How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a big breath and relax. Feels good, doesn’t it? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your home? If so, you may be alarmed if you knew how many toxins you just drew 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 outside of your home. 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 pet. When it comes to what we consume, it’s all the rage to go organic or fit your faucet with the latest filter, but what about the air we breathe? Honestly, people, indoor air quality isn’t a given. Not anymore. It’s important to take a look at the quality of the air you breathe indoors. You’ll notice the following improvements: Keep you healthier. 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. Decrease? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air enhances how efficient your HVAC system works. Want to enjoy a “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Protect your investment. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. If you like Do-It-Yourself projects, you can definitely find ways to increase the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where R & M Climate Control Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Knoxville can step in and help. With a wide selection of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, all day, every day—you can take that deep breath indoors and know you can relax with improved indoor air quality. Let us help, call R & M Climate Control Service Experts in Knoxville today at 865-229-6176.