Control Indoor Pollution with a Whole-Home Ventilation System in Columbus
Current homes are more energy efficient, which is good news for your energy bills. But that efficiency also means less airflow, which is bad news for indoor air quality.
We spend most of our lives indoors—up to 90 percent, according to an EPA study. And having an airtight home means contaminants can build up. The EPA says this can make your home’s air quality two to five times worse than outdoor air.
With a whole-home ventilation system from Stevenson Service Experts, you can pull stuffy, contaminated air from your home. Then, the system replaces the musty air with clean air from outdoors. Some models can help your home hold on to heat and moisture in the winter and discharge more of it in the summer.
Get started by requesting a no-cost comfort analysis. Our Experts can suggest the system that’s right for your home and climate in Columbus. Plus, all our work is backed by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*
Why Home Ventilation is Important
Having poor indoor air quality can make you feel bad or aggravate chronic problems like allergies or asthma.
There are a couple of pollution sources that impact the air your family breathes.
- Volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These chemicals are found in regular household items, like furniture, flooring, paint and cleaning products. Increased concentration can result in respiratory sensitivity and headaches.
- Dust, mold and pet dander. These are the biggest frequent indoor pollution sources. They can aggravate allergies and asthma.
- Carbon monoxide. This colorless, odorless, tasteless gas is made by insufficient combustion in a natural gas appliance. CO poisoning causes flu-like symptoms and can be fatal.
How Whole-Home Ventilation Works
House ventilation systems can remove pollution from the air in your living space.
Balanced ventilation uses exhaust fans to introduce fresh air into the house—and expel musty air.
Plus, some systems from Stevenson Service Experts make the most of energy efficiency. This provides fresh airflow without excessive energy use.
Heat Recovery Ventilation
- Moves heat to condition incoming air
- Best for cold areas
Energy Recovery Ventilation
- Moves moisture and heat to condition incoming air
- Keeps more humidity in the winter and limits the total imported during the summer
- Ideal for warm climates
If you live in the Midwest, your home can benefit from installing both kinds of systems.