indoor air quality

Ask Phil: Do pets contribute to poor indoor air quality?

2023-01-27T16:05:07-05:00January 19th, 2023|indoor air quality, pets|

For anyone who has a beloved pet, you know the benefits are plenty. They bring joy, companionship, entertainment and love to a household. Unfortunately, they can also bring allergy-triggering pet dander. It is important to understand the impact our pets may have on indoor air quality in order to ensure the health of all family [...]

Ask Phil: How Do You Find Your Optimal Sleep Temperature?

2021-07-07T13:45:12-04:00May 14th, 2021|Air Conditioners, indoor air quality, Thermostat|

A good night’s rest usually tops the list for promoting health and wellness. Without enough sleep our bodies become depleted making it difficult to complete simple, daily tasks. As we close out spring, increasing levels of humidity and heat are on the horizon. Knowing your optimal sleep temperature can help you get the sleep [...]

Ask Phil: How Do I Keep Seasonal Allergens Outside of my Home?

2021-07-07T13:44:59-04:00April 12th, 2021|indoor air quality|

While April showers do bring May flowers, April also brings the beginning of seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies affect all of us differently, but one thing is for certain, the air inside our home should never contribute to our symptoms. Today’s question is: How do I keep seasonal allergens outside of my home? Let’s take a [...]

ASK PHIL: Can you filter out the Coronavirus?

2021-01-07T16:52:10-05:00November 24th, 2020|COVID-19, indoor air quality|

Indoor Air Quality has been a frequently discussed topic recently, and for good reason! With the majority of our time spent inside, and indoor pollutants being 2 to 5 times higher than outdoor levels, ensuring the air we breathe is as clean as possible is more important now than ever. Fortunately, there are products [...]

ASK PHIL: What should the humidity be in my house?

2020-11-13T16:42:38-05:00August 18th, 2020|indoor air quality|

Great question! It’s July in Massachusetts so the humidity levels are always high outdoors. And outdoors is exactly where you want to keep it. According to the EPA , indoor relative humidity (RH) should ideally be between 30 and 50 percent. Maintaining ideal RH is important for both your home and your health. Your Health [...]