Advanced Mechanical Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Purification’

Furnace Filters and Air Quality Filters: There’s a Difference!

Monday, November 26th, 2018

pleated-air-filterProtecting and improving the quality of the air inside your home is an important part of comfort and health. It’s almost as important as caring for the furnace keeping you warm in winter.

But often people assume their homes have a decent defense against unwanted particles circulating through the ventilation system because they have a furnace filter. But this is a misunderstanding about what the furnace filter (or filter for another forced-air system, such as a heat pump) actually does. If your home is suffering from low indoor air quality that’s making your winter unpleasant, you’ll need different types of filters or other IAQ products.

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How Your Air Quality May Suffer This Winter

Monday, October 15th, 2018

smoking-chimney-in-winterWe’re busy now helping local homeowners prepare for the coming winter weather. A large part of this job is doing routine maintenance on furnaces and other heating systems. It’s the essential step to ensure a home has a steady heat supply without unwieldy bills—and that the heating system works for many winters to come.

But there’s another part of winter comfort that isn’t connected to indoor temperatures. It’s the quality of the air inside the house. Unfortunately, winter can bring with it stuffy and pollutant-filled air, and you may need the assistance of our indoor air quality specialists to help you prepare for a healthier season.

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