If you’re near exhaust gas coming from the back of a vehicle, you probably try to hold your breath until it passes, right? You can visibly see this type of air pollution, so you do your best to avoid it.
Indoors, it’s a little different. Even though it sounds like a no-brainer to make sure you’re breathing clean air, not seeing anything visibly wrong with the air around you might cause you to push the issue aside.
The quality of the air in your home is more important than you think. In fact, according to a study done by the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American spends 87% of their time indoors (1). That’s a pretty significant chunk of your life, which means it’s critical that you’re breathing in clean air while you’re indoors. Continue reading
Can you believe that more than 17 million adults and 7 million children in the US have asthma—and more than 50 million have allergies? Symptoms of allergy and asthma include runny nose; sneezing; throat clearing; cough; stuffy nose; watery eyes; itchy ears, throat and/or nose, just to name a few, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (Source.)
But what if you could take steps to lessen some of these symptoms or your allergies in general?
Your heating and cooling system works to protect you from allergens and pollutants—not just during allergy season, but year-round in your home. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why humidity is lower in the winter? Recall that humidity is a measure of water vapor that’s in the air. Continue reading