What is Indoor Air Quality?
Health officials define Indoor Air Quality as the quality of air inside a home or building, particularly as it relates to the comfort, health, and well-being of the people inside.
By cutting down on or eliminating indoor pollutants that are airborne, you can reduce the risk of health problems significantly. The concern with a lot of indoor air pollution is that many of the health implications aren’t always obvious right after exposure. Sometimes, it can take years before serious health issues are noticeable. As such, residents need to ask themselves: What kinds of hidden toxins are floating around in the air I breathe in my home?
How Important is Indoor Air Quality?
Promoting clean and healthy breathing conditions in your home is essential for ideal health and overall wellness for that inside.
Americans spend most of their time — an estimated 90 percent of it —indoors, whether it be at home, in an office, or a restaurant, work building, factory, or warehouse. In many of these kinds of places, experts are finding smoke, aerosol, toxic gases, chemicals, and other pollutants that cause allergies, headaches, fatigue, and breathing problems, in addition to irritation of the eyes, throat, nose, and skin. The more severe indoor pollutants can cause heart disease, cancer, respiratory problems, and other grave long-term health conditions.
Indoor Air Quality Services in Upper Arlington, OH
Top 3 Benefits of a Thermostat Upgrade
Smart thermostats have the same benefits as programmable thermostats, with even more controllability enabling further convenience and money and energy savings. They are designed to adjust HVAC schedules to improvise using local sensors, software algorithms, and occupancy sensors. This means that based on your preferred temperature settings, soon the thermostat will begin adjusting your settings using incremental amounts to save energy while maintaining a comfortable temperature.
Keep Track of Energy Consumption
Digital thermostats enable customers to keep a detailed account of their energy consumption. The thermostat also enables you to build a home energy profile that details how your energy usage changes over any given period of time and, depending on your habits, manage your home’s climate to save additional money.
Adjust Your Thermostat From Any Location
One of the coolest features of today’s smart thermostats is the ability to adjust the temperature remotely from your smartphone. Many of these smart thermostats also send alerts to notify you when the temperature of your home falls below or rises above the limits you’ve set. The thermostat monitors and tracks your movement patterns to predict when you’ll be home and they track weather conditions to adjust accordingly.
Savings On Energy Costs
Experts say 51% of the annual energy usage from the average American household goes to heating and cooling, which comes to more than $900 per year. With a smart thermostat, you can save up to around 8 percent of heating and cooling bills. This goes nicely with relative rebates and cashback offers on qualifying smart thermostats.
Types of Thermostats
A non-programmable thermostat is very simple. Any time you want to change the temperature in your home, you’ll need to adjust the setting on the thermostat manually. You cannot pre-program the thermostat to change your home’s temperature while you’re away or sleeping. A non-programmable thermostat is ideal for those who are rarely away from home.
With a programmable thermostat, you can pre-program it to modify the temperature at any time of the day. Many programmable thermostats have daily and weekly settings. In doing so, the furnace doesn’t have to work so hard to heat the home. This will reduce wear and tear on the unit. A programmable thermostat is especially ideal for those living in climates with drastic temperature changes.
A smart thermostat easily integrates with various home automation tools and equipment. The thermostat learns your living habits and adjusts the temperature accordingly. It’ll learn when you come home every day. It stores the information to achieve maximum heating and cooling efficiency. Many smart thermostats come with voice control features and are compatible with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. Smart thermostats are ideal for tech-savvy households that prefer optimal indoor comfort.
Wi-Fi thermostats connect to a wireless network, accessible via your mobile device. This allows you to remotely alter the thermostat’s temperature. A Wi-Fi thermostat is also a programmable thermostat. This type of thermostat is particularly ideal for those who want full authority over a home’s temperature setting even when they’re away from the house.
Our Installations are Quick and Easy.
At Upper Arlington Heating & Air, we make the installation process a breeze for our customers. First, we’ll dispose of your old HVAC equipment in an environmentally friendly manner. Then, we’ll begin installation according to which package you’ve chosen. We’ll reconnect the ductwork, calibrate the new system controls, and perform tests on the new system to ensure everything is 100% working order. We’ll be sure to clean up after ourselves and be on our way — leaving you and your family more satisfied than when we arrived!
HVAC Financing Has Never Been Easier.
If you’re looking for some financial assistance in upgrading your home’s HVAC system, or if you need help covering the cost of repairs, we encourage you to consider our financing options. Upper Arlington Heating & Air has joined forces with Wells Fargo Bank to make the Carrier® credit card1 available to help our customers at 0% APR for 60-months. We also offer special online offers on our HVAC services in Upper Arlington, OH.
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