Control Indoor Pollution with a Whole-Home Ventilation System in Albany
Today’s homes are more energy efficient, which is good news for your heating and cooling costs. But that efficiency also means less airflow, which is bad news for indoor air quality.
We spend most of our lives in a building—up to 90 percent, according to an EPA study. And having an airtight home means pollutants can collect. 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 D.A. Bennett Service Experts, you can take out stale, polluted air from your home. Then, the system trades the stale air with clean air from outdoors. Some equipment can help your home retain heat and moisture in the winter and discharge more of it in the summer.
Get started by requesting a free comfort analysis. Our Experts can advise you on the unit that’s best for your home and climate in Albany. Plus, all our work is supported by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*
Why Home Ventilation is Important
Having poor indoor air quality can make you sick or worsen 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 products, like furniture, flooring, paint and cleaning products. Excessive concentration can cause respiratory sensitivity and headaches.
- Dust, mold and pet dander. These are the biggest frequent indoor pollution sources. They can worsen allergies and asthma.
- Carbon monoxide. This colorless, odorless, tasteless gas is made by incomplete 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 rooms.
Balanced ventilation uses exhaust fans to bring fresh air into the house—and expel stale air.
Plus, some equipment from D.A. Bennett Service Experts maximize energy efficiency. This provides fresh airflow without excessive energy expenditure.
Heat Recovery Ventilation
- Moves heat to condition incoming air
- Best for cold climates
Energy Recovery Ventilation
- Moves moisture and heat to condition incoming air
- Keeps more humidity in the winter and reduces the total brought in during the summer
- Ideal for warm climates
If you live in the Midwest, your home can benefit from having both kinds of equipment.