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The Effects of Furniture on Your HVAC, And Vice Versa

21 Mar
The Effects of Furniture on Your HVAC, And Vice Versa

Your HVAC isn’t a stand-alone system – it has a reciprocal relationship with many aspects of your home. That’s why characteristics like the square footage, insulation level, orientation and number of windows are considered when sizing new equipment. What’s less commonly know is that a home’s interior finishes and furnishings can also affect HVAC performance, […]

IAQ Concerns: Sporting Equipment and Home Gyms

12 Mar
IAQ Concerns: Sporting Equipment and Home Gyms

Having a home gym or exercise room is a great way to stay in shape and improve your health. To benefit fully, you’ve probably focused on getting the right sporting equipment and making time for regular workouts. Another key concern should be the air quality in your workout space, because it can have a direct […]

American Heart Month: IAQ Effects on Health

05 Feb
American Heart Month: IAQ Effects on Health

It may be intangible and hard to measure, but indoor air quality (IAQ) can affect a healthy lifestyle. IAQ effects are difficult to measure because some of them aren’t apparent until decades later. Some of the effects, like those associated with carbon monoxide (CO), are quickly obvious, but volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are another case […]

How Christmas Trees Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

06 Dec
How Christmas Trees Affect Your Indoor Air Quality

The nostalgic scent of a real Christmas tree is a holiday essential in many Monmouth County homes. If you usually buy a pre-cut tree, it’s important to understand how it can affect on your indoor air quality (IAQ). Christmas Trees, Allergens and Air Quality The trees for sale in most seasonal tree lots are typically […]

How to Keep Jack O’Lanterns Fresh All Season

04 Oct
How to Keep Jack O'Lanterns Fresh All Season

It’s tempting to buy fresh pumpkins long before Halloween. Problem is, the kids may not be able to wait until Halloween to start carving. But to do so can mean your masterfully carved creation could end up looking even more frightful than you planned as it withers away to a prune-like glob. That’s why you […]

Does Grilling Affect Your IAQ?

06 Sep
Does Grilling Affect Your IAQ?

As long as it’s done beneath or beside a powerful exhaust fan that’s running, indoor grilling has few effects on IAQ (indoor air quality). However if any of the fumes or gases drift past the fan, they will lower indoor air quality quickly. Grilling 101 Gas stoves and grills release plenty of noxious gases like […]

How Candles Affect Your Air Filters and IAQ

14 Aug
How Candles Affect Your Air Filters and IAQ

We love our candles, whether for decorating the home or brightening up a holiday celebration. Not only do they lend a romantic glow while enhancing the dramatic mood of a room, but they also heighten enjoyment when we gather together to share a holiday feast or celebrate important family milestones. Scented candles have likewise become […]

The Benefits of Variable-Speed HVAC Technology

09 Aug
The Benefits of Variable-Speed HVAC Technology

If you’re planning to upgrade your home’s HVAC equipment, you’ll want to investigate variable-speed technology when you’re comparing different replacement options. Thanks to industry advancements, there are variable-speed furnaces, compressors and air handlers available that are radically different than traditional single-speed versions.   Since they only have one speed, traditional components always run at 100 […]