No matter how much you clean, you can’t get rid of the odd smell that’s looming in your Berlin, Maryland, home and making you sneeze incessantly. These symptoms may indicate that your air is going stale thanks to a lack of ventilation. Bring fresh air into your home with a whole-home ventilation system and improve your indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and comfort. Here’s how.
Improved Indoor Air Quality
Perhaps the greatest benefit of whole-home ventilation is its positive impact on indoor air quality. Just like stagnant water becomes unhealthy when it has nowhere to go, stale, unventilated air is also unhealthy to breathe. Without somewhere to move, the dirt, dust, chemicals, and bacteria polluting your air stay in your living space. A whole-home ventilation system reduces that pollution by keeping your air moving and by moving harmful particles outdoors. Ventilators also filter the air they bring in from outdoors so you can be sure you’re breathing clean air.
Better Energy Efficiency
You feel like your home is getting stuffy and your air is unhealthy, so you throw open a window to let in some fresh air. This may help ventilate your home, but it also allows your cooled air to leave your living space and warm air to enter your home. That air exchange will strain your HVAC system and reduce your energy efficiency. A whole-home-ventilator, though, will remove stale air and let in fresh air without compromising energy efficiency.
Stale air is not only harmful to your energy efficiency, but it can also put a damper on your comfort, especially on the more humid days when moisture in your home makes everything feel warmer. In addition to mitigating humidity by simply circulating your air, energy recovery ventilators also reduce spring and summer humidity when they bring in outdoor air. By also improving energy efficiency and indoor air quality, whole-home ventilators ensure that you’ll stay comfortable for longer since it will help preserve your HVAC system.
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