Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

June 14, 2023
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Most homes in Colorado and across the country are well-insulated, helping your heating and cooling system run more efficiently. 

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AC and Allergies

April 20, 2023
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If you’re afflicted with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone. As many as 60 million Americans have allergic rhinitis part-time or year-round, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Luckily, a perfect antidote is already installed in your Colorado home. A well-maintained air conditioner can boost your indoor air quality (IAQ), reducing symptoms. Your AC has a filter that catches airborne irritants like dust, pollen, dander. It also balances humidity and provides ventilation, reducing the likelihood of mold growth.

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Learn The Facts About Carbon Monoxide

March 15, 2023
A person presses a CO alarm. Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

To promote safety and well-being for our community in Fort Collins, here’s what you should know about this harmful airborne pollutant.

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Is My Home Energy Efficient?

August 13, 2022
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You hear it all the time—buy energy-efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to lower your Colorado utility bills! Even the best furnace or heat pump will struggle in a poorly insulated home. Leaky ductwork will drive up energy costs regardless of whether you have new or old HVAC equipment.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

July 19, 2022
Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to HVAC.com, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

June 13, 2022
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You should consider having your air ducts cleaned if you notice any or all of the following situations in your home.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

November 15, 2021
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There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your home. Adding a humidifier can increase the comfort level in your home and lower your annual energy expenses.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

April 5, 2021
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Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Loveland 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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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 19, 2020
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In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Colorado, creating some significant health problems. At Balance Point Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

July 24, 2020
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Want to eliminate dust in your household? Our team wants to help improve your indoor air quality and limit the amount of dust in your home.

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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 Colorado. At Balance Point 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 Loveland homes and businesses that are energy-efficient, environmentally…

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control?

March 12, 2020
ac for living space

Everyone knows temperature plays an important role in comfort. When the weather gets chilly, you automatically adjust your furnace or heating system. And the air conditioner tends to be center stage in the heat of the summer. However, it’s important to realize humidity levels play just as much of a leading role in your Colorado home.…

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