Indoor Air Quality in Phoenix, AZ and the Surrounding Areas
Indoor air quality of a high standard is only achieved through clean and efficient installation, regular preventive maintenance, and corrective maintenance, including thorough cleaning of the unit, system, and associated ducting. In forced air systems, air is forced through the ducting and vents and into your home. Air carries dust particles, allergens, mites, and other debris which is not always caught by the filters. This debris is carried through the ducting and left as residue in the network. If not regularly cleaned, the residue becomes excessive and air forced through the ducting will once again pick up this debris forcing it into your home and into your environment.
At Arizona TradeMasters, our maintenance services always include a thorough cleaning of your unit, vents, and ducting to ensure that Indoor Air Quality in Phoenix, AZ is not compromised.
Why Is Indoor Air quality Important?
In order to maintain good health, the air you breath needs to be of a good quality. A large portion of time is spent indoors at work or at home. In many places of work, the use of harmful pollutants or chemicals can cause health issues like headaches, allergies, and even fatigue and in very serious cases even terminal illnesses like cancer. Clean air is one way of preventing allergies, asthma, and other bronchial-related illnesses. Second hand cigarette smoke is a major contributing factor to the state of indoor air quality which is why laws have been passed regarding smoking in public places like restaurants.
Poor Air’s Effect on Sleep Quality
Breathing in low Indoor Air Quality in Phoenix, AZ while you sleep will definitely not be conducive to restful sleep, the struggle to get in oxygen while you sleep exhausts your body, leaving your far from ready to take on the challenges of the day. Lack of good sleep can become mood altering causing irritation and even irrational thought and reactions. Allow Arizona TradeMasters to assist you in doing what you can to improve your own indoor air quality, improving the quality of life for your family and preventing unnecessary illness.
Indoor Air vs. Outdoor Air
About 90% of your time is spent indoors where the quality of air can be as much as one hundred times more polluted than the air outside. Poor indoor air quality has been recognized by the EPA as one of the top environmental dangers facing the public in general. Serious illnesses like asthma, lung cancer, and even heart disease are all linked to the quality of indoor air. Gas, oil, kerosene, smoke, carpeting, insulation, radon, pollen, pesticides, mold, and dust mites can all contribute to poor indoor air quality and most of these are brought in from the outside and carried through your heating or cooling system and into your homes. If you consider that more than 15000 quarts of air a day is breathed, you can begin to understand the importance of high quality indoor air.