside is actually cleaner than the air inside!
Legacy Heating and Cooling are leading Indoor Air Quality Experts!
There are multiple HVAC solutions that we can provide which will greatly assist you in improving the air you breathe!
Furnace Filters are an affordable option in improving indoor air quality! They reduce in-air pollutants, particles and organisms from between 25% - 99.99%! Also, by regularly maintaining and replacing the filter, the life and maintenance costs of your Furnace and AC units are greatly improved. A clean filter provides maximum and proper airflow to the systems. Clean and unclogged ventilation leads to a reduction in utility costs due to less strain on the system. Save between 5% - 15% in utility costs while breathing cleaner air!
Ultra Violet lights are a newer method of improving one's indoor air quality. UV lights have been shown to remove 97% of mold, bacteria, and other organic growths in the duct system! By keeping your ducting and coil clean of unwanted growths and microbes, you can save up to 35% energy costs! No debris in your ventilation means better airflow. Keep the bugs and mould out! Have a healthier home!
Air Cleaners and Purifiers remove up to 99.97% of air pollutants in your home! Cleaners and/or Purifiers that use filters such as HEPA and carbon are the most common types. Both visible and invisible air pollutants are eliminated in this process! As well, a benefit of the unit is that it helps remove unwanted odours. Smells such as cigarette smoke, oil and cooking fumes are removed from the air you breath. Breathe fresh air and easily!
As a result of using products like the above mentioned, indoor air quality can be greatly improved! Especially when combined as a whole home HVAC solution. Combining different clean air solutions leads to a multi layered approach of air quality.
In addition to the above information, below are some further improvements that should be considered.
Ask us how we can help improve the quality of the air you breathe!
Enjoy the benefit of breathing clean and also comfortable air while being indoors!