How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a deep breath. Feels good, doesn’t it? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your house? If so, you would probably be surprised if you had an idea of how many toxins you just pulled in, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…what? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives inside, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than levels found outside. Yikes! Now think about the fact that we breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every day. And so do your kids. So does your furry friend. When it comes to food and drinks, it’s all the rage to go organic or enhance your faucet with the latest filter, but how about the air we breathe? Honestly, people, indoor air quality isn’t a given. Not anymore. It’s critical to take the time to assess quality of the air you breathe indoors. You’ll notice the following improvements: Reduce the negative impact on your health. 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 enhances how efficient your HVAC system works. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Take care of your system. Better 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 up the quality of the air in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Finch Air Conditioning & Heating Inc in La Porte can help. With a vast array of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24/7/365—you can take that deep breath indoors and know you can relax with improved indoor air quality. Let the experts help, call Finch Air Conditioning in La Porte today at 281-407-9478.