Most people spend over the majority of their time indoors, not knowing that the air they are breathing may be more polluted than the air outside. The Environmental Protection Agency has reported that indoor air pollution levels can be 100 times higher than the air outdoors.

Could this be growing in your home or businesses HVAC system?

Could this be growing in your home or businesses HVAC system?

Children are more susceptible to air pollution because they breathe a greater volume of air relative to their body weight.

Indoor Air Quality Facts

  • People spend 75-90% of their time indoors
  • 50% of all major office buildings have contaminated heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC). If not properly maintained, they are a hotbed for growth of molds and bacteria.
  • Polluted air causes 94% of all respiratory problems.
  • More than 31 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma, about 1/3 are children under 18.
  • About 40,000 dust mites, a common household allergen, can live in one ounce of dust.
  • An estimated 10-15% of the entire population may be allergic to cat or dog dander.

As a full service HVAC provider, Forest Air offers several solutions to help improve your home or businesses indoor air quality.

img_guardianThe Guardian Air by RGF® is designed to eliminate sick building syndrome risks by reducing odors, air pollutants, VOCs (chemical odors), smoke, mold bacteria and viruses*. The HVAC-PHI Cells are easily mounted into air conditioning and heating systems air ducts where most sick building problems start. When the HVAC system is in operation the HVAC-PHI Cell creates an Advanced Oxidation Process consisting of: Hydro-peroxides, super oxide ions and hydroxide ions.

PROS:
A broad scope of oxidizers makes it extremely effective on a larger number of microbes and gases.

CONS:
Little effect on airborne particulate.

 

guardian_air_remeREME or Reflective Electro Magnetic Energy utilizes an electro magnetic energy cell to create Ionized-Hydro-Peroxides™, a friendly oxidizer plasma made from oxygen and humidity. This air purifying plasma is propelled into the HVAC duct or plenum by a silent plasma propulsion module that has no moving parts, yet propels the plasma at 2 cfm. This provides for fan or blower-less operation on a 24-hour basis. The purifying plasma will be propelled through the ducts whether the fan or blower is on or not. This permits a hardwire 110 volt plug-in installation that lets the REME run 24/7 without wiring to the fan/blower circuit.

A unique combination developed and patented by RGF® that uses a Charged Advanced Oxidation Plasma to provide continuous purification with the ability to increase the efficiency of removal of .03 micron particulates with standard media filters up to 73%. Filtration can be increased to 93% with RGF REME+ Grounded Collector.

PROS:
All the benefits of Photohydroionization with the added benefit of increased efficiency and particulate removal.

CONS:
Must maintain Grounded collector or filter.

trane_clean_effectsSetting the standard in air quality, the Trane CleanEffects™ Air Cleaner uses revolutionary technology that supplies your home with a cleaner, healthier environment, allowing you to breathe easier – literally. Remove up to 99.98% of airborne particles with our air cleaner for your home and say goodbye to worrying about breathing in harmful bacteria or allergens.

Each of these solutions requires regular upkeep, but the benefits are well worth it and if you purchase one our very affordable maintenance agreements, we’ll come out and take care of that for you.

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Ventilation is critical for fresher, more comfortable air throughout your home. Trane FreshEffects™ is an energy-efficient home ventilator that acts as an air exchanger to remove lingering bad odors and improve the quality of the air inside your home. This energy recovery ventilator reduces humidity and preconditions incoming air which helps keep your system efficient.

*Labor charge for replacement of components (filters, bulbs, etc) would be covered under your maintenance agreement, however, you will still be charged for the cost of the replacement component.