Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

How an HRV or ERV Can Benefit You

Monday, August 26th, 2019

comfortable-womanNew homes are built with efficiency in mind, and for home builders, this means sealing them up as tightly as possible. Sure, this does wonders for your heating and cooling efficiency, however, it can seriously impact your indoor air quality, as tight sealing can seriously limit the amount of natural ventilation in the house. For this reason, it is important that homeowners have the proper ventilation systems in place, specifically heat recovery and energy recovery ventilators.

Below, we have explained exactly what heat and energy recovery ventilators are and the benefits of installing one in your home. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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How to Get Healthier Air Indoors This Season

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

blowing-noseEnsuring that your heating and air conditioning systems are functioning properly, effectively, and reliably is important if you hope to continue living in the level of comfort that we know you deserve. Maintaining comfortable temperatures alone is not really enough, though. You also need to make sure that you are breathing clean, healthful air in your home. To do so, you are most likely going to need some help.

That is why we do not only provide exceptional HVAC services like air conditioning maintenance and heater repair in Colorado Springs, CO. We also offer a wide array of indoor air quality systems and services to help our clients realize the level of indoor air quality that they deserve. So read on and keep these tips in mind if you are serious about enjoying air of the highest quality in your home this season, and for many more to come.

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An Indoor Air Quality Checklist to Get You Through Spring

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

removing-filter-from-ventThis year, like every year, your family’s health is a priority. However, it can be difficult to tell just what your family members need to stay healthy, especially throughout spring and summer once allergies start to act up.

Indoor air quality is one of the biggest concerns for your home, considering you spend 90% of your time indoors. We’ve found it’s useful to go through a checklist of things your air quality may need to stay healthier during the spring and summer months, so we’ve provided our advice on improving indoor air quality below.

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Why You Should Take Action This Spring to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Monday, April 24th, 2017

couch-woman-sneezing-blanketSpring is a beautiful time of year, with near-perfect weather and blooming flowers all around. But there is one major downfall to the season of new growth: what it does to the air quality. As we move into spring, and into the summer, it’s a good idea to take action—starting inside your own home.

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Get Your Home Ready for Cold and Flu Season with These Systems

Monday, November 21st, 2016

When it comes to your family’s health, you do what you can to keep everyone as healthy as possible. From making sure that young kids understand the importance of hand-washing and other sanitary measures to reminding the family to eat their fruits and vegetables and drink plenty of water, you work hard to reduce illnesses around the home.

But something that’s more difficult to control is the indoor air quality that sometimes contributes to your family members’ illnesses. Germs and irritants in the air can lead to illness aggravate preexisting conditions. Consider one or more of these systems to help your family stay healthy.

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Resolve to Have Better Indoor Air Quality in the New Year

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Commit to better health and wellness for you and your family members in the new year, and consider putting indoor air quality at the top of your list of priorities. We’ve got a few tips for making improvements to your heating system (and your air conditioner) so that you can stay healthy and comfortable throughout 2016!

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4 Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Heating Season

Monday, November 16th, 2015

In the fall, allergies and asthma can act up just as they do in the spring, since temperatures begin to drop and new particles can move through your heating system and circulate around in the air in your home. Control common indoor air quality issues with a few tips from our experts.

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Keep Allergies Under Control with a Whole-Home Indoor Air Quality System

Monday, July 13th, 2015

It’s tough when you just cannot seem to catch a break from your seasonal allergy symptoms. You may attribute many of your allergy symptoms to outdoor air quality, but would you guess that the air in your home may be just as contaminated, if not more so?

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Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

When it comes to living comfortably in your home, your mind may automatically go towards the temperature. However, this is only a part of the overall picture in terms of comfort. In order to live truly comfortably, you must not only maintain comfortable temperatures but great indoor air quality as well. To ensure that this is the case, you may need to work with a trained indoor air quality specialist, such as the ones on the Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning team. Of course, before doing so, you must first realize that there is a problem with your indoor air quality in Colorado Springs, CO to begin with. Here are a few warning signs to keep an eye out for which may suggest the need for our quality indoor air quality products and services.

First of all, any increase in or aggravation of allergy and asthma symptoms among residents in your home are is a major red flag that your indoor air quality may be subpar. There are a lot of different factors at play here, and homes with pets or those in proximity to major roadways will likely have higher concentrations of airborne pollutants. Regardless of your situation, a good air filtration system or electronic air purifier may be necessary in order to boost your air quality to appropriate levels.

If you find that your skin is very dry and itchy, or if you have frequent sore throats and bloody noses, you may be up against issues with low humidity levels. You must have the right amount of humidity in your home if you hope to live comfortably, or else your body will feel the effects of drying out. Additionally, low humidity levels can lead to splitting wooden fixtures, chipping paint, and other problems. A whole-house humidifier is a great way to add the right amount of humidity back to the air.

No matter if your air is too dry or if biological pollutants have infiltrated your home, you need to improve the quality of the air that you breathe.

We spend a lot of time indoors, so your comfort and your health depend upon great indoor air quality in Colorado Springs, CO. Call Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning to learn more. 

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Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Call Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning for all your heating, air conditioning, indoor air quality, home automation, and commercial HVAC needs.

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