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Indoor Air Quality Not Up to Par? Drive It Home With These Smart Tips

December 23, 2014

Believe it or not, the air in your home is likely much dirtier than the air outside, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Indoor air contains gaseous pollutants that include chemicals from household cleaners, combustion fuels, and the off-gassing of synthetic building materials like wood composites and carpeting. Particulate contaminants also are problematic, and these…

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Energy-Saving Tips That Will Help When Cooler Weather Comes

October 27, 2014

Winter energy bills can really strain a household budget. The lights are on longer because of shorter days; there are fewer nice days when you can turn off the heat and open the windows; and most activities, like cooking and staying entertained, are conducted indoors, so TVs and computers may be on longer. Anyway you…

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Choosing and Using Ceiling Fans for Summer Energy Savings

August 12, 2014

Consider using ceiling fans for summer energy savings in your Dumas area home. You should be able to meet your home’s cooling needs with properly placed fans and save money on your energy bill. Ceiling fans are the most effective type of circulating fan, because they effectively move the air in a room, creating a draft.…

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Don’t Live With the Negative Effects of Bad Indoor Air, Learn How to Improve IAQ

July 2, 2014
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The air in your home probably isn’t as clean as you might think. Indoor air contains so many pollutants, including mold, dust mites, pollen, bacteria and viruses, that the federal EPA has listed household indoor air as one of the top five environmental hazards. Poor indoor air quality contributes to respiratory illnesses including asthma, allergies…

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Is an air ventilator right for your home?

May 2, 2014

If you deal with problems such as stuffy air, excessive humidity or lingering odors in your home, an air ventilator might bring much needed relief. Aside from being unpleasant, these issues can point to a much bigger problem: indoor air pollution. Contaminated air in your home can be a significant health risk and requires working…

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