Yost & Campbell Heating, Cooling & Generators Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

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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Are Duct Leaks the Cause of High Energy Bills?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

ductsWhen you are looking for an HVAC company in Queens, you need to know that the individuals you’re hiring to do the job are going to do the job right. That doesn’t just mean fixing a problem. It means finding the root cause of the problem in the first place! Don’t settle for treating symptoms when our technicians are here to diagnose problems accurately and to resolve them completely.

One issue that homeowners often come to us with is high energy costs. If you notice that you’re having trouble cooling your home efficiently this summer, you may automatically assume that the problem lies with your air conditioner itself. That may not be the case, however. It could be the result of leaky ductwork! Before you go reaching for a roll of duct tape, let us tell you that you absolutely cannot fix this problem on your own—and certainly not with duct tape! Reach out to us for a job well done.

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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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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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Electronic Air Purifiers Help Keep Homes Clean

Monday, June 5th, 2017

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Every home, whether large or small, needs regular dusting to keep clean. Dust has a way of circulating thanks in no small part to our centralized heating and air conditioning systems, which blow the air through a series of ducts and circulate it throughout the home.

Every HVAC system comes with a filter designed to help screen out those contaminants. But they can quickly clog and create other problems within the system. Replacement filters are inexpensive and available at any hardware store or home improvement center, but they can be messy when replaced, and they don’t always do a good job at capturing the smallest particles. Electronic air purifiers make a much more viable option, and can help keep a home clean without the fuss and bother of replaceable filters.

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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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Use Indoor Air Quality Products for a Healthier Home

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Most air conditioners and heaters come equipped with filters, which are designed to filter out dust, pet dander, and other contaminants in your home. Filters can function effectively, but they require regular changing or cleaning. Homeowners can purchase replacements at any hardware store or home improvement store in the Westchester, NY area, and changing filters takes only a few minutes.

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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

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