When you picture indoor air quality, you might dream of the fresh, clean spring air coming through an open window and a comfortable home—a feeling you would crave all year. Unfortunately, the weather in Pflugerville makes this difficult during the more severe months. But do you have to give up this fresh air just because the weather isn’t cooperating? The answer is “no.” With proper ventilation, your indoor air quality can be premium—no matter what it’s like outside.
Ventilation requires more than just opening a few windows or doors in your home. While it's absolutely uplifting on picturesque, mild days, it’s not something you can do year-round in Pflugerville. The positive is that technological advances have allowed us to reproduce the benefits of fresh spring air using your heating and cooling equipment.
By drawing in just the right amount of fresh, outdoor air, today’s ventilation systems provide you with the benefits of conventional ventilation like eliminating odors, chemicals and other contaminants from your indoor air. This process removes stale air from your home and generates nicer feeling air. It’s a great way to make your home’s air as comfortable as possible without wasting energy.
There are two types of ventilation systems available: Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) and Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs). Because of the climate, it's recommended that homes in most of the United States and all of Canada to use HRVs. ERVs are used most heavily in the humid southern regions.
Enhancing ventilation is just one thing you can do to get better indoor air quality. We’ve got many other ways to help you improve indoor air quality, from using dehumidifiers to improving air filtration and utilizing air purification. Give Evenaire Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 512-355-1482. We are here to make your air cleaner and your home more comfortable.