Thayer Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Does an Air Purifier Work?

Monday, January 10th, 2022
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When you’re looking for ways to improve the indoor air quality of your home, you’ll likely start with an air filtration system. The right filters, professionally installed, will remove the majority of unwanted particles circulating through the HVAC system and the living spaces. Filters may not take care of all the pollutants, however, and this is where you may need an air purifier in Selma, TX. The action of air purifiers helps to create stronger air cleaning power than filters alone, and unlike filters, air purifiers do not create any resistance to airflow. There’s a limit on how powerful a filter you can have in your home, but not a limit on air purifiers.

How do air purifiers do the job of removing minute particles that may slip through filters? There are several methods, and we’ll look at the more common ones below. Some purifiers combine multiple methods.

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Do I Need an Air Filter or an Air Purifier for My House?

Monday, April 5th, 2021
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If you’re looking to improve the quality of the air in your home and remove pollutants like dust, lint, dander, viruses, odors, and more from it, you might think you’re facing a choice between getting air filtration or a type of electronic air purifier.

But you don’t need to make this type of choice, because this isn’t an “either/or” situation. It’s common for homes to use both. For your house, it may turn out that an air filter is all that’s necessary. But you may need a special air purifier in Bulverde, TX to target the pollutants the filter misses. 

Sound too confusing? There’s no cause for concern—because you only need to call our experts and let them handle the job. We can find the perfect set of IAQ solutions to make your home’s air fresh and clean. 

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How Balanced Humidity Means Better Comfort, Lower Utility Bills

Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Here in New Braunfels, we experience major swings in humidity over the year, with days when the relative humidity drops below 30% (too dry) and rises above 60% (too humid). Relative humidity measure how much water moisture is in the air: 0% means no moisture at all, while 100% means there’s more moisture than the air can hold, which means mist or rain.

These swings in moisture into the upper reaches and the lower depths result in discomfort. In a house, they also mean spending more on utility bills to run the HVAC system to help overcome this discomfort. The good news is that, although you can’t control humidity outside your house, you can do something about it inside!

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