S&L Mechanical Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

What Can I Do for Better Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, January 14th, 2019

woman-relaxingThis is a question we hear often from our customers in the Seattle area: “Do you have recommendations for better indoor air quality?” We understand why people ask this: indoor air quality in Seattle, WA is often quite poor, and people are becoming more aware than ever of the many pollutants that come from inside their home, rather than from outside. Homes have more insulation in them than ever before, and although this improves energy efficiency for the HVAC system (less heat loss in winter, less heat gain in summer), it also causes a drop in IAQ because there’s scant fresh air circulation to replace the stuffy and pollutant-filled indoor air.

So, back to the question …

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Why Winter Can Be Rough for Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, December 17th, 2018

winter-sceneWe offer many home comfort solutions to our customers, and people often think about quality heating and air conditioning first when it comes to comfort. But we’re also focused on providing the best indoor air quality to our customers, and IAQ is critical not only for comfort, but also for health. Better indoor air quality is part of our larger goal to provide “Quality Service for Quality Living!”

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Duct Services Means Better Air Quality and More!

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

inside-an-air-ductYou may have not realized the ductwork hidden in the walls, ceiling, and attic of your house need regular cleaning. Anything that’s disguised as well as the ductwork is something you won’t think about too often, so we understand why duct cleaning may not be a priority that’s popped into your head until now when you started reading this post.

But we’re glad we got you to think about it, because professional duct services in Seattle, WA benefit you with quality living. That’s what were all about here at S&L: Quality Service for Quality Living!

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A Healthier Household for Winter with a UV Air Purifier

Monday, November 5th, 2018

UV-air-purifier-lightNobody wants to get sick at any time of the year, but the winter season is when colds and flus can make life extremely miserable—and it’s also the season when they spread faster and can circulate easily around homes that are closed off to the cold outside air.

You can take many kinds of precautions during the winter to help keep away illness. But you may have skipped over one of the most powerful tools available to you: air purifiers to remove those harmful viruses, germs, microbes, and other Generally Icky Things™ from moving around the ducts and the spaces in your house. One of the best methods to fight winter sickness is to have an indoor air quality professional in Seattle, WA install UV air purifiers in your home.

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Ways HVAC Pros Can Help Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Monday, September 10th, 2018

woman-with-allergiesIf you’ve been on our homepage, you’ll notice a big button that reads “I Want Cleaner Air.” You may not know this, but along with providing excellent service for air conditioning and heating to the Bellevue area, we also help with indoor air quality improvements. IAQ is connected to the ventilation in your house, and our technicians have many ways to add air quality devices and make other adjustments to deliver cleaner air all around the rooms.

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We Recommend the Air Scrubber Plus

Monday, May 14th, 2018

tulips-in-springOne of the trickiest parts of maintaining a pleasant home environment today is managing the indoor air quality. People know how to warm up a cold house. They also know how to cool down a warm house. As long as they work with the right professional HVAC contractor, they’ll have the comfort they want. But indoor air quality is a bit trickier with so many products designed to target different types of contamination.

Our IAQ professionals know how best to solve your home’s air quality issues. One product we highly recommend is the Air Scrubber plus. We install the Air Scrubber Plus in Bellevue, WA and the surrounding areas, and we know firsthand all about the advantages of this great system.

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