Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

March 15, 2024
Condensation collecting at the corner of a window, a risk of mold.

Central Heat & Air Co wants to help you understand humidity levels and how to control them for improved comfort and better overall health.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

January 17, 2024
Why Do I Need a Humidifier? Woman sitting on a couch while breathing fresh indoor air.

Winter is right around the corner and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Chattanooga home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

February 28, 2023
What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy? Image shows woman sitting on a grey couch and looking relaxed.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the novel coronavirus disease 2019—also known as COVID-19—can cause mild to severe respiratory illness when an individual is exposed to the virus.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 27, 2023
The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality. Image of woman inside wearing a scarf and hat while drinking coffee.

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in GA, creating some significant health problems. At Central Heat & Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

November 14, 2022
A silver humidifer. How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy.

Proper humidity levels can allow you to maintain indoor comfort levels at a lower temperature which uses less energy for heating.

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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

October 28, 2022
A view of a fall window. Learn The Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

At Central Heat & Air Co., we’re glad to share as much information as possible about protecting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

August 25, 2022
wiping condensation off the window

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Tennessee home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

July 6, 2022
Cleaning Bathroom Fan Vent Cover with Sponge

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

May 10, 2022
happy family in kitchen

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. 

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