From airborne allergens to high humidity to stale air, Baltimore, Maryland, homeowners have several common indoor air quality concerns. Fortunately, there’s no need to let any of these indoor pollution issues irritate your family. From air purifiers to energy-recovery ventilators, discover three HVAC add-ons that can boost your indoor air quality.
Whether your family members deal with seasonal allergies or they suffer from asthma all year round, an air purifier can help clear the air. These units work with your HVAC system to improve indoor air quality by filtering pollen, pet dander, dust mites, and countless other airborne pollutants. Most whole-house air cleaners purify the air several times per hour, so you can look forward to clean air around the clock. If you’re concerned about seasonal viruses, look for a system that can capture and eliminate germs, too.
If you’ve lived in Baltimore, Maryland, for long, you expect hot, sticky summers and high humidity all year round. Since excess airborne moisture can cause dust mites to thrive, the Griffith Energy Services team recommends tackling any indoor humidity issues right away. Whole-house dehumidifiers work with your HVAC system to moderate the indoor humidity level and ensure that your home never feels as hot and sticky as it does outside.
When your home smells stale, you might be tempted to throw open the windows for a breath of fresh air. Since letting in unfiltered outdoor air can cause your air quality to plummet, our team recommends a ventilation system instead. These systems exhaust stale air while drawing in fresh air for your HVAC system. Energy-recovery ventilators are ideal for Baltimore homes, as they pre-condition the fresh air and help moderate humidity. This helps your HVAC system run as efficiently as possible while keeping your indoor air fresh and clean.
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