Proven Indoor Air Hygiene Solutions for Residential Retrofit

The COVID-19 Pandemic has required individuals to spend more time than ever in their homes.

RESIDENTIAL RETROFIT

Improving Indoor Air Hygiene in Your Home

The COVID-19 Pandemic has required individuals to spend more time than ever in their homes.

However, poor indoor air quality in the home has been linked to numerous health issues.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), health problems associated with poor indoor air quality include eye irritation, allergies, headaches, and respiratory ailments, such as asthma.

These problems can be directly related to the presence of mold, high volatile organic compound (VOC) levels, and dust mite infestations in the home.

Dehumidification

Adding a whole home dehumidifier is the best way to reduce overall humidity in your home and reduce the risk of mold. In fact, several organizations, including the Environmental Protection Agency, recommend installing a dehumidifier to help maintain humidity levels at 50% or less in your home. Ultra Aire by Santa Fe offers a full line of whole home dehumidifiers, including large capacity, with flexible installation configurations to maintain proper moisture levels.

Ventilation

Ventilation provides multiple benefits starting with the dilution of VOCs from the off gassing of new materials. Optional ventilation supplies fresh air and purges stale, polluted air and is crucial to ensuring a safe living environment. Ventilation allows improved control and treatment of the air that enters the house. By slightly pressurizing the house, these systems minimize outdoor pollutants in the living space and reduce the potential for backdrafting of combustion gases from fireplaces and appliances.

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Filtration

Dehumidifier filters remove a The air inside your home can contain millions of particles. Some of these are large enough to see like dust and lint. However, there are many more which are far too small to see with the human eye and include allergens, mold spores, pet dander, and potentially infectious pathogens. The proper air filter selection is key to removing these small particles from the air and providing a safe indoor environment.

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