Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

Is the Air in My Home Too Dry?

Monday, February 19th, 2018

couple-with-coldRunning an air conditioner removes moisture from the air in your home. That is just a byproduct of the cooling process. It’s not enough to dehumidify air with high humidity levels, but it does have some dehumidifying effect. Contrary to popular belief, running your heater does not really dry out your air the way that your AC does. However, keep in mind that you are starting out with much drier air in the winter than you are in the summer.

As you seal up your home to keep heat in, and recirculate air throughout your home over and over, low humidity and indoor air quality can become serious problems. While there are portable humidifiers that you may use to inject some humidity into the air in your home, they are not ideal for whole-house humidification. A whole-house humidifier in Loveland, CO, is just what you’re looking for. So ask yourself this—is the air in your home sufficiently humidified?

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Take Advantage of the TrueEASE™ Evaporative Humidifier

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

family-dog-on-couchIf you have visited this blog before, then chances are you’ve seen us talk about the importance of indoor air quality in relation to comfort and overall health. Heating and cooling your home successfully is essential, but doing so should not overshadow the need for maintaining high indoor air quality in your home. One product that can help you to do so is the TrueEASE™ Evaporative Humidifier from Honeywell.

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Spring Is Coming — Along with Allergens!

Monday, March 6th, 2017

dandelion-fieldWe’re not quite out of the woods yet as far as colder weather goes, but March is definitely the turning point when it comes to springtime. Now that February is behind us, you’re surely starting to eagerly anticipate the warmer weather and blooming vegetation that spring brings with it. Keep in mind, however, that spring can bring a number of problems with it as well. This is especially true for those of us with allergy and/or asthma symptoms.

Contrary to what some homeowners seem to believe, the air in our homes is not inherently of high quality. In fact, it is possible that the air in your home is more polluted than the air outdoors! If you want to breathe clean, healthful air in your home all year long, you may require professional indoor air quality products and services in Loveland, CO.

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How to Breathe Better Air, Reduce Costs, And Boost Comfort in 2016

Monday, January 4th, 2016

No one wants a home that’s uncomfortable, whose HVAC system never seems to operate correctly, or whose indoor air is stifling. We’ve all got enough to worry about without having to worry about the bare essentials. So why not make 2016 the year when you take full control over the quality of your domestic life? There is plenty that you can do straightaway to ensure that you and your family are breathing clean air in the home, enjoying exceptional comfort, and not paying for anything that you don’t need.

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What Is an Electronic Air Purifier?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Part of living in great comfort is maintaining great indoor air quality throughout one’s home. It is simply not enough that you are able to heat and cool your home successfully. Of course, there are a lot of different ways in which your indoor air quality may suffer, and a lot of different reasons as to why those situations may develop. Because of this, it is important that you work with an indoor air quality specialist in order to determine how best to resolve any issues with your indoor air quality. One effective means by which to do so is the use of an electronic air purifier in Fort Collins, CO. To learn more about these systems, or to schedule air purifier services, just call the pros here at Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning.

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Why Would I Want My Air Ducts Cleaned?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

As a homeowner, you know how difficult it can be to stay on top of all of the chores around the house. Cleaning your home may not be a favorite pastime of yours, but it is still something that needs to be done. Clean as you may keep your living space, though, you may not give the cleanliness of the interior surfaces of your air ducts much though. This can prove to be problematic, though, as dirty ductwork can actually cause a number of different problems. If you suspect that your air ducts are dirty, you are wise to schedule professional duct cleaning in Timnath, CO. To do so, just call Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning.

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How Can Air Duct Sealing Benefit Me?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

The majority of homeowners utilizing whole-house heating and/or cooling systems choose to distributed heated and/or cooled air throughout their homes via a system of air ducts. When these air ducts are expertly designed and installed by qualified professionals, they can be quite effective in distributing air throughout a living space. They’ll also do so without wasting energy via leaks and other issues. However, over time, air ducts can wriggle free of fixtures, suffer damages, corrode, and be otherwise compromised. In such events, you are wise to schedule professional duct sealing services in Fort Collins, CO. To do so with a qualified technician that you can trust to do the job right, just give the pros at Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning a call.

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Why You Must Use the Right Air Filter

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Chances are that you, as a homeowner with a whole-house HVAC system, have some level of familiarity with air filters. What you may not realize, though, is that not all air filters are created equal. There are various methods of air filtration, and air filters of different capabilities are used in different applications. To ensure that you are using the right air filter for your needs, make sure that you work with a skilled professional who will help you to choose the most appropriate air filter in Fort Collins, CO. This will depend upon a number of factors. When you are ready to take advantage of an air filtration system, schedule service with Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning.

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3 Signs That You Need a Dehumidifier in Your Home

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

It is not uncommon for humidity to rise along with the temperature when summer gets underway. Because excessive levels of humidity can exacerbate the already uncomfortable conditions of the summer season, you may want to dehumidify your home to achieve ideal humidity levels. While your AC does dehumidify the air somewhat as part of its operating cycle, this system is not designed to do so as a primary function.

In cases of excessive humidity, a whole-house dehumidifier may be necessary in order to reign in humidity levels throughout the home. We’ve put together a brief list of signs that you may need a dehumidifier in Fort Collins, CO, which you’ll find below. Give Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning a call today if you think that whole-house dehumidification is right for you.

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Use Air Purification Systems to Boost Indoor Air Quality

Monday, June 1st, 2015

While many homeowners may mistakenly believe that they need only concern themselves with temperature regulation in order to live comfortably, the fact of the matter is that the quality of the air in your living space is just as important to your comfort as the temperature of that air. It is for precisely this reason that you may want to consider the use of an air purifier in Loveland, CO. However, you are wise to remember that there are different types of air purifiers on the market today, and that you must be sure to use the right one for your needs. Call Fort Collins Heating & Air Conditioning to schedule your air purifier services, and know for certain that you have the right equipment installed in your home.

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