When someone in your family suffers from asthma, ensuring good indoor air quality (IAQ) is vital. Many homeowners in Palm Harbor, Florida, already use portable air purifiers, dehumidifiers, and other IAQ solutions. However, these products only affect the air in a single room. For maximum protection, you need add-ons that work with your HVAC system to clean and condition the air throughout your entire home.
CleanEffects Air Cleaner
Start your quest for better IAQ with the CleanEffects Air Cleaner from Trane. This HVAC add-on removes up to 99.98 percent airborne particles as small as .1 micron. That makes it not only 100 times more effective than a standard 1-inch filter but also 8 times as effective as the best HEPA room filter.
Though this air cleaner will have a large impact on your IAQ, it’s effect on your budget will be minimal. It is extremely energy-efficient, and you won’t have to buy replacement filters. Instead, the filter for this air cleaner can be washed or vacuumed every three to nine months.
FreshEffects Energy Recovery Ventilator
Next, consider adding the Trane FreshEffects Energy Recovery Ventilator. Many homes today have tight envelopes, which means they are well-sealed and well-insulated. A tight envelope improves energy efficiency and provides a solid barrier between the conditioned air indoors and outdoor pollutants. However, it also traps indoor pollutants and odors inside.
A ventilator helps by removing stale indoor air and replacing it with fresh air from outside. That means fumes and odors from cooking, painting, new flooring, or pets won’t linger as long. During summer months, the FreshEffects Energy Recovery Ventilator even preconditions and dehumidifies the incoming air. High humidity can often exacerbate respiratory issues, so this extra step of air conditioning can make a big difference in asthma symptoms.
If you’re ready to improve your home’s IAQ, turn to the experts at Advanced Cooling Systems. Give us a call at (727) 213-5888 to learn more about whole-home HVAC add-ons we carry and other ways to help your family breathe easier.
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