Indoor Air Quality Articles

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 3, 2021
metal fan in bedroom

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Lancaster home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

May 3, 2021
Woman sneezing nose with tissue

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Lancaster home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Comfortable Design wants to help keep your home’s indoor air quality high and you and your family healthy and comfortable.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

December 17, 2020
Mother Reading Story To Children In Their Bedroom, Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important? | Comfortable Design | York, PA

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. 

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Leaky Ducts and You

June 11, 2020
Circular air ventilator with a metal frame on a white ceiling, Leaky Ducts and You | HVAC Maintenance, IAQ, Ductwork | Lancaster, PA

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in your home.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

April 23, 2020
Close up of air filter, Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners | HVAC, IAQ | Comfortable Design in Lancaster

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 20, 2020
Dog and family, How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Pennsylvania. At Comfortable Design, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Lancaster and York homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally friendly—and extremely effective when it comes to improving your indoor air quality.

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Leaks In Your Home

February 14, 2019
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Our team here at Comfortable Design receives a lot of questions from customers about carbon monoxide leaks. Below are some quick facts to keep you informed, helping to keep you safe.

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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

January 18, 2019
Steam humidifier, Four Ways To Improve Your Home's Air Quality | Comfortable Design | PA

When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? Chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution.

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Whole House Humidifiers

September 21, 2018

There are many reasons you may or may not want a humidifier in your home. A whole home humidifier increases the comfort level in your home and it can decrease your annual energy cost. The humidity level in your home actually causes you to use more or less heat. Having air that is humidified to…

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