Moody Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Seal Those Leaky Ducts!

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Leaky ducts are nothing to scoff at. They can be responsible for leaking up to 30% of your conditioned air or heat during the winter! That might not seem like much until your system starts having trouble pumping out the air you need, and you’re left feeling uncomfortable and paying a higher bill than you should.

Luckily, the ability of professionals to seal leaky ducts can be a huge improvement in both the temperature of your home and the condition of your air conditioner. Think about it, if your AC is churning away producing cool air just for a lot of it to be leaked out through your air ducts, it’s going to be working too hard and eventually break down. Let’s talk about duct sealing in Rome, GA, and what it can do to keep your bills low and your home cool.

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Here’s Why You Need to Get Those Ducts Clean!

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Okay, be honest: how often do you think about your ductwork? Our guess is that it is probably not often, but don’t worry–you’ve got a pretty good excuse. After all, your ducts are pretty much hidden from sight, traveling through spaces between your walls and attic, so of course, it’s only natural that you’d forget about them.

But here’s the thing: it could do you well to think about your ductwork every once in a while. You see, any issues with your ductwork directly affects your air conditioner, which is definitely not something you want during a hot summer day. One issue, in particular, is dirty ducts, and it is for this reason that you should consider scheduling duct cleaning services! Keep reading below to find out more.

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Yes, Indoor Air Quality Does Matter

Monday, June 17th, 2019

question-markMany homeowners tend to minimize the importance of indoor air quality, and often do not understand the implications that poor indoor air quality has on their home, their health, and their comfort. Of course, we understand just how easy it can be to get used to our environment, which is why many people don’t even know they’re suffering from poor indoor air quality in the first place. This is where we come in!

Below, we have listed some of the signs that suggest you’re dealing with poor indoor air quality in your home, why it matters, and how to fix it. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more.

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Dehumidifiers to the Rescue!

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

man-in-front-of-fanBlegh! We all know what a humid Georgia summer day feels like: it is muggy, it is sticky, and it’s certainly uncomfortable. And unfortunately for many homeowners, excess moisture has a way of seeping into their indoor air, making it quite difficult to escape these not-so-comfy conditions. If you’ve found yourself in this unfavorable predicament, then consider installing a whole-house dehumidifier.

A dehumidifier might just be the solution you’ve long been waiting for! Whole-house dehumidifiers are great for removing large quantities of excess moisture from your indoor air, and homeowners all across Georgia have already experienced some of these excellent benefits. In case you are not yet convinced, keep reading below! 

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How to Protect Indoor Air Quality This Season

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

woman-blowing-noseThose homeowners who think that heating their homes in the winter and cooling them effectively with their air conditioners in the summer is all there is to year-round comfort are making a huge oversight. We are not going to argue against the importance of reliable temperature management in your home. You’d be remiss, however, to overlook just how important it is that you are also able to maintain high indoor air quality throughout your living space.

To that end, we want to give you some tips about how you can do just that this season. The summer and winter months are tough on indoor air quality for a few different reasons. Some issues causing low indoor air quality, such as the actual location of your home in proximity to major roadways or agricultural areas, cannot be entirely eliminated. With the right systems and services, however, our IAQ and HVAC contractors in Dallas, GA can help you to enjoy better air quality in your home.

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Choosing the Right Air Purifier

Monday, August 28th, 2017

UV-air-purifier-bulbQuick: What is the most important factor when it comes to your home comfort? If you said your air conditioner, that makes a lot of sense considering the heat and humidity we experience here in Georgia. But what about where comfort and health meet head-on: indoor air quality? For many homeowners throughout our area, maintaining great indoor air quality is a battle that they may not even fully understand that they are losing.

While keeping your home comfortable during our long hot summers and generally mild winters is important, maintaining high indoor air quality is equally important. Your indoor air quality ties directly into your comfort, and letting it slip affects both your comfort and health, as well as the condition of your property. We recommend using an air purifier in Dallas, GA to guarantee the protection of your air quality. Of course, this leads to the question of which air purifier(s) will benefit you the most.

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Don’t Let High Humidity Cause Problems This Summer

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

kids-with-dogWhen the heat of summer is at its peak here in Georgia, the word “uncomfortable” really does not even begin to describe it. Of course, residents in this area know that it is not just the heat alone that fuels our discomfort in the summer. It is also the humidity. A dry, arid heat is far more tolerable than heavy, muggy hot air, but these conditions are really just a fact of life around here. Fortunately for you, a whole-house dehumidifier in Cedartown, GA can help you to maintain a very comfortable environment in your home.

The benefits of using a whole-house dehumidifier are many. Unlike small, portable dehumidifiers, however, a whole-house dehumidifier is going to need to be professionally installed and integrated into your HVAC system. You need to know that this job is done right if you want to enjoy the best performance possible from your home comfort and IAQ systems. That is why you should leave your dehumidifier installation to us.

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How Will Well-Sealed Ducts Benefit Me?

Monday, January 16th, 2017

While certain HVAC systems, like ductless mini splits or radiant heaters, don’t use air ducts, most homeowners still have ducts in their homes. Furnaces, heat pumps, and central air conditioners all use ductwork in order to distribute heated and/or cooled air throughout a house. When that ductwork is leaking, a number of problems will develop.

Fortunately for homeowners in our area, the professionals on our team are ready and willing to seal their ductwork effectively. Professional duct sealing in Summerville, GA can be hugely beneficial, but must also be completed by trained technicians. Schedule service today, and reap the benefits of well-sealed air ducts.

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Balance Efficiency and Air Quality with an ERV!

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Homes today are being sealed up tighter and tighter in the construction process. This is great news for energy efficiency, of course, as it helps to eliminate unwanted heat transfer via gaps in the home’s thermal envelope. What it’s not so great for, though, is indoor air quality.

Houses need a certain amount of natural ventilation in order to keep the air within at a high level of quality. If you want to ensure that your indoor air quality is high, but you don’t want to do so at the expense of energy efficiency, then we recommend the use of an energy recovery ventilator in Trion, GA. Contact us today to schedule service.

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When to Use a UV Air Purifier

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Most homeowners are under the impression that filtering the air in their homes is enough to maintain great indoor air quality. For some, this is true (though many mistakenly believe that the standard air filter in their HVAC systems will do the job, which it won’t). In some cases, though, even the best air filters are not the best tools for the job.

Certain pollutants simply cannot be effectively removed from the air. They must be destroyed. This is the case when dealing with biological pollutants, such as viruses, mold, and bacteria. That is when you are going to need a UV air purifier in Summerville, GA.

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