Indoor Air Quality And Health

With the improvements in home and office design that securely seal structures to resist weather effects has come an increase in awareness of indoor air quality and its effects on the human body. From an increasing understanding of secondhand smoke to the awareness of toxins that leach into the environment from paints and artificial fibers, we have learned how to decrease invisible (and not so invisible) hazards that affect our breathing. Since breathing is an essential body system what affects it obviously affects the overall health. This is why it can be a critical mistake to ignore or neglect home or office HVAC systems. These systems are significant first-line defense systems against ill health. Let us at General Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. help you keep your HVAC systems, and thus your air, in top condition.

Health Issues and Toxins

Some health issues that are often caused by or made worse by poor indoor air quality:

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Delayed Childhood Development
  • Secondary Infections

Some toxins that can exist in our indoor air include:

  • Radon
  • Mold
  • Allergens
  • Smoke and Secondhand Smoke
  • Lead Fumes

How General Can Help

Here at General Heating & Cooling, Inc. we have experience and the most up-to-date information on HVAC systems to serve the communities in and around Monrovia, CA. Whether it’s the AC unit or heating issues, clean filtering of the indoor air or your HVAC just needs an inspection, contact us today. We provide services in humidifiers, UV lamps, ventilators, air cleaners, and media filters. Because indoor air quality is such an important issue, don’t wait until a problem appears: make an appointment today and have us check your home or office air quality.