Indoor Air Quality Effects on Health

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality in your home. It has a significant effect on the comfort and health of occupants. It’s crucial to control and understand various pollutants that may cause adverse health effects in your home. Immediate Effects Some health effects manifest soon after you are exposed to a specific pollutant. They include dizziness, fatigue, headaches and eye irritation. Often, such effects last for a short duration. Also, you can quickly treat them by moving away from an identifiable source. If you are exposed to indoor air contaminants, you may

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The Dangers of Not Getting Your AC Fixed

With summertime nearly in full swing, there are probably very few days you haven’t turned on the air conditioner at least once. It keeps that pesky humidity away so everyone in the house is nice and cool. What more can you ask for? A working air conditioner, for one. Everything was going fine until yours just broke out of nowhere. Money might be a little tight right now, so you think you can ignore the issue. You use oscillating fans around the house during the day to keep things cool. It’s not great, but it will do

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When is it Time to Replace Your AC Unit?

In the Charlotte area, we know at Integrity Heating and Cooling that summers can be steaming hot — and even the spring weather can be warm enough to need air conditioning. It’s important to be familiar with the signs of your AC unit aging or failing so that you can replace the system before you’re faced with an overheated home in the middle of the summer. Here are some indicators that display when it’s time to consider AC unit replacement: Your AC Unit is a Decade Old — or Older If the air conditioner is

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How Can an Energy Efficient AC System Save Money?

Energy bills are the downside to any heating air conditioning system. If your units are not energy efficient, you are most likely to end up with hefty energy bills at the end of the month. So how do energy efficient units help save money? High-Quality Service, Low Energy Consumption With an energy efficient unit, you get the same quality of service at low energy consumption. Therefore, running an energy efficient system leads to lower energy costs with better service. Even if the energy savings may seem low at the end of the month, over

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