Justin Wilson – Service Technician
Indoor air Specialist 6 years service, NADCA certified, I enjoy fishing, spending time with family and friends and working to give our customers fresh clean air

Justin-Wilson

Indoor Air Quality

What You Need to Know About Air Duct Cleaning

An Indoor Air Quality Check Is A Thorough Evaluation Of All Your Home’s Comfort Systems

Buying A New Comfort System?
As recommended by DOE and EPA, before buying a new indoor comfort system, you should ask your heating and cooling contractor for diagnostic testing and computerized equipment sizing calculations.

Do You Have Hot or Cold Spots?
An Indoor Air Quality Check will get to the bottom of why, and what you can do about it.

 

 

Is Your Indoor Air Too Dry or Too Humid?
Improper humidity control can cause static shocks, dry skin and bloody noses in the winter and mold, mildew and structural damage in the summer. An Indoor Air Quality Check will identify ways to help you control the humidity in your home.

Do Family Members Suffer From Allergies or Asthma?
Your home may be contributing to your suffering. An Indoor Air Quality Check will help identify ways to make your home healthier and safer.

 

Are Your Utility Bills Too High?
According to the Department of Energy, the typical home wastes 25% to 40% of the energy put out by the central furnace, heat pump or air conditioner. Are you throwing away 25¢ to 40¢ out of every utility dollar? Find out if you are and how to stop it!

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Here’s How An Indoor Air Quality Check Works

A specially-trained Comfort and Indoor Air Quality Consultant will visit your home and – using advanced diagnostic instruments and testing procedures – will identify problems that affect your indoor living environment. Your consultant will then provide you with a personalized plan to solve these problems, permanently.

Initial Consultation
Your checkup starts with an initial interview with a Comfort and Indoor Air Quality Consultant. Your input provides valuable information, such as whether any rooms feel clammy when the air conditioner is running, or if any parts of the house need to be dusted more often than others. We encourage all the adults in your home to participate in this initial consultation since everyone’s perception of comfort and indoor air quality is unique.


Equipment Inspection
The inspection begins with your heating and cooling equipment. Is it efficient, dependable and safe? Your consultant will visually inspect your equipment for any signs of deterioration, improper installation, or insufficient maintenance. He or she will let you know the average life span of your type of equipment. Your consultant will also evaluate your system’s air filtration and purification efficiency, to determine if improvements would better clean your indoor air.


Insulation Inspection
Even the best heating and cooling system will have trouble keeping you comfortable or will cost more to run if you don’t have enough insulation. Your consultant will visually inspect insulation levels throughout your home and determine if they meet currently recommended levels. More importantly, he or she will look for hidden defects, such as hollow wall cavities, that allow air and heat to bypass your insulation. Attic ventilation levels will also be checked.


Air Flow Diagnosis
If your air duct system has hidden design flaws or blockages, your air flow will be restricted or unevenly distributed. This wastes your money and can make your home uncomfortable. Studies conducted for electric utilities nationwide show that over 66% of heat pumps and air conditioners suffer from this problem. Your consultant will conduct ‘static pressure’ tests – like a blood pressure check for your ducts – to reveal any hidden blockages or design problems.


Personalized Improvement Plan
Once the inspection and testing are complete, your consultant will explain the results, and give you a prioritized plan of recommended improvements. Many – such as adding insulation or weather-stripping – can be performed by homeowners as weekend projects. Other improvements may require professionals. Upon request, your consultant will prepare a proposal for repairs your CI Member Contractor can perform, and can recommend other contractors for services they do not offer.

During your Indoor Air Quality Check, you will learn how to:

  • Achieve even, comfortable temperatures throughout your home
  • Maintain healthy, comfortable humidity levels year-round
  • Reduce dust, system noise and repair bills
  • Save money on your utility bills (typically between 10% and 50%)