How to Reduce the Impact of Air Quality Irritants Posted May 19, 2016 Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With spring fast approaching, that means that allergies are trailing close behind them. What do you do when you avoid the outside pollen but find yourself fighting with indoor allergens at the same time? Well, Air Temperature Control has some tips that can keep you comfy this spring season by bettering your indoor air quality: High efficiency air filters To receive a greater surface area and smaller resistance to air flow in your air conditioning filter, there are some models of filters that are four to five inches wide which are frilled and folded like an accordion. These filters allow for higher efficiency and higher MERV ratings, which make them able to eliminate the smallest particles of dirt while even neutralizing odors. Humidifiers and dehumidifiers Having excessive humidity and having too little humidity in your home can both be difficult. To escape mold accumulation or respiratory trouble, Air Temperature Control offers whole-home humidity products that are the best answer to any indoor air quality issues. One-inch air filters Smaller filters should be swapped out every couple of months, contingent on pets, the outdoor environment in Macon or the number of people living in your home. When your filter is unclean and isn’t changed often, it works more than it needs to and can cause poor air quality. Germicidal Lights Mold and bacteria grow quite rapidly in contemporary, energy efficient homes. When these allergens blend with our breathing air, they can produce health and allergy issues for many folks in your family. Ultraviolet lights kill the DNA in mold, fungi, bacteria and spores inside the coils of your system, keeping them from entering the air in your home. Electrostatic air filters These filters generate a strong static charge as air passes through them, collecting tiny particles that would otherwise be allowed through with replaceable filters. Electrostatic filters are washable, but while they don’t need replacement, they require cleaning just as frequently. Whole home solution The PureAir Air Purification System is a whole-home cooling answer that uses photocatalytic oxidation and a top efficiency carbon filter to resist germs and microbes, airborne particles and chemical odors, among other indoor pollutants. Air Temperature Control is here to guarantee that your spring indoor air quality is the finest that it can be. If you have any questions about what selection is best for you this spring, give us a call at 478-202-3170 to talk with one of our indoor air quality experts.