Indoor Air Quality Guide

Indoor Air Quality Guide in West Palm Beach, FL

Way too often, people in South Florida believe all they need for good indoor air quality is an air filter and an air conditioner. These elements definitely help, but most homes and businesses carry other contaminants that these appliances don’t adequately address.

If left untreated, some of these particles can cause significant health problems and lower your HVAC system’s efficiency. That is why Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning offers this comprehensive Indoor Air Quality Guide as well as top-notch indoor air quality services to customers in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Jupiter, Fort Lauderdale, and their surrounding communities. 

This Indoor Air Quality Guide offers an introduction to the effects of poor indoor air quality on your health, the substances that contaminate your indoor air, and how you can improve the quality of the air that you breathe. For exemplary customer service, experienced HVAC specialists and unbeatable quality, residents throughout South Florida rely on Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning.

Poor Indoor Air Hurts Your Health

Indoor air pollution can cause or exacerbate a variety of symptoms and illnesses, including respiratory ailments and skin rashes. According to studies, individuals who breathe low-quality indoor air may suffer from:

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  • Allergies

  • Nasal congestion, cough or runny nose

  • Unexplained rashes

  • Dizziness or headaches

  • Fatigue

  • A weakened immune system

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Pneumonia

  • Carbon monoxide poisoning, which is deadly

What Causes Low Indoor Air Quality in West Palm Beach?

Indoor air pollution usually develops from a combination of factors. While you can detect some through sight or smell, most require special equipment for detection. Common causes include:

  • Tobacco smoke

  • Chemicals from furnishings, carpets or plastics

  • Car exhaust, if an attached garage is present

  • Toxic gases from combustion (fireplaces, furnaces, stoves)

  • Dust mites, pet dander, mold, mildew, pollen, and bacteria

  • Household chemicals

  • Asbestos

  • Dust, dirt and other debris within the ductwork

Each of these elements can be removed individually if you know it is there. But when more than one element exists, they have a multiplying negative effect on your health. Adding high humidity to the mix makes the problem becomes even worse.

How Can Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning Boost My Indoor Air Quality?

When a mixture of elements causes indoor air pollution in your home or office, a combination of solutions is the best course of action. Our choices include ultraviolet lightscleaners & filtrationzoning systemsdehumidifiers, and antimicrobial filters

Using one or more of these options will purify your indoor air, reduce health hazards and lower utility bills. Our specially-trained professionals assess your indoor air quality and design a custom approach that best fits your needs and budget. Depending on your circumstances, we may recommend a combination of the following:

  • Change the HVAC air filters more frequently, using HEPA filters

  • Vacuum more frequently with a vacuum that uses a HEPA filter

  • Clean the building’s ducts and vents regularly

  • Make sure that your ventilation system remains clean and operational

  • Install a humidifier to regulate the relative humidity

  • Install an air filtration system with ultraviolet lights to destroy tiny particles and organisms

With today’s affordable technologies, purifying your indoor air is a simple proposition. This Indoor Air Quality Guide simply provides an overview. For a more detailed assessment, call our office at 561-220-6484 and schedule an appointment for an indoor air quality evaluation in South Florida with one of our specialists.

Let Ewing & Ewing's Guide Improve Your Indoor Air in South Florida

At Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning, our heating and cooling experts have provided stellar HVAC services at customer-friendly prices to homeowners & business owners in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens & Jupiter for more than 40 years. Every customer is important to us. We appreciate your business, and our knowledgeable technicians provide the best heating and cooling services available. Contact Ewing & Ewing Air Conditioning online or give us a call at 561-220-6484 to experience our award-winning service for yourself!

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