When you contemplate indoor air quality, you might envision the fresh, clean spring air coming through an open window and a comfortable home—a feeling you may wish for all year. Unfortunately, the weather in Hattiesburg makes this difficult during the more severe months. But do you have to give up this fresh air just because the weather isn’t playing fair? The answer is “no.” With good ventilation, your indoor air quality can be at its finest—no matter what it’s like outside.
Ventilation requires more than just opening a few windows or doors in your home. While it's absolutely revitalizing on picturesque, mild days, it’s not something you can do throughout the year in Hattiesburg. The bright side is that technological advances have allowed us to create the benefits of fresh spring air using your heating and cooling equipment.
By drawing in just the right amount of fresh, outdoor air, today’s ventilation systems provide you with the advantages of standard ventilation like eliminating odors, chemicals and other contaminants from your indoor air. This process removes stale air from your home and creates nicer feeling air. It’s a good way to make your home’s air as comfortable as possible without wasting energy.
There are two types of ventilation systems available: Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) and Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs). Because of the climate, it's recommended that homes in most of the United States and all of Canada to use HRVs. ERVs are used most heavily in the muggy southern regions.
Improving ventilation is just one thing you can do to get better indoor air quality. We’ve got a number of other ways to help you improve indoor air quality, from using dehumidifiers to improving air filtration and utilizing air purification. Give Oak Grove Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 601-292-9763. We are here to take your home’s air quality to the next level.