Premier Indoor Comfort Systems LLC Blog : Archive for April, 2016

Get Ready for Summer with an Energy Recovery Ventilator

Monday, April 25th, 2016

As North Carolina residents are well aware, our summers can get pretty hot and sticky, causing you to use your air conditioner as much as possible. So it’s only natural that you want to find ways to save energy, and therefore save money. An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) helps you do this by providing a way for your home to get proper ventilation without wasting unnecessary energy.

ERVs are designed to circulate fresh air throughout your home without compromising climate control. Ultimately, this means that you won’t need to open a window or door just to circulate fresh air while at the same time running your air conditioner.

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Should You Invest in UV Germicidal Lights?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

In our blog post last week, we discussed the ill effects that too much humidity can have on your health as well as your home. One of the problems that excess moisture can cause is the development of mold and mildew, in addition to other harmful microorganisms. While a dehumidifier can certainly slow the reproduction of these particles, you need something more to prevent them from occurring and eliminate them from your ducts.

The answer is UV germicidal lights. This type of air purifier uses ultraviolet radiation to eliminate harmful biological pollutants such as those mentioned above. UV lights should be uses as a supplement to your air filtration system, as they do not filter out particles that are already present in the air. However, they do assist your AC system in providing you with purified air.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with a Dehumidifier

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Residents of North Carolina are all too familiar with humidity. With spring already upon us and summer following soon enough, homeowners will look to their air conditioners to get relief from the hot and sticky temperatures. What if there was more you could do though?

The answer is a dehumidifier. Ideally, your home’s relative humidity level should between 30-50%. If it’s higher, you’ll find that your home is uncomfortable. More than that though, it’s unhealthy and does not contribute to your air conditioner’s efficiency. We’ve highlighted some ways that a dehumidifier can improve your indoor air quality, and benefit you, below.

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Air Conditioning Replacement and Improvement Ideas for Spring

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Now that it’s spring, it’s time to start getting ready for the hot and humid weather that is just around the corner. An important part of spring preparation is to schedule regular maintenance for your air conditioning system, which we discussed in our last two posts. Now we’re going to look at taking this a step further: what if you need to replace an aging air conditioner? Or perhaps make additions and improvements to it? We have some ideas for you below. Call our HVAC experts to find out more—we’re always glad to help!

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