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Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Articles

How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

July 24, 2020
Dust on Fingers

Want to eliminate dust in your household? Our team knows that dust can be an issue and an allergen. Here are a few tips to reduce dust.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

May 27, 2020
Close up of air filter, Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners | HVAC, Indoor Air Quality | AccuAir, Bend, OR

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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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

March 21, 2020
Modern living room interior. Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

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. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Redmond area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 21, 2019
Humidifier spreading steam into the living room. Do I need a humidifier in the fall?

In many places, evidence of fall’s presence is obvious by way of beautiful fall colors. But many only experience fall with its subtlety through lower humidity levels. No matter which way you experience it, one thing is evident in them all––fall brings drier air. The cooler air simply can’t hold as much moisture as warm…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 4, 2019
A fall scene seen from a train. Fall indoor air quality.

With fall now upon us in Sunriver, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home. At AccuAir Heating and Air Cooling, we know in cooler weather people tend to…

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

May 10, 2019
Woman opening the window in her beautiful home in Bend, Oregon.

If your basement often gets damp, our AccuAir Heating and Cooling professionals recommend purchasing a dehumidifier. For more indoor air quality recommendations, call us at 541-504-8400.

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Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 28, 2019
Subject: A potted herb garden by the kitchen window.

At AccuAir Heating and Cooling we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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