At last, the first warm days of spring! Time to open the windows, pack away the winter coats, get out in the garden -- and head to the pharmacy to stock up on allergy medications.
If you greet the arrival of spring each year with a stuffy nose and watery
Your filters MERV Rating is a good way to help judge the effectiveness of the filter. MERV means Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value which was developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioner Engineers - ASHRAE. MERV values v
HEPA Filters for Allergies
Think of air pollution and you may think of gas-guzzling cars emitting harmful fumes or smokestacks on factories sending gray clouds into the sky. But indoor air pollution can be a problem, too. Dust mites
A HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter is a mechanical filter that traps airborne particles as they pass through an air purifier. A true HEPA filter is rated to remove 99.97% of all particles that are 0.3 microns in size or larger. A micron, al
Rating Cigarette Smoke Air Purifiers
If you're searching for effective tobacco smoke air purifiers you're certainly not alone. Millions of nonsmokers are concerned about the health effects of second hand smoke exposure in the home.
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Asthma and Air Filters
By Carol Sorgen
WebMD Medical Reference
Reviewed by James E. Gerace, MD
If you have asthma symptoms, an air filter or room air cleaner may or may not help you to breathe better. The same is true for those with hay fever (allergi
Air purifiers come in a variety of sizes and styles. You can get whole house, room, and personal indoor home air purifiers. Whether you select ionic, ozone, UV, HEPA, or electronic air purifiers depends on your needs and the size of the space you are filt
Dirty Furnace Filters Can Be Deadly
What do you assume is the result if you neglect to keep your furnace filter clean? Do you think that your furnace will be able to run forever without problems using the same dirty filter year after year? What do you t
Charcoal is a form of nearly pure carbon. It is created through burning organic matter in an oxygen deprived inert atmosphere and siphoning or leaching out any impurities. Nutshells, peat, wood or coal can be heated to between 600 and 900
Though HEPA filters may seem to be a new technology, the concept was actually developed during the Second World War by the US Atomic Energy Commission. It was first made to capture and remove radioactive dust from the air that could have presented a hazar
Home Air Purifiers: Choosing the Best Air Purifier for Home
Even though your home looks prestine clean, the air in it could be contaminated with microscopic organisms that the eye can't see. Air purifiers remove these microscopic organisms giving you pur
There are many issues and variables to consider when selecting an air filter or an air filtration system. One of the most basic is whether the goal is to focus primarily on protecting the air movement equipment or on protecting the people in the building.
11 Critical Factors to Consider When Buying an Air Purifier or Air Cleaner. Choosing an air purifier for your residence or business can be a confusing task. There are literally hundreds of different models out there, and comparing one air purifier with a
Surround Air Purifiers and Air Cleaners: Surround Air is a leading manufacturer of air purifiers and air cleaners for both residential and commercial use. The brand uses proven technological features such as HEPA filters, activated carbon, and u
Ionizer and Ionization Air Purifier and Air Cleaner Information: The purpose of the Ionizer air purifier is to attach a negative ion to airborne particles that contaminate our indoor air. Many air purifiers are available with built-in, independent io
Air purifiers can help reduce dust, pollen and other allergens in a room. Some air purifiers can also lessen or eliminate odors. In order to get the cleanest air, and the best value for your money, youíll need to research air purifiers carefully before bu
MERV Rated Filters
This is where things get a little confusing. MERV rated residential air filters are basically rated on how much dust they trap. There is no need to get technical, so we are going to just keep this simple.
To begin, let us delve into the world of air filters to determine exactly what the deciding factors should be.
Beyond understanding MERV ratings, there are different types of air filters to choose from. There are washable and disposable, electrostatic
This article is from The Housekeeping Channel...
Good information on HVAC and Central Air Filters for furnaces, air conditioners, air handlers and forced-air heating and cooling systems.
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The Environmental Protection Agency considers indoor air quality a top five concern to public health. Today, we are faced with a movement to improve our energy efficiency with new windows, door
This is the single most asked question about air conditioner/furnace air filters. All too often people are unsure which air filter to purchase. The answer is fast and simple: MERV 13 air filters capture more allergens, dust, dander, pet hair, smoke, bac