Love is in the air, but so is a bunch of other stuff. Why the air inside your home may be more polluted than the air outside.

We hear about indoor air quality (IAQ) from many sources, but what does it really mean, and why should we be concerned about it? Indoor air quality is, simply put, the quality (good or bad) of the indoor air we are exposed to on a daily basis. Indoor air includes ALL indoor air: our homes, our offices, restaurants – anyplace that isn’t out of doors. Most people are aware of outdoor air quality because we

How does an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) keep you healthy?

It works like this: The ERV has two fans in the cabinet along with a heat exchanger and a desiccant. The outside air fan (1) draws air in from the outdoors; the Exhaust fan (2) draws air in from the home and the heat exchanger (3) heats or cools the incoming outside air while the desiccant removes humidity. Okay, so what’s the benefit? To help control indoor air pollutants and contamination it is essential to