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

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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