IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

What Sets Apart an Air Purifier?

Monday, February 21st, 2022

uv-lightThere is more than one type of indoor air quality system on there that can help your home comfort. Not all of these systems are the same though. We’ve discussed UV air purifiers in Tampa, FL before but we feel like these systems deserve their own blog post so you can discover what makes them so unique.

A UV air purifier is a system that works in tandem with your heater and air conditioner to clean up your airflow. The goal is to improve your indoor air quality and your comfort. Let’s look at what makes these systems effective, helpful, and safe so you can determine if this is the right fit for you.

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3 Ways We Can Help Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, February 7th, 2022

service professional at door about to shake homeowner's handWhen you walk through a dust cloud, do you take a big breath? Of course not!

Dust and other airborne debris are contaminants that you want to keep out of your lungs. That’s why when we hear that the air quality outside is poor, we try to stay indoors. The problem is that the air quality in your home can be even worse!

Contaminants can easily build up in your home, making it harder to stay comfortable and ruining your indoor air quality. Thankfully, there is more than one way to clear the air in your home and our team is here to provide the best systems and services to get the job done.

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3 Ways That Dirty Ducts Will Hinder Your Comfort

Monday, December 13th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanA freeway clogged with debris isn’t going to be helpful to the cars traveling on it. Likewise, a set of ducts filled with built-up debris won’t be helpful to the air traveling through them.

Your ductwork is the delivery system for the conditioned air that your home comfort system produces. It stands to reason that whatever is or isn’t in your ducts will impact that airflow. Our team provides duct cleaning in Tampa, FL to make sure that nothing hinders your home comfort.

Wondering what kind of impact dirty ducts can have on your home? Let’s look at why dirt really can hurt, at least when it is filling up your ductwork.

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Why You Should Consider a Dehumidifier

Monday, July 13th, 2020

woman-feeling-hot-in-her-homeSummer is already hot enough as it is in this part of the country. Add in some extra humidity and things are going to be even more uncomfortable than before. See, high humidity makes it harder to cool off because the airborne moisture is a medium that holds onto heat. When you are stuck outside in hot, humid weather it will make it hard to get comfortable. Unfortunately, coming into an air-conditioned house isn’t always going to solve the problem.

We have a solution that can help though. A whole-house dehumidifier is going to be an effective and helpful solution to help keep your home cooler and tackle that airborne moisture. We want to tell you more about this solution for your indoor air quality and how we can help you add one to your home.

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Check Your IAQ to Help Your AC System

Monday, April 20th, 2020

white question mark on a blue backgroundThere are a lot of different factors that can impact the operation of your air conditioning system. From loose parts to low refrigerant levels, one problem going undetected for too long can have a pretty negative effect on your system’s ability to do its job.

One factor that many people forget to consider is their indoor air quality or IAQ. The reason many people don’t think about how their IAQ affects their AC system is that they don’t realize just how big of an impact it has. We want to give you some extra information so you can better understand just how important your IAQ is to your cooling comfort.

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Indoor Air Quality: What You Need to Know

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Living in Florida means that your air conditioner is probably first to come to mind when you think of systems used to keep your home comfortable. However, your AC alone is not enough to ensure that you make it through the year in true comfort. No, we’re not just talking about the importance of your heating system, either. The key comfort factor that too many homeowners overlook is the quality of the air in their homes. Not only does maintaining great indoor air quality in Tampa, FL help you to live more comfortably, but it also helps to ensure a healthful environment in your home. Read on to learn more about IAQ factors, and what IERNA’s Heating & Cooling can do to help protect your health and comfort.

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What Kinds of Problems Can High Humidity Cause?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

While living with high humidity levels is simply a part of everyday life here in Florida, the fact of the matter is that high humidity levels within one’s home can lead to a number of different problems. Because we run our home cooling systems so much throughout the year, and because these systems do dehumidify the air somewhat as part of their basic operation, many people mistakenly believe that no further action is necessary. However, it is important to remember that air conditioners are not dehumidifiers, and that dehumidification is not a primary goal of your AC. That is why you may want to use a whole-house dehumidifier in Tampa, FL. Contact IERNA’s Heating & Cooling to learn more.

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How Can I Tell If I Need Duct Sealing?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

A lot of people rely upon air ducts in order to distribute heated and cooled air throughout their homes. If you are one of these people, you are wise to remember that damaged or leaky ductwork can have seriously negative implications for your comfort, your air quality, and the condition of your HVAC system. The problem is, of course,  that your air ducts are largely hidden from view. Because of this, simply giving your air ducts a quick visual inspection is not really much of an option. Even so, though, there are ways in which you can determine if you’d benefit from professional duct sealing in Tampa, FL. Read the following tips, and call IERNA’s Heating & Cooling if you suspect that this is the case.

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What Can Lead to Low Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Maintaining high indoor air quality in Tampa, FL is a must if you hope to live comfortably throughout the year. In fact, not only does low indoor air quality threaten your comfort, but it can also put your health at risk. That being said, though, the quality of the air in their homes is a facet of their environment that many homeowners overlook. The indoor air quality specialists on the IERNA’s Heating & Cooling suggest that you take the time to take stock of the quality of the air in your home, though. There are a lot of ways in which it may suffer, and a lot of reasons it may do so. Contact us today if you are ready to explore your indoor air quality system and service options.

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3 Signs That You Need a Dehumidifier in Tampa, FL

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Living in Florida means that you encounter pretty humid weather on a pretty regular basis. High humidity levels can really make things uncomfortable outdoors. If you are not able to reign in the humidity in your home, though, it can also make your living space quite uncomfortable as well. In order to handle high humidity levels in your home, you may want to use a whole-house dehumidifier in Tampa, FL. Before doing so, of course, you must realize that humidity is indeed a problem in your home. Here are a few signs to look out for which may indicate the presence of excessive humidity in your home. If you are ready to face your humidity problems head on, contact an IAQ specialist at IERNA’s Heating & Cooling today.

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