Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 31, 2020
Close up horizontal photo of female hand cleaning dirty bathroom fan vent cover with blue sponge, why air duct cleaning is important

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

September 30, 2020
a cup of tea in front of a window with autumn view, why do I need a humidifier in the fall?

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels.

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Covid-19 Strategy

March 27, 2020
Caring pregnant mother and her cute little daughter washing their hands in bathroom.

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 18, 2020
Shot of a father and his little daughter doing chores together at home.

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Colorado. At Quality West Heating & Cooling, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Littleton homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

November 28, 2019
What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Littleton home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Quality…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 21, 2019
A modern living room photographed in the fall. Fall indoor air quality.

With fall now upon us in Centennial, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home. At Quality West Heating & Cooling, we know in cooler weather people tend to…

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Ductless Air Conditioners Improve Indoor Air Quality and Control Humidity

August 25, 2019
ductless floor mounted system

Indoor air quality (IAQ) is more than ten times (and, in some instances, more than 100 times) more polluted than the air outside, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These pollutants contribute to many diseases as well as respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies. Installing a ductless air conditioner (AC), also known as a…

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Humidification

August 25, 2019
Living room with ductless system

Study Finds Dry Air Isn’t Just Uncomfortable – It’s Unhealthy Comfort and health both suffer in the winter and dry air is a major cause. When cold air from outside is heated in the home the relative humidity (RH) drops significantly. As the air dries out it becomes damaging to both a home and its…

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