Air Quality

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know how they can really ruin your spring and early summer. You want to be outside, enjoying the longer days and warming weather, but the pollen emitted from all those beautiful flowerbeds and landscaping just makes you miserable. A report by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (Link Here) states that nearly 35 million Americans suffer from allergic reactions to airborne allergens that result in upper respiratory conditions and describes pollen allergy, or hay fever, as one of the most common chronic diseases in the country. “Worldwide,...

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We all want to breathe a little better, especially during the summer when the humidity can get to you. One small addition to your air conditioner can assist in healthier breathing and more energy savings, but it’s one you’ve never thought of—ultraviolet light (UV light).   Ultraviolet Light for Health? Really? Yes, really—it’s not just for an indoor tan. One of the first documented uses of UV light and personal health was in 1903 when Niels Finson won the Nobel Prize in Medicine. He used UV light to treat tuberculosis. This then led to the adaptation of UV light use in hospitals to...

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The purpose of a whole home humidifier is to put moisture back into the air. Studies show that increasing humidity levels to 43 percent or above can significantly reduce the ability of airborne viruses to cause flu infections. With the right level of humidity in your home, you will feel more comfortable and breathe easier.
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