The Basics of Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality in St. Louis
Indoor Air Quality, otherwise known as (IAQ), refers to the air quality within your home. Many individuals don’t realize that there are common pollutants that can affect your health if exposed to for long periods of time.
What Can Poor Air Quality Do To You?
Unhealthy air can cause:
- Scratchy throat
- Nasal Irritation
Vogel's IAQ Approach
At Vogel Heating & Cooling, we work to reduce long term effects of indoor air pollutants by utilizing your HVAC system to its full potential. We take the extra step to verify that your HVAC equipment is operating properly and contributing to your health, comfort and safety. We use a third-party program to validate our work and identify any indoor air quality concerns that may affect you and your family.
Addressing Air Pollutants and Common Allergies with Indoor Air Quality
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control separates indoor air pollutants into three categories and at Vogel Heating & Cooling, we’ll tackle number one for you:
- Allergens particulates
- Infectious disease
- Toxic compounds
To no surprise, St. Louis’ summers bring out the allergies in us.
Suffering from the following symptoms can severely impact your day-to-day lifestyle.
- Dry throat
- Running nose
- Sinus pain and pressure
- Itchy eyes and headaches
A simple solution to address allergens particulates is to add a humidifier to your HVAC system to help improve the indoor air quality dramatically and to help reduce your summer allergies.