Breathing Lessons For Your Home
North American Precis Syndicate
(NAPSI)—Your heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system
is the lungs of your home. Taking proper care of it can help everyone breathe
Q: Are there any health benefits
that come from HVAC system cleaning?
A: HVAC systems have been shown to collect a variety of contaminants such
as mold, fungi, bacteria and very small particles of dust that have the
potential to affect overall health.
The removal of contaminants from your home’s HVAC system is an
important step for improving indoor air quality.
Q: How often should residential
HVAC systems be cleaned?
A: Frequency of cleaning depends on several factors, including:
• smokers in the household;
• pets that shed high amounts of hair and dander
• water contamination or damage to the home or HVAC system; and
• residents with allergies or asthma who
might benefit from a reduction in the amount of indoor air pollutants.
Q: Why should I choose a NADCA
member to have my air ducts cleaned?
A: NADCA members have signed a Code of Ethics stating that they will do
everything possible to protect the consumer and follow ACR—the NADCA
standard—for cleaning to the best of their ability.
To learn more, visit BreathingClean.com.
“Reasons to clean your HVAC
system more frequently include smokers, pets, and residents with allergies or
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