As homeowners, we go to great lengths to ensure the safety and security of our families and loved ones. We install security systems, lock our doors, and even take precautions against natural disasters. However, there is one danger that often goes unnoticed until it’s too late: carbon monoxide and smoke. These silent killers can quickly
You have your suspicions but aren’t quite sure. Is your indoor air as pure and fresh as it could be? Unfortunately, Phoenix is known for polluted air that is among the nation’s worst–according to a report from the American Lung Association. You want to have superior indoor air quality (IAQ), but what can you do? Start
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that forms when fuels incompletely combust. Fuels include natural gas, diesel, wood, gas, and coal to name a few. A home’s heating system can represent as much as five percent of potential sources. CO can become deadly if exposed to it for extended periods of time.
According to the American Lung Association, Phoenix is the fifth-most polluted city in the nation in terms of air quality. However, as bad as our outdoor air is, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says indoor air is usually far worse. As the EPA points out, many scientific studies have found that indoor air is more polluted than
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Berkeley Lab, American Lung Association and many other government and private organizations want to clear the air. Literally, they want to scrub pollutants and dangerous gases from the air we breathe—including those that are found indoors. While we are subjected to the most common indoor air pollutants on a daily
Your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning – or HVAC – system is probably really only on your mind if it’s not working properly. You know when your AC isn’t working properly in Phoenix, but you may not realize that the same unit that keeps you cool and comfortable could also be causing some pretty