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Help Minimize Air Pollution with an Air Filtration System

These days, homes and commercial properties are built with secure seals between indoor and outdoor air. While this is convenient for preventing HVAC losses, there are unintended consequences. With no access to fresh outdoor air, your indoor air can become stuffed with microscopic pollutants as well as ordinary debris such as dust and hair. Higher concentrations of airborne particles may intensify respiratory problems and even make you sick! For truly clean, healthy indoor air, these pollutants should be extracted as much as possible.

Do You Need High-Efficiency Air Filtration?

EPA studies determined that pollutant rates indoors are often up to five times more concentrated than outside, making an effective air filtration system an invaluable tool when working to reduce contamination levels. Environmental Systems Associates offers top-of-the-line filtration products capable of attracting and trapping particulates like:

  • Dust, hair and soot
  • Pet dander
  • Allergens like pollen
  • Mold and mildew spores
  • Viruses and bacteria
  • Smoke and odor particles
  • Volatile Organic Compounds such as chemical cleaners

Nearby industries and potential health problems can help determine which pollutants you’d benefit most from filtering out of your indoor air. As an example, a person with intense allergies should make getting rid of pollen or animal dander the primary goal. Our indoor air quality services in [siteinfo field=”msa”] are intended to help you figure out what particulate matter you’re taking on.

HEPA Filters

Many air filtration systems incorporate what’s known as a High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter. Keep in mind that many filters are designed similarly and promoted as “HEPA-type” filters despite failing to achieve the same level of effectiveness. You should look for “True” or “Absolute” HEPA filters certified by air quality agencies.

With a thick network of extremely small fibers, HEPA filters catch airborne particles when they drift by. Some designs might employ additional layers of filtration to stop the central fiber layer from clogging up with larger particles such as hair and lint. One type, known as an activated carbon filter, uses highly absorbent carbon pores to trap particles.

A small trade-off with HEPA filters is that the compact fibers can restrict airflow, which could force your HVAC system to work longer to reach your set temperatures. We can offer tailored advice on whether you would benefit from HEPA-level filtration.

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Benefits of Air Filtration System Installation in Columbia

Environmental Systems Associates has a skilled team of air filtration system installers in Columbia. With their support, you can promptly secure stronger air filtration for a home or commercial property. Almost immediately, you can enjoy some or all of the following benefits:


Improved Indoor Air Quality

Air filtration systems help capture airborne contaminants like dust, pet dander and pollen from your indoor air. As one of the most common reasons for reduced air quality, removing particulates and microorganisms is a cental element of any IAQ strategy.


Longer HVAC System Life Span

Airborne pollutants overload the air filters built into HVAC systems, progressively forcing equipment to work longer and decreasing its effectiveness. An air filtration system can even expand the life of an HVAC system by decreasing the frequency of air filter replacements or maintenance needs like cleaning.


More Affordable Energy Bills

A clogged, dirty HVAC system uses up more electricity, increasing your energy costs. By keeping your HVAC system cleaner, you save money on all the monthly bills. If you can’t clean hard-to-reach spots such as the ductwork, Environmental Systems Associates can perform a complete duct cleaning in Columbia.


Reduced Risk of Illness

A dedicated air filtration system can help eliminate sickness-causing microorganisms such as mold, mildew, viruses and bacteria. Combining air filtration with additional IAQ equipment like a UV germicidal lamp is perfect for addressing these microorganisms and help with limiting the risk of disease.

Clearly, an air filtration system is an excellent investment for anybody wanting to help keep airborne contamination from negatively affecting their health or HVAC equipment.

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Ask About Your Free Quote for Air Filtration System Installation

Ready to keep your indoor air supply more refreshed and with less pollution? Get in touch with the IAQ experts at Environmental Systems Associates. You can schedule a free quote for a new air filtration system by giving us a call at 410-381-7991 today.

Save Even More with Special Offers

A complete sense of comfort shouldn’t be out of anyone’s budget. Environmental Systems Associates lightens the load with seasonal promotions, discounts and other special offers. These offers help lower costs for key services, new equipment or whatever else you need for your comfort and peace of mind. Check out our current offers for more details on how to save.

Committed to Comfort from the Very Start

While a long history of service is impressive, nothing is more important to customer satisfaction than a dedication to total comfort. Environmental Systems Associates considers your peace of mind our top priority, and that hasn’t changed since we first opened our doors. Learn more about our history, and how our communities support us just as much as we support you.