Indoor Air Considerations During COVID-19

June 22, 2021 2:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Unless you’ve been living off the grid for the last 15 months, you are probably very familiar with how the COVID-19 virus spreads. It’s an airborne virus, primarily transmitted through respiratory droplets—that is, the droplets that you expel when you talk, laugh, sing, shout, cough and sneeze. While masks and social distancing help, managing your indoor air quality is another layer of virus protection. Since scientists predict that COVID-19 variants will continue to spread, it’s smart to evaluate your HVAC system and ventilation. The best way to protect yourself against the virus is to get vaccinated, but if you’re unable... View Article

What Are the Differences Between HEPA and MERV 13 Filters?

June 8, 2021 2:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When you need to improve your indoor air quality, investing in a good air filter is the way to go. During the pandemic, many homeowners and business owners have wondered whether HEPA and/or MERV 13 filters can protect them from airborne viruses as well as other pathogens and particles. Which is better for your needs? Read on to learn about the differences between HEPA vs. MERV 13 filters. What are MERV 13 filters? MERV is not a filter type—it’s a rating system that tells what size particles an air filter can trap. MERV 13 filters are a step up from... View Article