Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the quality of the air inside their homes. However, the EPA reports that the average American spends roughly 90% of their time indoors and that the air inside your home in Hutto, TX, may be between two and five times more polluted than the air outside. With that in mind, it’s important to understand how improving IAQ can benefit your HVAC system and your health.
Enjoy Safer Air
The most important reason to improve indoor air quality is that it makes the air in your home safer to breathe. While having safe, clean air to breathe is important, it’s even more vital if you have someone in your home who suffers from asthma, allergies or other respiratory issues. Our team can help you choose the right indoor air quality products for your home.
Boost Energy Efficiency
You may not realize that your indoor air quality impacts the energy efficiency of your HVAC system. When your air contains a large amount of dirt, dust and debris, these materials clog the filters within your HVAC system. When your system attempts to push air through these clogged filters, it has to work harder and run for longer periods, which leads to a decrease in your energy efficiency.
Extend HVAC Lifespan
When your HVAC system works harder, it not only diminishes your energy efficiency. It also shortens the life expectancy of your HVAC system. While your air filters help ensure that you have clean air in your home, you can also install IAQ solutions to help protect your air filters. When your filters contain less debris, your system doesn’t have to work as hard, leading to a longer lifespan.
Our team of service technicians can help you choose the right indoor air quality solutions for your home. Call Texas Comfort Air today to find out about our IAQ options and the rest of our HVAC services.
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