How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a deep breath. Feels good, I bet? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your home? If so, you would probably be surprised if you knew how many toxins you just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…is that true? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives indoors, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than levels you may find outside. Yikes! Now think about the fact that you breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every day. And so do your kids. So does your furry friend. When it comes to food and drinks, it’s all the rage to go organic or upgrade your faucet with the latest filter, but how do we upgrade the air we breathe? Honestly, people, we can no longer take indoor air quality for granted. Not anymore. It’s critical to take the time to assess quality of the air you breathe indoors. You’ll notice the following improvements: Improve your health. That’s right. And actually, 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air according to the American College of Allergists. Reduce? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air enhances how efficient your heater/AC works. How about “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Take care of your system. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. If you like DIY projects, you can definitely take steps to bump up the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Knochelmann Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Covington can step in and help. With a vast array of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24/7/365—you can take that deep breath indoors and know it’s the highest indoor air quality possible. Let us help, call Knochelmann Service Experts in Covington today at 859-905-0834.