From time to time, you probably enjoy opening the windows in your home to let in some fresh air and get rid of stuffy air. Are you hesitant to do this in the winter months because you don’t want to let cold air in? A whole-home ventilator can help you breathe easier in your Naples, FL home. Below are five benefits of a home ventilator.
1. Better Indoor Air Quality
A home ventilator helps remove pollutants that negatively impact indoor air quality. These pollutants include dust, pollen, spores, bacteria, and others. When you have good indoor air quality, not only do you feel better, but you sleep better as well.
2. Reduces Backdrafts
If any of your appliances operate by combustion, such as fuel-fired water heaters and boilers, there’s a risk of backdrafts, which is a pressure differential that releases combustion gas. One such combustion gas is carbon monoxide.
3. Reduces Radon Gas
Radon is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless radioactive gas that occurs from the breakdown of uranium, thorium, or radium deep in the planet. The gas, which is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, comes through cracks and gaps in the home. Ventilation helps remove radon gas from your home.
4. Stops Condensation
Proper home ventilation keeps home humidity levels within the proper range, which is 30% to 50% relative humidity. Condensation not only causes structural damage and wood rot, but it also provides an environment for bacteria and spores to thrive.
5. Wastes Less Energy
Energy recovery ventilators capture the thermal energy from stale indoor air and transfer it to the incoming fresh outdoor air. Since the incoming air is warmer, your heating system doesn’t have to work as hard to warm it to your home’s temperature.
If you’re ready to experience what home ventilation has to offer you, then you can rely on our technicians to provide exceptional, quality work. Contact us at Magnificent Air Cooling & Heating today to learn how home ventilation can help keep you comfortable all year.
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