I put a lot of effort into making my home comfortable.
What difference will the quality of my indoor air
There's a lot about indoor
air quality that you might not know and certainly can't see. Up to
72 trillion microscopic irritants, or allergens, find their way into your home every day. They include dust,
pollen, pet hair and dander, dust mites, mildew, lint, fungus, most
tobacco smoke, cooking grease and bacteria. Many of these particles
are so small that your nose and throat can't filter them out, and
they can get deep into your lungs.
Isn't my indoor air already
Actually, studies show that
indoor air can be five times more polluted than outdoor air.
Exposure to indoor air pollutants has increased in recent years, due
to factors like these:
Today's homes are better insulated and more tightly sealed
than ever before, sealing in humidity, smoke, dust and other
Use of synthetic building materials and furnishings
and household cleaners has increased.
The Environmental Protection Agency ranks indoor air
pollution among the top five environmental risks to public
about ionic-type room air cleaners or throwaway air filters?
Ionic-type room air cleaners
are only effective within a certain radius. And buying one for each
room at a cost of $300 to $500 a piece can be
Most home heating and
cooling systems are equipped with standard 1" throwaway filters, but
they're designed primarily to protect your system from being damaged
by larger particles, not to protect your lungs from the smaller
ones. And HEPA
filters can clog, reducing airflow
throughout your system.
What's the difference between these and a whole house
whole house air cleaner, like American Standard AccuClean™,
works as part of your heating and cooling system. That means it's
designed to clean the air in every room of your home. And our unique
patented filtration technology has the highest efficiency of any air
cleaner on the market. Get ready for the cleanest, most comfortable
indoor air you've ever experienced.