How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a big breath and relax. Feels good, doesn’t it? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your house? If so, you may be alarmed if you realized how many toxins you just drew in, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…what? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives inside, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than levels outside of your home. Yikes! Now think about the fact that we breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every day. And so does your family. So does your pet. When it comes to food and water, it’s all the rage to go organic or fit your faucet with the latest filter, but how do we upgrade the air we breathe? Seriously, people, we can’t 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: Keep you healthier. 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. Decrease? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air enhances how efficient your HVAC system works. Want to enjoy a “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 Do-It-Yourself projects, you can definitely find opportunities to bump up the quality of the air in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Saint Charles can step in and help. With a complete offering 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 you can relax with improved indoor air quality. Let the experts help, call Golden Seal Service Experts in Saint Charles today at 630-246-2698.