8 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tips

IAQ allergies

Posted: July 1, 2019

Having an airtight, well-insulated home provides a big boost for overall heating and cooling system efficiency, but it can also have an adverse effect on the quality of the air you’re breathing inside your home.

A modern home can be prone to a full array of potential air pollutants – everything from dust, mold, and pet dander to toxic cleaners and formaldehyde-filled furniture and construction materials. In a well-sealed home, these pollutants can get trapped inside and cause health problems.

While indoor pollution may be especially harmful for the youngest and oldest of us – along with people vulnerable to respiratory problems – regular exposure can be harmful to anyone over time.

So how do you actually improve indoor air quality in your Delaware Valley home? Here are eight ways to start making a difference.

Contact us about our Duct Airflow and Efficiency Assessment

Leaky ducts are at the root of the three common home comfort problems: uneven temperatures (hot or cold spots), poor indoor air quality that exacerbates allergies and high energy bills.

You can find out the condition of your ducts by asking us to perform a Duct Airflow and Efficiency Assessment. After we’re done, we can make accurate repair recommendations.
During our evaluation, we will:

At the end of testing, if you didn’t learn enough to make it worthwhile, you don’t pay anything! But if you agree with our recommendations for improving your duct system, you may qualify for a $100 discount. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, duct repairs could be the most important energy improvement measure you can do!

Please contact us for further details.