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There are many different types of pollutants that can enter your home and lead to problems with your indoor air quality. Thankfully, with good air filters and an air purification system, you can get rid of these pollutants and keep the air inside your home clean and healthy.
If you would like to improve your indoor air quality with a good air purification system, give RineAir Heating & Air Conditioning a call today! Our technicians have years of experience with Cincinnati air purification systems, so we know we have the expertise necessary to get you the right system for your home.
Types of Contaminants
While we all worry about pollution outside our homes, very few of us think about the contaminants that are present in our indoor air. Pet dander, dust mites, and cooking fumes are all typical pollutants in your home that can cause problems for people with allergies or asthma. Without a good air filtration or purification system, they can build up in your air and circulate throughout your ductwork. Bacteria and viruses can also circulate in your air unless they are filtered out or eliminated by UV germicidal lights. No one wants these types of things in their air, which is why investing in a good air purification system is a great idea for many homeowners.
Mechanical Air Cleaners
A mechanical air cleaner is a possible solution for any indoor air quality problems you might be having. These systems use high efficiency filters (such as HEPA) to remove contaminants from the air as it passes through them. They can either be installed at the same time as your new heating and cooling system or integrated into an already existing system later. They are very effective at removing particulates as long as they are 0.3 microns or larger. Since that is most dust and pet dander that can accumulate in your ducts, they are a great solution for many homes.
Electronic Air Cleaner Installation
For even more thorough particle removal, you can get an electronic air filter. These air cleaners use a process called electrostatic attraction to help filter out charged particles. They are more effective than mechanical air cleaners at removing small particles, though they sometimes have a hard time removing larger ones.
Though they can be more difficult to install and maintain, they are very effective. If you are trying to remove pet odors and cooking fumes, an electronic air filter is probably the best choice for your home. For more information about which air cleaner is best for your Cincinnati home, give RineAir Heating & Air Conditioning a call.
Air Purification System Sizing
Another important thing to think about when installing a new air purifier is the capacity. You need an air purifier that is the correct size for your home. If it is too small, it will not effectively remove all of the pollutants from your air. Larger air cleaners are more expensive, so it is not worth it to get one that is much too big for your needs. Talk to a Cincinnati air purification expert about which size equipment will work for your home.
Choosing the Right Air Cleaners and Purifiers
There are a ton of options out there; a wide variety of makes, models, and types of air purification systems. Sometimes the best thing you can do is consult with a professional who can analyze your requirements and present you with possible solutions. For advice about air purification in the Cincinnati area, call RineAir Heating & Air Conditioning!