Air Duct Cleaning Facts
The quality of the air we breathe indoors has become an increasingly important environmental concern. Following are facts that have been determined by recognized authorities in the fields of air quality.
FACT: Most people spend 60%-90% of their time indoors (AMERICAN LUNG
FACT: Many illnesses are either caused by, or aggravated by, polluted
FACT: The levels of some hazardous pollutants in indoor air have been
found to be up to 70 times greater than in outdoor air. (USEPA)
FACT: Studies have shown that two out of three indoor air quality
problems involve the HVAC System.
FACT: More than 60 million Americans suffer from allergies or asthma.
FACT: One out of six people who suffer from allergies do so because
of the direct relationship to fungi and bacteria in air duct systems. (TOTAL
HEALTH AND BETTER HEALTH MAGAZINES)
FACT: Respiratory irritants can circulate within the ducts and enter
the room through the registers. ( ALA HEALTH HOME)
FACT: Children and the elderly are espcially affected by polluted
indoor air. (DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS)
Most commercial available fiberglass furnace filters are
less than 7% efficient. (ASHRAE)