vent in a California home
February 29, 2016

Home ventilation is something that many people take for granted. Like flipping on a lightswitch, we often just assume that the ventilation in our homes is up to par, but it’d be wrong to say that this is always the case. In order to maintain good indoor air quality, energy-efficient home require mechanical ventilation. Unsurprisingly, not many homeowners realize that their current ventilation systems may well be costing them quite a bit of money each year in lost energy, not to mention potentially causing indoor air quality problems.

Common Issues Affecting Ventilation

Ventilation problems can stem from a number of different factors, and gaining an idea of where your problems stem from is the best way to tackle them head-on. In many cases, it has to do with either poor, improper design, but wear and tear can also play into the situation, causing leaks to occur in the ventilation system. Dirty ducts also come along with their own set of problems, which can result in mold growth, affecting the health of you your family.

People generally spend about 90% of their time indoors. It should be no surprise that poor indoor air quality is one of the top dangers to worry about in a home, as it can be two-to-five times more polluted than the air outdoors—even at its worst. Poor indoor air quality can result in a number of different health problems, and it’s especially worrisome for those who suffer from asthma and other types of breathing conditions.

How Greiner Can Help

Many homeowners in Davis, Dixon, Winters, Vacaville, Fairfield and Woodland live each day suffering from poor indoor air quality, some of whom may not even be aware that there’s a problem. Air quality is nothing to mess around with, and it’s important to take action the moment you suspect there may be an issue. The team at Greiner Heating and Air know that your home’s ventilation is only as good as its ductwork. Poor duct ventilation will do nothing but hold back home performance and energy efficiency, not to mention the negative effects it can have on the health of you and your family.

We believe that safety of our customers is paramount, and our staff of talented home performance experts is ready to help remedy whatever issues may be affecting ventilation in your home. We’ll work with you to determine a plan that fits both your budget and your needs.

No one deserves to suffer from poor ventilation. Contact us today to learn more or to schedule an appointment.

 

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