- Residential Heating & Cooling
- Plumbing Services
- Electrical Services
- Commercial HVAC Services
- Home Efficiency Services
Keeping your home’s air fresh when the windows are closed does more than make it smell and feel better. Fresh air ventilation also plays a big role in your health, and energy efficient homes tend to need more fresh air to offset the gases that build indoors.
Some of the gases are harmless odors, but others, whether they smell or not, are dangerous gases that come from common products used in homes and gas appliances, as well as radon that comes from the soil. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) originate from cleaning products, new furniture, flooring, paint, perfumes, candles, air fresheners and plastics. Fresh air dilutes the potential of these gases. Options include:
It’s possible to minimize the health hazards associated with indoor air pollution with effective ventilation year-round. For more information about improving your home's air quality, contact Russell’s Heating & Cooling, providing outstanding HVAC services for homeowners in the Hampton Roads area. Our goal is to help educate our customers in Chesapeake, Virginia and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about ventilation and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Guide or call us at 757-750-1831. Credit/Copyright Attribution: “serenethos/Shutterstock”