What Is Indoor Air Quality?

Did you know that maintaining your heating and air conditioning unit in Portland can impact your home’s indoor air quality? For example, when not properly maintained, dust and allergens can build up on the filter and prevent your HVAC system from cleaning your indoor air effectively. Watch this video to learn more about your home’s indoor air quality.

Indoor air quality refers to the physical and chemical characteristics of air in buildings, as well as the airborne constituents present, and focuses on the impact of these factors on occupant health and comfort. The physical characteristics of air are temperature and humidity, and the chemical characteristics describe gaseous contaminants such as carbon monoxide and radon. Finally, airborne constituents are particles that are suspended in the air and can be derived from sources such as mold, bacteria, asbestos, and lead.

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