Indoor Air Quality Articles

Can My AC System Help with VOCs and Improve My Indoor Air Quality?

August 24, 2022
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If you want clean and healthy air to circulate throughout your home, you need to know about VOCs and the different actions you can take to reduce your exposure to them.

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Video – Indoor Air Quality is Important to Your Family’s Health

April 26, 2022
Video - Indoor Air Quality is Important to Your Family’s Health

Air quality in your home is important to your family’s health. Having the right humidity levels, changing your filters regularly and installing air-cleaning or filtration systems like UV lights and air scrubbers.

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Rid Your Indoor Air Of Pollen

March 31, 2022
Rid Your Indoor Air Of Pollen

Although you cannot control pollen outdoors, you can prevent it from lowering the indoor air quality inside your Savannah home. You can count on Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning to help you find the best solution to remove pollen from the air you breathe in your living space.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

October 6, 2021
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When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

June 18, 2021
Close up horizontal photo of female hand cleaning dirty bathroom air ducts with blue sponge in Savannah GA.

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

June 7, 2021
Woman emptying her dehumidifier in her Savannah, GA home

Our professionals at Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning want to share with you some tips on controlling humidity and, furthermore, humidity control consequences in your Savannah home.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

February 17, 2021

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Savannah home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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How Indoor Air Quality Products Can Help Viruses

December 30, 2020
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With the way the world is today, choosing effective indoor air quality (IAQ) products to help sanitize the air in your Garden City home or business has never been so important.

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What You Should Know About Air Filtration for Your Home

May 27, 2020
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Filtration, or filtering the air, is a great way to improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) throughout your Georgia or South Carolina home. Clean air helps anyone with asthma, allergies, or some other type of respiratory condition. It is the first and most important step toward creating a healthy home.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 17, 2020
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Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.  What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Savannah area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 13, 2020
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The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Georgia and South Carolina. At Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to homes and businesses that are…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

March 3, 2020
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Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a…

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4 HVAC Habits for Increasing Comfort in Your Home

December 11, 2019
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In many aspects of life, good things take time. You can also apply this wise advice to make your Savannah, Georgia, home more comfortable. It may take some time to form healthy home-care habits, but the increased comfort you’ll notice in your home is definitely worth it. Keep reading to learn about four HVAC habits…

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How Damaged Duct Work Can Affect the Comfort and Efficiency of Your Home

November 22, 2019
HVAC Air Intake Grate Open, How Duct Work Can Affect the Comfort & Efficiency of Your Home

Temperatures in Savannah, GA are often hot and humid, but there’s a definite cool-down in the fall and winter. Keeping your house comfortable year-round is important. If you are planning to invite friends over for the holiday season, you need to be sure your HVAC system is working efficiently. If you have noticed hot and cold zones, unpleasant smells, or an increase in breathing problems, your duct work may be to blame.

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6 Factors That Impact Home Office Productivity

October 21, 2019

Your Hilton Head, South Carolina, home office’s attributes can either lessen or improve your productivity. Ask yourself these six questions to discover how you can improve your performance while working from home. How Quiet Is Your Office Space? You want to achieve more on the job by having more control over potential sources of environmental…

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HVAC Filters: What You Need To Know

August 14, 2019
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HVAC filters are key components to your Savannah, GA, or Hilton Head, SC, home’s HVAC system. HVAC filters play an important role in the efficiency of your system and the overall health of your home. It’s important that you know what your HVAC filters do, when they need to be replaced, and what the differences are among the ratings.

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What is Photohydroionization and How Does it Improve IAQ?

April 3, 2019
Happy family with young cute daughter sitting on windowsill playing and looking in window at home, How the Reme Halo’s Photohydroionization™ (PHI) Technology | HVAC

Your Savannah, GA home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system plays a major role in keeping the air inside your home clean, and simple changes like changing your filter on a routine basis can help improve your home’s IAQ – but they won’t solve the problem. That’s why Old Coast Heating & Air Conditioning is proud to carry the Reme Halo whole home in-duct air purifying system, and its patented Photohydroionization™ (PHI) technology.

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The Importance of Ductwork Balancing for Comfort

March 22, 2019
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Uneven temperatures in your Savannah, GA home could signal a problem with airflow. An unbalanced ductwork system could be the culprit. Fortunately, this is a problem that in most cases you can readily fix.

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3 Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality

December 13, 2018
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Low indoor air quality (IAQ) in your Hilton Head, South Carolina, home can reduce your HVAC system’s airflow and increase your utility bills. It could also lead to inconvenient, expensive breakdowns and shorten your system’s life. If you notice any of these three signs of poor IAQ, consider having a trusted professional inspect your system.

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4 Chores That Can Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 20, 2018
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There’s nothing prettier than Savannah, GA, in springtime. However, for allergy sufferers, the pollen from blooming flowers and trees can cause misery. Add to that dust and other pollutants circulating through your home, and your family could end up being sick more often. A few simple household chores can improve your home’s indoor air quality and keep…

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Maintaining Your HVAC System

August 5, 2018
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The hot, humid summer weather here in Savannah, GA, can make you and your family miserable, especially if you have a problem with your air conditioner. A breakdown could force you to spend thousands of dollars on repairs or a replacement for your system and ruin your weekend. You can maintain your HVAC system and…

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4 Ways to Get Rid of Bad Smells

July 13, 2018

Bad smells in your Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, home can prevent you and your family from feeling comfortable. They can also make your place feel less welcoming to guests, and they could even be signs of a more serious problem. Common causes of poor indoor air quality and unpleasant scents include biological growth, smoke,…

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How Your Air Filter Affects Your Heating and Cooling

May 30, 2018
Changing air filter to improve indoor air quality (IAQ)

Your HVAC air filter in your Savannah, GA home is a small, but significant feature of your system. It traps dust and dirt from circulating through your home and prevents poor IAQ. Although the air filter benefits your home, it can create problems if you don’t clean or change it regularly. Check out a few…

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How to Allergy-Proof Your Home for Spring

April 24, 2018
Top view of sick young women blowing her nose using facial tissues while sitting on the sofa at home, How to Allergy-Proof Your Home for Spring | Indoor Air Quality in Savannah

According to the medical experts at MedlinePlus, indoor allergies can result from exposure to dust mites, pollen, mold or pet dander. These allergens can sometimes trigger asthma attacks and other respiratory problems for vulnerable individuals. Here are three proven strategies to help you allergy-proof and improve the indoor air quality inside your Savannah, GA, home. Invest…

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