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Why Indoor Air Matters

September 19th, 2016

 

As heating and cooling experts for 70 years, we understand the importance of being comfortable at home. We also understand the importance of a healthy home which is why we offer specialized services in indoor air quality. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around your home especially as it relates to the health and comfort of the people who live there. This is especially important since we spend approximately 90% of our time indoors.

Indoor air quality issues are often related to short term and long term health issues. According the Environmental Protection Agency immediate health effects of low indoor air quality include irritation of the eyes, nose and throat, headaches, dizziness and fatigue. Chronic allergies are also related to indoor air quality. Prolonged exposure to indoor pollutants can result in respiratory problems, liver and kidney issues and cancer. The people that have the greatest susceptibility to the effects of low indoor air quality are the young, the elderly and those that experience chronic illness.

If you interested in learning more about the quality of the air in hour home and how to improve it, call Russett Southwest Corp. at 520-626-9676 and ask about our Healthier Home Healthier You program. We offer comprehensive home assessments and customized solutions. Russett Southwest Corp. is an industry leader in Indoor Quality. Your home comfort and health is our priority.