Breathe Better with Whole-Home Air Filtration in Dublin

An air filter is an essential HVAC piece for efficiency and comfort—but it’s frequently forgotten.

Indoor air quality can influence your family’s health, particularly if there’s someone in your Dublin household with allergies, asthma or other respiratory issues. Dust, pollen, pet dander and mold can aggravate symptoms, as well as volatile organic compounds. VOCs are chemicals located in everyday household items like cleaning products, furniture and flooring.

Today’s structures are more energy efficient. But they are sealed more tightly. This means the air inside your home can be dirtier than outside—often two to five times more, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.

There are methods you can use to take control over your home’s air quality:

  • Limit pollution sources
  • Ventilate with fresh air
  • Use better air filters

Filtration is one of the most successful techniques to clean the air that flows through your home. It traps particles as air moves through HVAC ductwork.

There are several kinds of air purification systems you can use to enhance the air in your home. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can suggest what’s ideal for you. And you can relax knowing all our Expert work is supported by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

 

7 Signs You Need a Better Air Filtration System

There are a couple of signs that your home could benefit from a filtration system.

  1. Someone in your family has asthma or allergies.
  2. Headaches, congestion or sneezing are common when you’re home.
  3. Your home smells stale.
  4. You have pets that shed.
  5. Odors linger in your house.
  6. Someone in your household smokes.
  7. Your house is always dusty, despite regular cleaning.

Which Air Filtration System is Right for My Home?

A whole-home air purification system can eliminate pollution in your home’s air. And possibly provide relief to the asthma and allergy sufferers in your home.

Studies have found limiting exposure to indoor allergens and tobacco smoke could prevent 65 percent of asthma cases among elementary school-age children. And controlling biological contaminants like dust mites can also decrease childhood asthma cases by 5560 percent.

HEPA Filters

The High Efficiency Particulate Air, or HEPA, filter, was designed to protect scientists from radiation as they developed an atomic bomb during World War II. Today these filters are often used in hospitals, science labs and even homes.

HEPA filters are rated to remove 99.97 to 99.99% of particles measuring 0.3 microns and larger. This includes pollen, dirt and dust. A HEPA air cleaner with activated carbon filters can trap chemicals, odors and smoke.

These filters have a MERV rating of 1721, depending on the model. This rating shows how effectively a filter can remove pollutants from the air.

Because of their high-efficiency filtration abilities, HEPA filters are deep and can restrict airflow. It’s important to ask Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to confirm your heating and cooling system can work with one.

Media Filters

Media air cleaners are denser than regular air filters. They’re often four to five times wider—or more. This barrier mounts closely against your HVAC system.

Because its functional surface is usually around 10 inches, media filters are able to trap about 95 percent of particulates.

These filters last longer too, commonly between three to six months.

Electrostatic Filters

There are a few electronic filtering systems you can use in your home.

An electrostatic filter uses magnetically charged substance to capture. These washable filters are 97 percent effective at removing tiny particles from your home’s air. Plus, they’re also 30 times more effective than regular filters.

An electronic air cleaner applies a high-voltage magnetic charge to catch particles.

Some can erase the majority of indoor air pollutants—particles, germs, bacteria, chemical odors and vapors—by up to 99.9 percent. And minimize ozone, a known lung irritant, produced elsewhere in your home.