Category: Indoor Air Quality

May 24, 2018

The Effects of Dirty Air Filters

We recommend changing your filter every four to six weeks to maintain healthy indoor air quality. Understandably, this task is easily forgotten, but it’s important to keep in mind that, when your filter’s dirty, so…

March 13, 2018

Understanding MERV Ratings

As the allergy season approaches, your air filter can make a big difference in your indoor air quality. Homeowners should change their air filters every four to six weeks. If air filters aren’t changed regularly,…

October 17, 2016

3 Advantages of a Whole-House Humidifier in Winter

There are other steps you can take to help your HVAC system with the approaching winter, such as having a whole-house humidifier installed—and that’s another job that we’re glad to do for homeowners in the area.

July 18, 2016

How Air Purifiers Clean Your Air without Filters

The most common way to provide better air quality in a building is to have special filters installed into the HVAC system. (No, the standard filter for the system isn’t designed to clean the air, only protect the inside of the AC and furnace from dust and dirt.)

May 16, 2016

Want Better Air Conditioning Efficiency This Summer? Consider a UV Air Purifier!

The title of this post might seem a bit strange at first. How does an air purifier, of any type, improve air conditioning efficiency?

November 23, 2015

Do You Need a Whole Home Humidifier?

Georgia is certainly known for its humidity during the summer months, but if you have a forced air system that heats your home during the winter months, you may experience the opposite problem: air that is too dry. When your air doesn’t have enough humidity, it isn’t just uncomfortable.

September 21, 2015

Fall Allergies Making You Crazy? Upgrade Your HVAC System’s Air Filter

For allergy sufferers who struggle with fall allergies, this can be a truly challenging time of year. With nature’s last gasp comes some very potent allergens, and you can spend your warm fall days in an allergy-induced haze.

August 24, 2015

Struggling with Humidity? Consider Installing a Whole Home Dehumidifier

It’s no secret that our summer heat carries a lot of humidity. We know you feel it and your air conditioner does, too.

May 18, 2015

How a Whole Home Dehumidifier Helps You and Your AC

The whole point of installing a whole home air conditioning system is to feel cool and dry in your indoor living spaces. If you are feeling excess moisture in the air, your AC may need some help, and one of the best tools available is a whole home dehumidifier. Room dehumidifiers can help a little bit with dehumidifying a certain space, but to truly relieve your home of excess moisture, it’s best to install a whole house option.

March 11, 2013

Atlanta HVAC Tip: Improve Indoor Air Quality to Reduce Allergy Symptoms

While most homeowners are often concerned about the temperature inside their homes, many do not always think of the quality of their indoor air. For those who suffer from allergies in the spring and summer months, indoor air quality…

February 25, 2013

Atlanta Air Quality Tip: How a Whole-House Dehumidifier Can Improve Comfort

Along with the high temperatures of summer in Georgia, high humidity can also be a problem. If you are concerned about high levels of humidity in your Atlanta home, especially about the possibility of mold growth, you may want to consider a whole-house dehumidifier.

February 11, 2013

What Am I Breathing: Indoor Air Quality Problems and Solutions in Atlanta

The EPA has said that indoor air quality is one of the leading risks to respiratory health. Removing indoor air contaminants from your home’s air supply is a great way to potentially increase the quality of air in your home. Comfort Zone Heating & Air…

October 11, 2012

Comfort Zone Heating & Air Welcome Randy Simpkins

We are excited to welcome Randy as part of our Comfort Zone Heating & Air Team!

October 5, 2012

Pictures from the 2012 Fall Atlanta Home Show

The Comfort Zone HVAC team had a great time at the 29th Annual Fall Atlanta Home Show!

September 4, 2012

Atlanta AC Tip: Why Dehumidification is Important for Good Indoor Air Quality

One of the major causes of poor indoor air quality is moisture in the air. A humid atmosphere can intensify the symptoms of respiratory illnesses and allergies and especially affects those who are prone to bronchitis and asthma.

July 30, 2012

Atlanta HVAC Guide: How Electronic Air Filter Works

For a long time, the most frequently used kind of air filter has been the mechanical variety. This is the kind you probably think of when you hear the terms air filter, air cleaner or air purifier. They use pleated fibrous filters in-line with an air handler…

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