Indoor Air Quality FAQ
What’s the big deal with indoor air quality? Why is it so important? What causes poor air quality? Get answers to these questions and more right from the West Allis Heating & Air Conditioning Comfort Advisors. We care about your family’s comfort and health, which is why we’re covering common questions about this important topic. If you have a concern that’s not addressed below, just let us know. We’re only a quick phone call away at 414-543-2800—or you can submit a question online. Our experts are happy to share their knowledge to help you breathe easier at home.
People spend much of their time indoors and if allergens, dust, mold, pet dander, and other contaminants are recirculating throughout your home, you’re breathing unhealthy air. It may also worsen allergy symptoms or contribute to new ones.
Our experts can assess your existing systems and suggest which types of IAQ solutions we offer to improve the air quality in your home. Give our friendly team a call to schedule an appointment.
There are a lot of factors that can cause poor air quality such as pet dander, smoking indoors, and poor ventilation. If you have pets, frequent vacuuming helps, but you should also be replacing your air filter at the recommended intervals.
Every home and person’s comfort is different. Start by setting it at 30 percent humidity and increase the percentage by five percent every 24 hours until your desired comfort level is met.
- Carrier Infinity thermostat (see page 22)
- Lennox iComfort thermostat (see page 6)
- EcoBee3 thermostat (see page 14)
- Honeywell FocusPro 5000 OR 6000 thermostat (see page2)
Yes, they can! There are a number of plants that help filter and clean your indoor air—plus greenery increases the amount of oxygen throughout your home. How many plants do you need? Researchers suggest at least one houseplant for every 100 square feet.