Indoor Air Quality

It’s amazing how the quality of your home’s air affects the quality of your life. Unfortunately, poor indoor air quality in the home continues to be a concern for many of us. The EPA reports that indoor air can be 4-5 times more polluted than outdoor air!

To conserve energy, modern homes are built increasingly airtight.  This traps pollutants that can be harmful to you and your family and can make your home less comfortable.

Have you ever noticed that you can tell how comfortable a home is just by walking through the front door? Is it too hot or cold? Too humid or dry? Does it smell clean and fresh, or stale and musty? With the average person spending at least a third of their day sleeping in their home, don’t you think your home should be as comfortable as possible?

What does your home’s heating and cooling system have to do with your health? Surprisingly, quite a bit. As anyone who has ever suffered in a house that’s full of allergens, too hot, cold, humid or dry can attest, the air conditions inside your home can have big effects on your physical comfort and mental well being. But did you know Indoor Air Quality has very real effects on your health? Whether it’s pollens that cause runny noses, sneezing, itchy eyes and more; asthma triggers that can lead to potentially severe reactions; or airborne bacteria and viruses that can cause colds and flu, indoor air quality is an important factor in your family’s overall health.

Our knowledgeable staff is on top of the latest and greatest products designed to improve the quality of the air that you breathe any time you’re inside your home. Whether it’s excessive dust, dry air that causes irritation of the eyes, nose, sinuses, throat and dry skin, allergens, virus and bacteria in the air, stale air and odors lingering in the home, headache or fatigue caused by poor indoor air – One Hour Air has a solution for you.

We install all types of indoor air quality systems including:

  • Central air cleaners
  • Ultra violet lights
  • HEPA filters
  • Fresh air intakes
  • Electronic air cleaners
  • Air cleaner installations

We service and install all leading brands, makes and models including the following:

  • Honeywell
  • Aprilaire
  • Trane Clean Effects
  • IQ Air
  • Many more!

In recent years, the quality and cleanliness of the air that we breathe on a constant basis has received increased attention from doctors, scientists, universities, governments and homeowners worldwide. As study after study is completed, the general public is becoming more aware of the health effects that are caused by poor indoor air quality. In fact, the EPA cautions all Americans that indoor air pollution levels can be higher than outdoor levels.

“In the last several years, a growing body of scientific evidence has indicated that the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities. Other research indicates that people spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. Thus, for many people, the risks to health may be greater due to exposure to air pollution indoors than outdoors.”

“In addition, people who may be exposed to indoor air pollutants for the longest periods of time are often those most susceptible to the effects of indoor air pollution. Such groups include the young, the elderly, and the chronically ill, especially those suffering from respiratory or cardiovascular disease.”

Always use a trained, licensed and insured contractor! All of our technicians receive the latest in indoor air quality training and techniques and we use only the highest quality products available today. With One Hour Heating & Air conditioning you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. Our technicians receive constant training in their field. We are fully licensed and insured for your protection.

The following symptoms are commonly linked to exposure to poor indoor air quality:

  • Dryness and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and skin
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Hypersensitivity and allergies
  • Sinus congestion
  • Coughing and sneezing
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea

As an increasing amount of homeowners have become aware of the importance of indoor air quality and realized the impact of poor indoor air quality on their lives or those of their loved ones, they have turned their attention to trying to solve the air quality problems in their homes.

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning offers a full line of products to help homeowners improve the indoor air quality in their home including whole house humidification, whole house dehumidification, whole house filtration and ultra violet air treatment.

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