Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Air Purification FAQ

Monday, February 8th, 2021

It’s no secret that air purification is becoming a top priority in many homes across the tri-state area. While we sit in the midst of a global pandemic, it’s becoming more and more important to address the problem of viruses, bacteria, and mold in the air of our homes. That’s why air purification has become a topic of dinner-time conversations around the country, and we’re here to help make people more informed.

What misconceptions are being propagated about these devices? What do homeowners need to know before they call an HVAC company in White Plains, NY? How does an air purifier actually work?

These are questions that might be tricky to answer online, since sources can be less than reputable. Our team always provides information that’s backed up by years of service in the industry, so we always know what we’re talking about.

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Duct for Cover! The Problems with Ducts in Disrepair

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

We could talk for hours about air ducts. Seriously, these parts of our HVAC systems might not seem like that big of a deal, but they’re special places. They are responsible for transporting the cooled or heated air from an HVAC system directly into a home. Without them, an HVAC system would just push an uneven flow of air from wherever the system was, leaving certain rooms uncomfortable.

What can possibly go wrong with air ducts? Can’t anyone just use duct tape to clear up the leaks and gaps? Plenty can go wrong with the air ducts in a home, and duct tape is far from the best solution. In fact, duct tape is inappropriately named because it’s so bad at solving air duct issues.

Call our team for duct services in White Plains, NY as we talk about the problems people in our area face every year.

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The Five Levels of Poor Air Quality

Friday, October 30th, 2020

It’s always been tough trying to get homeowners to understand the importance of their indoor air quality. We’ve used everything from funny puns, to informative blocks of text, but nothing seems to work as well as a quick and easy to understand breakdown of the facts. That’s what we’re going to do here today.

Simply put: there are five important levels of indoor air quality contaminants. These matter dearly to everyone who values the safety and comfort of their indoor air. This list exists regardless of what kinds of HVAC services in Hawthorne, NY are offered. That’s why we find them so important.

If anyone can manage each of these levels for their indoor air, we promise that a home will be healthier. We can help install air purifiers, repair air filtration systems, and whatever else is needed on the mission to keep indoor air clean!

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Air Purification: Here’s Why It Matters

Monday, July 27th, 2020

We don’t have to convince people that their health matters. Anyone can find articles, blog posts, and videos all over the web that talk about how to make positive impacts on someone’s health. We’d like to take a crack at it and talk about how important indoor air quality is to anyone’s health. To be specific, we’re here to talk about air purification.

When it comes to HVAC services in Queens, NY—air pollution should be on the forefront of anyone’s mind. The “V” in “HVAC” stands for ventilation, which means having conditioned, clean air brought into a home. If anyone out there is struggling to breathe healthy air in their home, then we urge them to continue reading this post. We’re going to talk about the effectiveness of air purifiers and how they work. It’s time to make some big impacts on indoor air quality today.

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Stay Comfortable This Summer with a Dehumidifier!

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Many homeowners stop after the purchase of an air conditioning system, thinking they’re in the clear. As long as the air cools to a temperature specified on the thermostat, everything should be perfectly comfortable right? Well, not exactly.

Temperature is only one side of a two-faced coin when it comes to home comfort. In order for an air conditioning system to function as well as it should, humidity should be taken into account. For homes that can’t quite get to that cooled down temperature, perhaps its time to look into the local White Plains HVAC company like ours for comprehensive dehumidifier support.

Dehumidifiers are incredible systems that can pull the excess moisture from the air, effectively lowering the temperature and making it easier for an air conditioner to function. Let’s take a look at why.

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Why Is My Cough Not Getting Better?

Monday, April 20th, 2020

Indoor air quality service isn’t just for comfort purposes, it’s also for improving the health of homeowners in our area. Coughing, sneezing, and trouble breathing can all be helped or hindered by the status of air quality in a home. If homeowners in our area are suffering from coughing and sneezing that doesn’t seem to be going away, the culprit can likely be the air of their own home. That’s why we offer indoor air quality solutions and HVAC services in Queens, NY, to provide a way to combat the nasty health effects of poor indoor air.

We’re going to talk about the ways that an air purifier or air filtration system can help reduce coughing and sneezing, while also improving the health of homeowners who use these systems. Different indoor air quality problems call for different solutions, and it’s time we took a look at what those solutions entail.

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Don’t Get Down From Leaky Ducts

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Leaky air ducts are a serious bummer, but they don’t have to be—not when there’s a specialist duct repair contractor in the area! Ducts that are leaking don’t just contribute to the degradation of an HVAC system, they also can waste money, energy, and time as homeowners struggle to get their homes comfortable.

That’s why there needs to be more awareness of the benefits of duct repair and replacement services offered by an HVAC contractor in Hartsdale, NY. By signing up for this kind of service, anyone can be expected to receive a huge bonus in savings from less treated air leaking from ducts, while also feeling more comfortable inside their home.

For anyone out there who’s doubting this claim, take a look below and see just how much of an improvement properly working air ducts can be!

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It’s Time to Invest in an Air Filtration System

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Air filtration systems or air purifiers are two sides of the same coin—better indoor air quality. There’s nothing more important than the quality of breathing air in a home, especially for those with sensitive respiratory systems or asthma. The problem is, not many homeowners understand just what can be done about such problems.

Today we’ll be talking about the unique benefits that can be enjoyed from a professionally installed air filtration system or air purifier, specifically because so many people don’t know just why they’re so important. They can eliminate specific germs, mold spores, and anything that might cause an asthma attack while keeping out dust, pet dander, bugs, and fumes that can come from vehicles here in the city.

We’re not just writing this blog in hopes homeowners out there decide to purchase an air filtration system in the Bronx. We generally want homeowners to be more informed when it comes to their air quality.

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Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Air quality is more important than most homeowners realize. Indoor air pollution is on the rise as homes get more efficient and are built with tighter seals. Opening a window for some fresh air sometimes feels like an old-fashioned way to deal with this problem, but it’s on the right track. From air filtration systems to humidifiers, there are a multitude of systems that can work to improve the quality of indoor air.

However, homeowners have proven time and time again that they don’t want to spend the money on an IAQ unit unless they absolutely have to, so in this post we’re going to focus on ways to help the quality of air without spending the money on a new IAQ system. Keep in mind that no DIY solution is ever going to be as powerful and efficient as working with Yonkers HVAC company to install some filtration or humidification technology.

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Facts About Air Ducts

Monday, September 10th, 2018

duct-sealingFor a central air conditioner or furnace, air ducts are the most important component, but perhaps the least understood. While homeowners are often asking questions about how the air conditioner itself works, they might not realize how much work goes into taking the air from the air conditioner and sending it through the vents in the home. In this post, we’ll go over some facts about air ducts that shouldn’t be overlooked.

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