If your Bossier City, Louisiana, home is unevenly cooled or heated or feels smelly and uncomfortable, adding some HVAC accessories can improve the indoor air quality. Products like ventilators, programmable thermostats, and air purifiers can improve the system’s efficiency and make your home healthy and comfortable.
Most of the homes with an HVAC system are designed to be air-tight in order to prevent the treated air from escaping. Though this is great for energy efficiency, it impacts the indoor air quality since it prevents the introduction of fresh air. Recirculating the same air over and over again makes the air stale, smelly, and stuffy.
Installing an air ventilator helps remove the stale air without causing much loss of efficiency. A Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) and Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) are the two major types of ventilators. Depending upon your space, usage, and climate, an HVAC expert can help you decide whether an HRV or an ERV system would be suitable for your home.
A programmable thermostat allows you to preset your room temperature according to your routine and habits. You can set the system to switch off the heating or cooling automatically at times when the home is vacant and return it to the set temperature when you are back home. Similarly, you can set the thermostat to different temperatures for times when you are asleep and when you wake up. This flexibility to precisely control the temperature substantially increases the comfort and also saves you in energy costs.
An air purifier or air cleaner removes the pollutants that manage to sneak through the HVAC filter. Some models are even capable of removing harmful bacteria and microbes from the air. An inexpensive, portable unit can purify one or two rooms, whereas a whole-home purifier can take care of the entire house.
Our certified HVAC experts at Pioneer Comfort Systems can advise you on the best accessories to maximize your comfort, and also install them for you in an efficient manner. Feel free to call us anytime at 318-965-7200.
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