How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a deep breath. Feels good, right? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your home? If so, you might be shocked if you had an idea of how many toxins you just pulled 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 indoors, 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 that means your family does, too. 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 how do we upgrade the air we breathe? Come on, people, indoor air quality isn’t a given. Not anymore. You really need to increase 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. Reduce? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air increases how efficient your heater/AC works. Want to enjoy a “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” A properly maintained heating and cooling system. 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 opportunities to increase the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Becht / Givens Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Louisville can help. With a wide selection of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24 hours a day—you can take that deep breath indoors and know it’s the highest indoor air quality possible. Let us help, call Becht / Givens Service Experts in Louisville today at 502-785-8230.