Indoor Air Quality Articles

What Are Zone Control Systems?

June 14, 2024
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Reducing the stress on your HVAC equipment extends the service life of your entire system. It also lowers your monthly utility bills. According to the US Department Department of Energy (DOE), heating and cooling your home accounts for upwards of 40 percent of your energy costs.

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Air Duct Cleaning

May 15, 2024
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Your air ducts circulate a supply of fresh and properly treated air. But since ductwork mostly hides behind walls, ceilings, and floors, many Virginia homeowners don’t take the time to monitor its condition.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 30, 2024
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Our professionals at Comfort Defender want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

March 29, 2024
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If your Centerville home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

March 15, 2024
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. A young child cleaning a counter with spray and a cloth.

At Comfort Defender, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. Our team specializes in offering whole-house solutions to keep you and your loved ones healthy, comfortable, and safe throughout the year.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

December 15, 2023
Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important. Professional Air Duct Cleaning.

Just like your lungs are an important connection to the rest of your respiratory system, your home’s ductwork, or air ducts, are importantly connected to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. For your HVAC system—and your lungs—to perform at peak level, the numerous airways need to be open and clear. All in the name of breathing properly.

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Why is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

June 16, 2023
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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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