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

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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Control the Humidity, Control the Indoor Air Quality

Monday, August 27th, 2018

mold-created-by-humidityMany factors can affect indoor air quality, and not all of them are noticeable. Those with allergies or asthma will certainly feel allergens and contaminants in the air, but what about for everyone else?

The humidity level is undoubtedly the most noticeable symptom of poor indoor air quality because it tends to affect everyone equally. When the humidity is under control, the indoor air quality will also be under better control. This post will explain how controlling humidity can improve indoor air quality in general.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 4th, 2018

heating-cooling-ventAir quality in the home is just as important as it is easy to forget—air is invisible, after all, and it’s not something homeowners often think about. They vacuum the floors when they see dirt and they wipe off the counters when they see dust. But why don’t they focus on scrubbing the air with air purifiers with the same intensity? Here is a startling fact: out of every 10 people, 5 are breathing air that would be given a grade of “F” when rated.

It’s no wonder 26 million people a year suffer from some hay fever and other respiratory problems—the air people breathe is stale, full of pollutants, and in need of a good spring cleaning.

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Install an Indoor Air Quality Product this Spring

Monday, March 26th, 2018

indoor-air-qualityWith the coming of spring comes spring cleaning operations in homes throughout the area: a chance to air out the house after a long, stuffy winter. Part of those operations should include a long, thorough assessment of the heating and air conditioning system, and perhaps to consider some upgrades. Indoor air quality products can be connected to existing HVAC systems and do wonders for solving all manner of problems. What kinds of indoor air quality products are there, and what kinds of benefits do they provide? A short list of options follows.

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3 Benefits of Dehumidifiers

Monday, April 10th, 2017

hot-person-with-fanNew York suffers from high temperatures in the summertime, as well as stifling levels of humidity. Most homes use centralized air conditioners to regulate the temperature, but that doesn’t always address high humidity levels. A whole-house dehumidifier can remove excess moisture from the air, benefiting both the air conditioner itself and the household as a whole. Here’s a quick look at how dehumidifiers work, along with three specific advantages they provide.

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