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Air Quality

What Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers Need to Know About COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended industries all over the world, and the HVAC industry is no exception. Indeed, the spread of a dangerous virus is being taken extremely seriously by heating and air conditioning engineers since families depend upon their HVAC systems being in good working order, not just for comfort, but for safety as well. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, or ASHRAE, has released an official COVID-19 response to help ensure heating and air conditioning engineers perform their work safely for both their clients and themselves. Below, we’ll discuss some of the key things […]

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5 Ways to Improve Your Home Air Quality in Vancouver WA with Quality HVAC Services

No matter how you look at it, these are strange times. People are now, more than ever, worried about the safety of their indoor environments. While by no means should you panic, it’s still important that you take careful precautions in order to ensure you’re staying healthy and minimizing the spread of disease. Here at Entek, we’re dedicated to making your home as safe as it can be. We know that many of our neighbors in Vancouver, WA, are concerned about the air quality in their homes, and we’re here to help. Whether you or a loved one has fallen […]

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How Does Indoor Heating Affect Air Quality?

The temperature has officially started to plummet in Portland. It’s now time to slip on those gloves and hats before you head out the door. But what about when you’re home? You don’t want to stay bundled up indoors, so instead, you’ll turn on your heater. Did you ever think about how this seasonal act is influencing the air quality of your home? This is what you should know when you turn on your indoor heating this year: 1. The Air Will Feel Dryer If you’ve noticed that you’re drinking more water and applying more lotion, you may have naturally […]

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How Your HVAC System Helps with Your Seasonal Allergies

Are you someone who suffers from seasonal allergies? Just know that you’re not alone. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. Allergies cause people to experience inconvenient and frustrating symptoms, such as runny noses, watery eyes, and even painful headaches. While these symptoms may hit at any time of the year, they usually increase whenever more pollen is present in the air, like at the beginning of spring or summer. So if it’s about the pollen, why do we still experience allergy symptoms when we get inside and wash […]

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Are Candles Hurting Your Indoor Air Quality?

There’s a reason the candle business is booming. Nothing creates ambiance in a room quite like the unique glow of a candle. In the fall, they can give you the perfect apple pie scent in a kitchen, without actually having to make a pie. And when the weather gets colder in Vancouver, WA, candles can aid in heating your home. But have you ever considered that the candles you’re lighting could hurt the indoor air quality of a room? Any concerns tend to be lost among all the positive things candles can do, but there are a few negatives you […]

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How To Improve the Air Quality in Your Vancouver, WA, Home

Health-conscious people spend a lot of time considering their diet and exercise routines. They take great care to ensure they eat plenty of nutrients, while reducing their intake of unhealthy sugars and sodium. Then they spend hours every week visiting the gym, hoping to stay in the best shape possible. Often, however, these same people don’t take time to consider one of the most important factors in their overall health: air quality. Vancouver, WA, is generally known for having good air quality, however, if you don’t take steps to keep the air in your home fresh and clean, it can […]

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