Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers for Winter?

October 19, 2021

Humidity is the level of moisture in the air, and it can affect your comfort in your San Antonio home. The level of moisture in your indoor air is measured by the amount of water vapor in the air in relation to how cool it is. To maintain the right amount of moisture in your home, you need a humidifier or dehumidifier. Humidifiers add moisture to your indoor air while dehumidifiers remove excess moisture in the air. Controlling the humidity in your home will help to improve your indoor air quality, comfort, and overall health. Here

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7 Strategies to Fight Common Indoor Air Quality Issues During Fall

September 15, 2021

Although spring is the season that people often associate with allergies, autumn can be just as brutal. When it comes to maintaining a sufficiently high indoor air quality (IAQ), there are several seasonal challenges that you’re guaranteed to encounter. Fall is the time when dust mite populations exponentially increase and when indoor contaminants are at an all-time high. The good news is that there are seven simple strategies for combating the most common fall related IAQ issues. 1. Upgrade Your HVAC Air Filter You may need a higher-rated air filter in your HVAC system throughout

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How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality

May 24, 2021

Most people use candles at home to create an intimate and relaxing mood. They bring color and warm fragrance inside a room, which improves the overall ambiance. Soaking in a steamy tub surrounded by candles might seem like the best way to unwind after a busy day. However, some of these candles may contribute to indoor air pollution, posing serious health issues to your loved ones. Read on to learn how. 1. How Candles Affect Indoor Air Quality Candles not only discolor your ceiling, walls, and surfaces, but they also generate indoor air pollutants. Most

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How Does the REME HALO Air Purification System Work?

April 20, 2021

The REME HALO Air Purifier is different from all other purifiers in the way it performs. This system purifies indoor air the same way nature purifies outdoor air. When outdoors, lightning activates hydrogen peroxide, which then cleans the atmosphere to leave a natural smell. The REME HALO purifier follows the same principle to leave a natural smell in homes. What Is the REME HALO Air Purifier, and How Does It Work? REME HALO is an air purification system by RGF. We install it in the supply plenum of the HVAC in a home. Instead of

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How To Test Indoor Air Quality For Mold

February 11, 2021

It’s striking that, at times, the air quality inside your home can have more pollutants than the air outside. The air quality inside a house often depends on multiple factors. The accumulation of mold is among the most common reasons why the air quality in most San Antonio homes is often hazy. Conducting a mold test is an easy way to ascertain that mold accumulation is responsible for the low air quality in your home. But how can you test your indoor air for molds? 1. Purchase an Indoor Air Quality Monitor

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What Is The Importance of an Air Duct Cleaning?

January 15, 2021

Homeowners who invest in the necessary care for their HVAC system might find it works more efficiently and less costly. Maintenance could extend behind the “obvious” part of the furnace and to the air ducts. Air ducts provide the pathway for the hot air to travel into the various rooms in the home. Homeowners might know they need to change the filter and keep an eye on soot in the system. Without the filter, things might get dirty, dusty, and, possibly, moldy in time. Routine cleanings and inspections may keep the burners in good shape. The air

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What Troubles Do Loose Ducts Cause?

November 13, 2020

Homeowners usually have a general idea about how a heating and cooling system works. Setting the thermostat sends the furnace or air conditioner into action. Cool air then escapes vents to enter the home. Between the vents and the HVAC system are ducts. Ducts serve as the passageway for the heated or cooled air. Positioned outside the homeowner’s watchful eye, ducts become somewhat underappreciated. Ironically, they may escape blame when things don’t operate perfectly. After all, people don’t see the ducts, so these components might not immediately come to mind if something goes wrong. And things

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What The EPA Says About Indoor Air Quality

August 12, 2020

Indoor air quality is gaining more traction as government agencies keep studying the effects of pollution on the population’s health. San Antonio, TX, has a three-year average outdoor air quality score of 72 as of 2018. This puts us in the moderate category, which is better than being in the 0-50 bracket. The moderate bracket means the air has some pollutants that are harmful to some groups. Given the state of the outdoor air, indoor air quality becomes more important. If you need help assessing your home’s indoor air quality, our team at Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating in San Antonio is available.

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5 Common Household Products That Pollute Your Home’s Air

July 10, 2020

There are a variety of household products with different uses, such as air fresheners and specialized cleaners. Most people can name at least a few common household products, and they’re obviously dangerous to ingest. But with the increase in health-consciousness, consumers are becoming aware of the chemicals within these products. Harmful chemicals are released into their home’s air, polluting it and increasing allergies and asthma or otherwise affecting their health. Here are 5 common household products with ingredients that bring down your indoor air quality. 1. Air Fresheners Consider that so-called air fresheners don’t actually do

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Indoor Air Quality Tips for Apartments and Condos

July 1, 2020

On average, 90% of individuals spend a lot of their time indoors, and the concentration of air pollutants inside buildings is higher than outdoors. In particular, apartments and condos present serious challenges, especially when it comes to offering proper ventilation to increasing indoor air quality. That’s because the stack and wind effect in high-rise buildings usually renders mechanical ventilation plans useless, particularly for the lower sections of the buildings. With great exposure to allergens and air pollutants, you should take the necessary steps to enhance the quality of the indoor air as much as you can.

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