What You Need to Know About Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Take a deep breath. Feels good, right? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your home? If so, you would probably be surprised if you were aware of how many toxins you may have just inhaled, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Okay...what? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives indoors, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than pollution levels found outside. Wow! Now think about the fact that people breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every single day. So do your kids. So does your Pug. Seriously, it is important that we stop taking indoor air quality for granted. It’s time to make a change. You really need to increase the quality of the air you breathe indoors. By taking control, you can: Help you stay healthier. That’s right. And actually, 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air according to the American College of Allergists. Reduce your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air improves how efficient your furnace and AC operates. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Guard your investment. Enhanced air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. If you’re a DIYer, you can definitely take steps to bump the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all… and that’s where McKinley Heating Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning comes in. With a complete offering of indoor air quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24 hours a day—you can take that deep breath indoors and know it’s the highest indoor air quality possible. Call McKinley Heating Service Experts in Edmonton today at 780-800-7092.