>YES< This is happening inside your house!!

The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Nowadays Outdoor sources should also be taken into consideration – mostly because outdoor air enters school buildings through windows, doors and ventilation systems. Therefore, transportation and maintenance activities are also factors that affect the indoor pollutant levels. The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Nowadays Over the past few years, there have been many studies performed by EPA and the Science Advisory Board (SAB) that ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health. Indoor air quality is, therefore, an important component of a healthy indoor environment and can help both homeowners, schools and facilities to reach their primary goal of ensuring a proper environment for their family, children, and workers. In other words, failure to prevent or respond to indoor air quality in a prompt way can lead to the following: Long and short-term health problems Cough Eye irritation Skin rashes Allergic reactions Life-threatening conditions Carbon monoxide poisoning On top of this, indoor air quality (IAQ) can aggravate asthma and other respiratory issues. In times when nearly 1 in 13 children has asthma or suffers from respiratory issues, poor indoor air quality can also: Impact student attendance in school as well as their comfort and performance Decrease…

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick? Dangers of a Moldy Indoor Coil

DOES YOUR AC VENTS look like???   Call today to find out!  305 791 5020  Inside your air conditioner, there are two coils. One coil you can see, and one you can’t. When you have an air conditioner tune-up, our technicians clean both coils to make sure your system is clean and running at peak efficiency. But did you ever wonder what gets on that coil in the first place?  At Cool Aid Air Conditioning, our technicians see the inside of many different units. Keep reading to find out what could be inside your air conditioner, and what to do about it. OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND Because you can’t see the evaporator coil on your indoor unit, there’s no way to know when it needs to be cleaned. While you can’t see it, mold could be growing on this coil, hampering your air conditioner, and introducing mold spores into your air. But how do you know? Here are three questions to ask yourself: Are you changing your filter monthly? Has your AC been experiencing frequent breakdowns? Have you noticed an increase in your energy bill even though your use hasn’t changed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might have a dirty coil.…

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How UV Lights Improve Indoor Air Quality

How UV Lights Improve Indoor Air Quality IMPROVE YOUR AIR TODAY For years UV lights have been utilized in clinics and hospitals to keep both air and medical surfaces clean and disinfected. What is Ultraviolet Light? UV lamp that is installed by a professional HVAC technician above and below the air conditioning coil. As a sanitation device, UV lights eliminate bacteria and mold around your air conditioning (furnace) coil before it can be recirculated into your living space. UV lamp that is installed by a professional HVAC technician above and below the air conditioning coil. As a sanitation device, UV lights eliminate bacteria and mold around your air conditioning (furnace) coil before it can be recirculated into your living space.​ When selecting an UV device to install into your system it is very important to hire a qualified contractor to perform this task. They will know exactly where to install it to get the most benefit. These devices can now be installed successfully in a number of locations including the ductwork and air returns. Usually, the most effective location is to mount it near the downstream side of the cooling coil where it can provide the most benefit. Do you have asthma? Do you have allergies?…

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Great TIPS to Reduce Cooling Costs This Summer​​

Great TIPS to Reduce Cooling Costs This Summer​ Maintain or replace your AC “AC efficiency is mostly a function of the technology,” Let humidity dictate AC settings Put the fan speed on low. The slower air movement through the air-conditioning equipment removes more moisture from the air, improving comfort in your home. Keep unit Clean! Cleaning and/or replacing filters once per month will lower an AC’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%. Plant trees around your house Most heat that accumulates inside a house comes directly from the sun shining onto the roof or through windows. Clothe your windows Solar screens, or mesh-like window screens, intercept up to 70 percent of solar energy before it gets into the house, Flip a switch Lower your air conditioner’s thermostat setting to 78 degrees Fahrenheit when you’re at home. CONTACT US @ 305.791.5020 Get ahead of the heat of summer! Call and Schedule your "Check UP" appointment today!

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This Valentine’s Day lets talk about all the reasons to LOVE your AC system

Your Air Conditioning System aids in you health  You may not realize it, but your Air Conditioning System can help fight against allergens which can help keep you healthy!It also improves the overall air quality of your home by removing dust, pollen, and dander. Therefore, your home has clean and filtered air safe for you and your family to breathe! Regular tune ups will keep even new equipment operating efficiently Even new Air Conditioning systems will decline in performance without regular maintenance. Therefore, it's important that you continue to tune up your system with an annual maintenance contract and ensure that your contractor provides "pre-season" tune ups before each cooling season. Give Your HVAC a Gift of Better Airflow Checking the air filter every month and installing a new one whenever it starts to look dirty, or at least every three months.Having your AC technician seal all the accessible ducting to end air losses through leaky joins and seams.Keeping every supply register fully open, and all the return grilles free of obstructions.Getting the system’s air balance checked and having any recommended improvements made promptly. Schedule a professional maintenance visit annually before the summer season and then another! A well-maintained A/C will work more efficiently and effectively,…

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How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You

Take a deep breath. Feels good, doesn’t it? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your home? If so, you may be alarmed if you knew how many toxins you just pulled in, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…what? It’s important to take a look at the quality of the air you breathe indoors. The benefits are: Improve your health. That’s right. And actually, 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air according to the American College of Allergists. Reduce? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how efficient your heater/AC works. How about “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Protect your investment. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. Eliminating Indoor Air Pollution is Easy There are several options for fighting allergy-inducing pollution in your home. High-efficiency Air Filtration and Air Cleaners filter or kill all the pesky airborne contaminants that lead to sneezing. Options range from HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filtration, to lights that elimate viruses, and duct cleaning that removes built-up debris over the years. Learn more about these solutions: HEPA Filters Media Air Cleaners Electronic Air…

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