Does AC Cleanliness Matter?

September 18, 2020

Your air conditioner may need a part here and there replaced, but have you ever wondered why some parts go bad, to begin with? Other times, you may notice that your AC is short-cycling or blowing out lukewarm air and assume that the issue is simply mechanical. The fact is that many issues arise just because the AC is too dirty. Consequences of a Dirty Filter Let’s start off with the one AC component that every homeowner should be concerned with: the air filter in the return vent. Filters are to be replaced on

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How to Remove Mold From AC Ducts

June 7, 2020

Mold in your air conditioning ducts is a serious threat to your health. You need to get this situation straightened out as soon as possible because your family is breathing in mold spores. Here are the causes, the signs, and the ways to remove mold from your AC ducts. Why Mold Grows in AC Ducts Mold grows in the presence of moisture and warm temperatures. A humid environment combined with poor ventilation leads to an ideal condition for mold to grow. If you set your AC at too low a temperature, moisture in the

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Why a Spring HVAC Replacement is a Good Idea

May 12, 2020

Since your HVAC unit is so important to your overall comfort and sense of well-being at home, it’s a good idea to keep it in great working order. However, all systems will eventually become obsolete no matter how well they are maintained. When you reach that point, you will need to get a replacement. Naturally, it is best that this not happen in the dead of winter or summer when you depend on the system the most. That makes spring the perfect time for you to have your HVAC unit replaced. 1. End up With a New

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Are UV Air Purifiers Worth It?

April 15, 2020

Ultraviolet air purifiers are advanced air purification systems that use ultraviolet light to kill microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and germs present in the air. They are air purifiers that have an added function of not only removing organisms but also destroying them. Most people are caught in a dilemma of whether to purchase UV purifiers or the standard air purification systems. Here are three reasons why you should consider UV air purifiers. Improved Health One of the primary reasons why you purchase an air purifier is to ensure that the health of the

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality Worse Than Outdoor?

March 17, 2020

Indoor air quality tends to be worse than the air outside, even if you live in an area with pollution. There are several reasons behind poor IAQ, but there are ways to address it. Here are a few factors that could be affecting your indoor air quality. Cooking Cooking food causes a large amount of indoor air quality issues. Both gas and electric ovens cause air pollution. Gas stoves release carbon monoxide into the air. Cooking oils, fat, and other ingredients release particulate matter, especially if food is burned. This can be mitigated by

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How to Measure Indoor Air Pollution

January 8, 2020

If you run a business, it’s important to maintain a healthy workplace. This includes keeping the air as clean as possible. Indoor air quality monitors can help provide healthy and safe working environments for employees and guests. Unfortunately, many facility managers overlook the importance of testing air pollution. Do You Know the Quality of Your Air? You can’t see bad air quality. Poor indoor air quality affects humans immensely. Thousands of people get sick as a direct result of indoor air pollution. Everything that is done inside your facility can generate particulate matter, and

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5 Benefits of Geothermal Heating Systems

November 18, 2019

World Class Services provides a broad range of heating services to Westerville and surrounding areas, including geothermal solutions. Geothermal heating equipment taps into naturally occurring heat below the ground and transfers it to your home. Let us consider five benefits. 1. Total Cost of Ownership While geothermal heating solutions tend to have a higher up-front cost than traditional systems, they offer a much better life-cycle cost. Traditional systems last 15 years on average, but geothermal systems can last generations and often come with a 50-year warranty. In addition, your monthly costs will be less. In fact,

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Protect Your AC with Corrosion Coating

July 23, 2018

Corrosion Coating for the Life of Your AC Like many Charleston area residents, we love our proximity to the sea and South Carolina waterways. However, the exposure to saltwater and the influx of storms during the summer months can wreak havoc on air conditioning units. Environmental factors such as saltwater speed up the effects of corrosion on air conditioning coils. Other elements, such as household cleaners, can also contribute to corrosion. “More typically, corrosion will begin appearing within a one- to four-year period, ”according to Joshua D. Sole, Ph.D., a senior mechanical engineer for

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