Improve Indoor Air Quality for your Home in Albuquerque New Mexico
January 30, 2013
Contact Western Mechanical when you’re looking for ways to improve the indoor air quality in your home. We can help you with your indoor air quality and heating needs. Here’s just a few ways that you can improve the indoor air quality:
Types of Air Cleaners
Mechanical Air Filters remove particles by capturing them on a filter material. Most mechanical air filters are good at capturing larger airborne particles, such as dust, pollen, dust mites and cockroach allergens, some molds, and animal dander. However, because these particles settle rather quickly, air filters are not very good at removing them completely from indoor areas. Even with activities such as walking and vacuuming can stir up particles, most of the larger particles will resettle before an air filter can remove them.
Electronic air cleaners use a process called electrostatic attraction to trap charged particles. The charged particles then accumulate on a series of flat plates called a collector that is oppositely charged, air cleaners will improve the quality of air in your home. They can target a variety of indoor air pollutants, including pet dander and dust mites. If you are interested in an air cleaner, call Western Mechanical today and let us help you.
Depending on the season and the area in which you live, a whole-home humidifier can greatly improve the indoor air quality in your home. Too much or too little moisture in the air can create a number of problems, including the spread of mold. Humidifiers are designed to help maintain an optimal humidity level in your home. Maintaining relative humidity levels between 40- and 50-percent in the summer and between 30- and 50-percent in the winter can help alleviate the symptoms of dry air, such as dry, itchy skin, irritated nasal passages and the damage that dry air can sometimes cause to the woodwork in your home. If you have questions regarding humidifiers give Western Mechanical call and let us help you.
HVAC UV Lights
Systems are designed to eliminate Sick Building Syndrome (SDS) risks by reducing odors, air pollutants, VOCs (chemical odors), smoke, mold, bacteria and viruses. The HVAC-UV lamps are easily mounted into air conditioning and heating systems air ducts, where most SDS problems start. When the HVAC system is in operation the UV lamp creates an Advanced Oxidation Process consisting of: hydro-peroxides, ozonide ions, super oxide ions and hydroxide ions. These are all friendly oxidizers. By friendly oxidizers we mean oxidizers that revert back to oxygen and hydrogen after the oxidation of the pollutant
Professional air duct cleaning can remove all types of indoor air contaminants that have built up in your ductwork. Make sure you hire someone who knows how to get the job done right the first time. We offer comprehensive services, so call us for your next air duct cleaning.
Call Western Mechanical Heating & Air conditioning Albuquerque at 505-341-4458 if you want to improve the air quality in your home.