Assessing the Indoor Air Quality of Your Property

During an air conditioning service appointment for your home, your technician may ask whether you would like to perform an assessment of your indoor air quality. Much like outdoor air pollution, indoor air pollution can be extremely hazardous to the health and safety of you and your loved ones. Fortunately, there are a few ways that a licensed technician can evaluate the safety of your indoor air. Here is a look at some procedures for assessing the indoor air quality of your property.

Evaluate Any Health Symptoms

If poor indoor air quality is affecting your home, you and your family members may be experiencing several specific health symptoms. In a home with poor indoor air quality, allergy symptoms may become much more severe. These allergy symptoms include itchy or watery eyes, coughing, sneezing, or other respiratory issues. When a technician arrives to test your indoor air, he may ask about any unusual health problems that you may have noticed in yourself or your loved ones.

Use an Electronic Monitoring Devices

To achieve an accurate picture of the precise quality of your indoor air, your technician may also use an electronic monitoring device. This device will read the total amount of air that circulates throughout your home in a 24 hour period. If the monitoring device reads fewer than eight total air changes during the 24 hour test, this is an indication that your house may have poor indoor air quality. A new air conditioning system can help to increase the circulation of your air and remove harmful particles from your indoor spaces.

For answers to your questions about indoor air quality and air conditioning, contact B&J Refrigeration. Our Tucson commercial refrigeration and air conditioning company will be happy to work with you to help you make sure that you are breathing safe and clean air at home. To set up an inspection for your property today, give us a call at (520) 308-6722.