EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

What Are My Options for Improving Air Quality?

Monday, January 21st, 2019

virus-cellsWe have a wide range of indoor air quality products, but just knowing that doesn’t do you too much good. Instead, it makes much more sense to figure out what it is about your indoor air that’s bothering you. Then, after testing your air, we can figure out which products are best for you.

Even if you don’t think your air is bothering you, read over these cases for indoor air quality products anyways. You might realize that your air quality could be better than you initially thought.

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Dehumidifiers Help You Beat the Heat

Monday, August 7th, 2017

comfortable-home-familySummers in Franklin Lakes are staggering, not just for the high temperatures, but for the mugginess that can hit you like a wall. High humidity levels can make your home feel like a swamp, and while air conditioners can deal with it in a crude way, they’re not set up for such endeavors. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, is specifically built to handle the mugginess instead of the temperature, which can reap a number of benefits for your home.

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Stop Germs with UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

uv-germicidal-lightMost homeowners concern themselves primarily with temperature control in the spring. As the mercury rises, our air conditioners will be increasingly used, and no one can be faulted for focusing their attentions on the AC this spring. But it’s not the only household concern this time of year. Germs, mold spores and other unwelcome visitors become increasingly common as allergy season begins, and if you’re not careful, they can wreak havoc on your home. Illnesses and colds will go up, and mold spores can create that damp, musty feeling that leads to a staleness in the home.

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Control Humidity Levels in Your Home

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Weather_Seasons_Outdoors_iStock_000013156211_XXXLarge-meHumidity is just as important as temperature when it comes to keeping your home comfortable. Unfortunately, the part of the world we live in means that those levels are always fluctuating. In the summer, it’s muggy and gross. In the winter, it’s dry and crackling. Neither is an optimum condition to be in. Luckily, you can control moisture levels in your household air as readily as you control the temperature with the timely addition of a humidifier and/or a dehumidifier. Here’s a quick breakdown covering how they work.

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Fight Winter Colds with a UV Air Purifier

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Winter in Mahwah, NJ is brutally cold, and with it comes a new outbreak of colds and flu bugs every year. Germs tend to circulate in our home once brought in, since we never open the doors or windows to air the household out. Furthermore, the dry air of winter can dry out your sinuses, leaving your body more prone to colds. It’s inevitable to a certain extent, though it doesn’t mean you have no recourse when it comes to fighting winter colds. A UV air purifier installed in your home and working in conjunction with your forced-air furnace can cut down on those pesky winter colds considerably. 

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Fight Dry Air with a Whole-House Humidifier

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Winters here in Saddle River, NJ are always cold, and this year is supposed to be one of the coldest on record. But just as much of a concerns as the low temperatures is the low humidity, which can cause all kinds of problems in your home and even bring on a breakdown in your heating system. The solution is a whole-house humidifier, which we can install quickly and professionally to help you enjoy the benefits all winter long. What are those benefits? We’ve provided a quick breakdown below.

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3 IAQ Products to Help Your Heater

Monday, October 17th, 2016

IAQ stands for “indoor air quality,” and frankly speaking it comes second only to heating here in New City, NY. That’s not surprising given how cold our winters are. But while heating should  come first, you shouldn’t ignore the benefits that indoor air quality products can provide: keeping your air clean and healthy no matter what the conditions are outside. Even more, IAQ products can help ease the strain on your heating system this winter: lowering your monthly bills and reducing the risks of a breakdown. Now is the time to install them, before the snow starts to fall. Here are 3 specific products you should consider if you’d like to give your furnace or boiler a boost this winter.

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Install a Humidifier Now

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Summer is still here in New City, NY, but fall will be here before you know it and with it comes a host of issues that local homeowners will need to address. Among them is low humidity levels, creating dry air and a distinct comfort problem in many local homes. A whole-house humidifier can solve those problems, and with cool temperatures still weeks away, now is a great time to consider installing one, when you have time to plan at leisure. 

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How Do UV Germicidal Lights Work?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

UV stands for ultra-violet, a wavelength of light that we can’t see, but which pervades our world regardless. At high enough levels, it’s what gives us sunburns when we spend too much time outside. At lower levels, it can cause our white clothes to glow in the dark, as you sometimes see at concerts and amusement parks. That same principle can be used to keep your New City, NY home free of germs and other biological contaminants. UV germicidal lights can be installed in your system by a trained technician, and the results are amazing. How do UV germicidal lights work? Read on for the answers.

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It’s Allergy Season – What Type of Indoor Air Cleaner Should I Use?

Monday, May 25th, 2015

If you are one of the millions of people affected by seasonal allergies, you have an ally in your fight against attacks: indoor air cleaners. While seasonal allergies originate in the outdoors, it only takes the temporary opening of a window or door to allow them into your home and HVAC system. One of the benefits have having an HVAC system is that you can upgrade it to include indoor air quality components, including air cleaners. But which type of air cleaner should you use? Let’s take a look at what types are available.

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