How to Monitor Your Indoor Air Quality

December 18, 2020

Statistics show that most people spend between 80% to 90% of their time indoors. Unfortunately, indoor air often has more pollutants than outdoor air. In many buildings, dust and contaminants are responsible for respiratory problems, fatigue, and lethargy. Therefore, indoor air quality has an impact on health, comfort, and productivity. But how can you tell if there are harmful pollutants in the building? In this article, we’ll look at IAQ monitors and how they can address air quality issues in your Phoenix home. Factors Influencing Indoor Air Quality There are many ways you

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How to Reduce Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants

November 20, 2020

If you’re like most people, you spend about 90% of your time indoors. You may be shocked to discover that the air in your home is two to five times more polluted than the air outside. Use these four tips in order to reduce your exposure to indoor air pollutants and breathe easier at home. 1. Practice Source Control Be choosy about what you bring into your home. Dry-cleaned clothing, hobby glues, and adhesives and upholstery coated with stain-resistant sealants are common sources of indoor air pollutants. Choose wisely, and look for products that are free

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9 Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Your Air Conditioner

October 20, 2020

9 Tips for Extending the Lifespan of Your Air Conditioner You have it within your own power to help ensure that your air conditioner can reach all the way to its intended useful lifespan. A combination of maintenance strategies and keeping your system from being overworked can help your AC work for longer than it otherwise would have. Many times by doing a great job of maintaining your system, you can put off a new AC purchase just a little longer, while you secure the finances to purchase a new unit. 1. Perform Routine

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How to Deal With Clogged Air Ducts

September 20, 2020

An air duct clog might sound like a minor issue, but it can eventually harm your HVAC system. Therefore, homeowners need to be vigilant about checking for obstructions in their vents. If you do find a clog, there are a few different ways you can fix the problem. How to Spot an Air Duct Clog Your home’s air ducts might be almost invisible, but they have a huge impact on the overall functioning of your HVAC system. Ducts help to circulate air throughout your home, improving the overall temperature and air quality. However, these ducts can

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How Are Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Related?

August 2, 2020

When it comes to outdoor air quality in Phoenix, AZ, the studies and reports have not been favorable. This is an area that has seen a lot of development over the past decades, so that could be a contributing factor. Therefore, residents of this city must be more conscious of the air they are breathing while indoors. At Champion Air, indoor air quality is one of our specialties. To get you started on the right foot, here is some information about the relationship between indoor air quality and your home’s HVAC to consider. What Is HVAC? HVAC

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