Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality Services by Byrd for Savannah, GA, Residents

Many people are surprised to learn that indoor air quality (IAQ) in Savannah homes and businesses can be considerably more polluted than the air outside. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), polluted air inside a home or business can have health consequences that include allergies, headaches, irritability, fatigue, and problems with concentration. Air pollution indoors can also cause health problems like respiratory distress, asthma, dizziness, nausea, and skin irritations.

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Causes Behind Bad Indoor Air Quality

Air quality can be compromised by too much or too little humidity, a lack of ventilation, and airborne contaminants like pet dander, dust mites, bacteria, mold, viruses, dust, and pesticides. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “given the fact that many people spend as much as 90 percent of their time indoors, the health risk due to indoor air pollutants is a significant public health concern.” At Byrd Heating and Air Conditioning, we are concerned about our customers’ comfort and that includes healthy IAQ. So, how can you get cleaner air in your home or business?


Carrier Products that Improve Air Quality

We work hard to keep homes and businesses in the greater Savannah, Bluffton, and Hilton Head area free of pollutants, toxins, and other airborne contaminants. As a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, we can install a wide variety of state-of-the-art products to improve indoor air quality and keep your family and employees happy and healthy. Our IAQ products include:

  • Humidifiers to balance air moisture levels
  • Air cleaners to filter the air before it circulates indoors
  • Ventilators to bring fresh outside air inside
  • Ultraviolet lamps to kill germs, mold, and bacteria
  • Alarms to detect indoor carbon monoxide emissions

Tips for Improving Your IAQ

Home and business owners can follow a few free and simple tips to significantly better the quality of their inside air:

  • Don’t smoke indoors
  • Vacuum every week
  • Use natural cleaners and nontoxic products
  • Clean or change HVAC air filters every month

The professionals at Byrd Heating and Air Conditioning can provide an on-site indoor air evaluation and suggest products to keep your indoor air healthy. Call us to learn more about how you can improve your indoor air quality in Chatham, Effingham, and Bryan Counties. Be sure to ask about our special, money-saving discounts for senior citizens and military personnel.

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