Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 16, 2021

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Maryville home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at A & L Heating and Air wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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Leaky Ducts and You

February 23, 2021

At A & L Heating and Air, we take ductwork very seriously. Our heating and cooling professionals know what an important role your home’s air ducts play in so many areas—your comfort, energy bills, and health most specifically. Here in Maryville, we see the difference between ductwork that is well sealed and maintained and ducts that are not on a regular basis. 

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

December 28, 2020
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In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 14, 2020
family inside

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Tennessee, creating some significant health problems. At A & L Heating and Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 17, 2020
A fan in front of a bed | Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality | Friendsville, TN

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your Tennessee home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Friendsville home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your…

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

June 15, 2020
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Our professionals at A & L Heating & Air want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

April 9, 2020
Portrait of a happy mother and son at home petting their dog and smiling – lifestyle concepts

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well.

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Covid-19 Policy

March 20, 2020
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In our current and rapidly changing new environment, it is important that we carefully monitor and do what we can to prevent the spread of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. A & L Heating and Air, LLC is dedicated to the safety and well-being of our clients and has firmly adopted the following policies…

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Carbon Monoxide

March 15, 2019
Smoke detector being installed in Maryville, TN.

A & L Heating and Air provides maintenance and service on all possible CO producing appliances as well as Carbon Monoxide detectors for your home and office. What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, tasteless gas. It is formed by the incomplete combustion of carbon, or the incomplete burning of natural gas…

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Replace Your Air Filter!

February 19, 2019
Mature man taking out a dirty air filter from a home ceiling air return vent. Male removing a dirty air filter with both hands in a house from a HVAC ceiling air vent.

In millions of American households, an epidemic is taking place. People have stayed quiet about it for far too long. Now is the time for this deadly secret to be unmasked. Yes, we’re talking about (gasp) dirty air filters. Don’t let the naysayers fool you. Anyone who says dirty air filters aren’t a problem are…

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