Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality
Are you looking to improve the indoor air quality of your home in Houston TX or surrounding areas? Indoor air pollution has been described by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Congress as America's #1 health problem. The EPA has also reported that air inside of your home can be up to one hundred times more polluted than the air outside. This type of pollution can cause viruses to spread, allergies, bacteria infections, and sick building syndrome. Chimney Rock Heating & Air Conditioning provides service to residential clients in the Greater Houston, TX area.
There are 3 Types of Indoor Air Pollutants:
- 1. Particulate – These are tiny particles that are suspended in the air. They include residential pollen, smoke, dust, dust mites, and smoke. The diameter of particulates are measured in microns, ranging from .001 to 1,000 microns. Microns represent the continuum from a few molecules up to the size where the particles can no longer be airborne.
- 2. Microbials – Bacteria, fungi, mold, spores, viruses, and germs fall into this category. Although bacteria is usually microscopic, it has the amazing ability to do horrible damage to all living organisms, including humans. Viruses cause many everyday illnesses like the flu or common cold.
- 3. Gases – This final type of indoor air pollutant includes indoor odors and gases like benzene, chloroform, ammonia, formaldehyde, and hydrogen sulfide. These gases are released from cabinets, furniture, copy machines, insect sprays, cleaning chemicals, carpets, hair sprays, insulation and other everyday products.
Indoor Air Quality Solutions
You may think your office air is stale, because chances are, it is. Half of all major office buildings have contaminated heating, cooling, and ventilation systems. If your HVAC equipment is not actively maintained, they can be the perfect place for bacteria and molds to grow in. Combining this with the fact that people spend 75-90% of their time indoors, indoor air pollution can be a serious problem. Polluted air causes 94% of all respiratory problems, and faulty systems can effect your health and living conditions.
Chimney Rock Services offers a range of indoor air solutions for homeowners. Our line of air purification systems will help you breath easier at home and in the office, which can help improve your health.
The Guardian Air System is the only proactive system that aggressively kills microbials throughout your entire home or building. It removes paint odors, pet odors, musty smells, and microbials from the air with a Phi Cell (short for Photohydroionization cell). This cell uses water, light, and oxygen to produce hydro-peroxides that are then circulated through the air to kill airborne and surface bacteria, viruses, mold, odors, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) before they can spread.
Chimney Rock Service has experience with a complete line of programmable thermostats, digital thermostats, and comfort controls to meet every customer's needs. This type of thermostat Is designed to maximize the performance of your heating and cooling system through reliable, accurate temperature control. They are easy on the eye, and very easy to use. We carry a range of thermostats that feature attractive, streamlined designs that will match your home décor. We will gladly help you find the model that's right for your lifestyle and HVAC system.
The Department of Energy reports a programmable thermostat can reduce your cooling costs by up to 25%, and heating costs by up to 35%. A programmable thermostat allows you to easily manage your home's temperature and maintain a nice comfort level. Better yet, if you want to change the temperature, it is easy to change the settings and bring your home to a temperature you like.
A heating coil turns electricity into heat energy, but when grime and dirt collect on it, the coil restricts heat transfer, which causes the compressor to work harder. Because the system is working harder, the head pressure is raised as much as 75%. This reduces the cooling capacity and life expectancy of the system. Keeping the coil clean helps the compressor to operate properly, and ensures that the compressor's lubricant does not breakdown. Furthermore, a fouled coil can create a breeding ground for mold and bacteria that can impact the indoor air quality. Keeping the coil protected and clean prevents bacteria growth on the evaporator and surrounding areas. This is critical. These applications require specific cleaners and products.
For more information about improving the indoor air quality of your home or business please fill out a contact form or give us a call at 713-782-0789. We are happy to answer any and all questions about our heating and cooling services.