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Here’s Why an Air Filtration System is Good for Your Arizona Home

Air filtration is important for a number of reasons. It helps reduce dust and other particulates and assists in keeping indoor air fresh and clean. A major reason for filtering your air effectively is health. Pollutants in the air can cause a variety of conditions and allergic reactions, such as asthma and other chronic lung diseases. These can be aggravated by poor air quality, causing considerable discomfort and long-term health issues. There are a number pollutants commonly found in the air within homes:

  • Nitrogen oxideHere's Why an Air Filtration System is Good for Your Arizona Home
  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Ozone
  • Particulates 
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)

These pollutants can cause breathing problems by directly irritating airways, which can lead to inflammation.

People who live in Arizona are more prone to certain types of pollutants, particularly from vehicles. This is because our climate encourages more frequent temperature inversions that fill the area with cooler air, which tends to contain higher levels of pollutants. This problem is more prevalent during the fall, and it allows carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide to build up. Traffic alone contributes around 40 percent of the total air pollution in Arizona.

Filtering air that enters your home is the most effective way to reduce pollutants, and this is more important if you have a resident who is susceptible to asthma and other breathing related conditions. Having an effective air filtration system will also enhance general air quality and reduce the chances of mold and spores development.

Hansberger Refrigeration and Electric Company has been serving the Yuma area since 1952. As a family owned business, we understand the importance of a well-designed and effective air filtration system in the home. Our trained technicians are waiting to discuss every aspect of your heating and air conditioning system. Please, don’t hesitate to contact us for friendly, professional advice.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in Yuma, Arizona about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about air filtration systems and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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