Improving Your Home's Indoor Air Quality
Common Air Pollutants In The Home
The Four Biggest Factors Affecting The Comfort Of Your Home.
Let's Clear The Air
Since 1895, Lennox has been in the business of making the air around us perfectly comfortable. We’re pretty much perfect air experts.
If you have babies and children at home, you should especially be aware of your home's Indoor Air Quality. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), which refers to the air quality within and around your home as it relates to health and comfort, is critical to your overall wellness. The Environmental Protection Agency notes that children and babies are more susceptible to the effects of contaminated air because they breathe in more oxygen relative to their body weight than adults.
Indoor Air Quality is a growing concern. The air inside the home is up to 5 times more polluted than the air outside.
Replace or Upgrade Filter
Many air-cleaning systems filter out particles. Some destroy germs, and some attack odors. The PureAir™ S Air Purification System is a smart whole-home solution that combats all three major types of indoor air contaminants.
Healthier, Cleaner Air
Unlike other air purification products on the market, the PureAir™ S system does not produce any ozone as a by-product and actively works to reduce ozone, a known lung irritant†
Install a Qualified Humidifier
The ideal balance for your home and family
A Healthy Climate® whole-home humidifier adds moisture to your home’s air and works with your heating system to circulate it to every room. That means you can stay warm and cozy without the problems associated with dry air, such as skin irritations and sore throats.
More effective than portable units
Healthy Climate bypass humidifiers use your air handler or furnace fan to direct humidified air through your home. As whole-home systems, they offer greater comfort than portable units.
Get a Smart Thermostat
A smart thermostat, such as the iComfort® S30 ultra-smart thermostat, can give you some peace of mind by monitoring your home's humidity levels and air-purification-system filters. It'll let you know when your filter needs to be changed, which allows you to avoid the bacteria that often comes from not changing a filter regularly enough.
Compatibility with Alexa makes comfort even easier.
Enjoy perfect integration with Apple HomeKit.
Air Conditioning Solutions from Alliance
We started doing heating and cooling work in 1974, and since then have earned a reputation for doing the job right. We are Lennox authorized dealers, and as a result, our technicians have a level of factory training that can’t be beaten. We are also fully qualified, Carrier dealers. Best of all, with our guarantee, you know we’ll be there for you in case of any problems. To learn what actual customers think about our award-winning services, check out our reviews on Homestars.
HVAC Terminology & Abbreviations You Need To Know
what is Seer ?
Seer stands for Seasonal Energy efficiency
When you’re shopping for AC units, a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, SEER rating, helps you determine an air conditioner’s efficiency. The higher the unit’s SEER rating, the more energy-efficient it is. For a SEER definition, think about it like this: SEER is the ratio of cooling produced in BTUs divided by the watts of electricity used.
R-410A was invented and patented by Allied Signal (now Honeywell) in 1991. Other producers around the world have been licensed to manufacture and sell R-410A, but Honeywell continues to be the leader in capacity and sales. R-410A was successfully commercialized in the air conditioning segment by a combined effort of Carrier Corporation, Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., Copeland Scroll Compressors (a division of Emerson Electric Company), and Allied Signal. Carrier Corporation was the first company to introduce an R-410A-based residential air conditioning unit into the market in 1996 and holds the trademark "Puron".
What Is Two-Stage Cooling?
Two-stage cooling means the air conditioner or heat pump has a compressor with two levels of operation: high for hot summer days and low for milder days. Since the low setting is adequate to meet household-cooling demands 80% of the time, a two-stage unit runs for longer periods and produces more even temperatures.
All-in-one Heating and Air Conditioning System
During warmer months, a heat pump works as a normal air conditioner. It extracts heat from inside the home and transfers it to the outdoor air. In colder weather, however, the process reverses—the unit collects heat from the outdoor air and transferring it inside your home.
What are BTUs/hour?
Btu stands for British Thermal Unit.
If you’re wondering about the BTU meaning, it’s first helpful to know that BTU stands for British Thermal Unit. BTUs are used to measure energy in relation to heat. When it comes to your AC or heater, the BTU rating tells you how powerful your unit is. When you see 6,000 BTUs/hour, this means that a 6,000 BTU heater can produce 6,000 BTUs of energy over the course of an hour.
what is EER?
The best EER definition to know is that EER is the ratio of cooling capacity to the power input (in watts). An air conditioner with a higher EER rating is more efficient.
what is IAQ?
Seer stands for Indoor Air Quality
IAQ stands for indoor air quality, which is the air quality within and around buildings and structures. IAQ impacts the health and comfort of building occupants. For IAQ testing, click here. You can also learn more about improving your home’s IAQ for babies and children.