The Ontario Building Code (OBC) 2012 has been revised to require heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) in all new homes as of January 1, 2017. But you may want to get one for older homes to – your body will thank you.
Carbon monoxide, pollen, mold, pesticides, construction materials, and dust are only a few things that can dirty the air around us. We breathe these in without notice and eventually will affect our lungs negatively. You could go indoors to prevent breathing these in but that may not even help. Supposedly, indoor air can be 100 times worse than the air outside. Check the infographic below by Triple-T Heating & Cooling to find out more information.
Spring can be a hard time of the year to endure if you have allergies. Alleviating them is actually easier than you think, and you don't have to ingest a lot of drugs to do it. The real secret is to improve your indoor environment. Here's how.
Many factors are dependent on the air quality of your home – your health, the level of efficiency in your home and your overall comfort. With the cold months quickly approaching, you need to start worrying about the indoor air pollutants, particularly if your home is firmly sealed for efficiency.