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Rainfall and Indoor Air Quality: How They Relate

Rainfall and Indoor Air Quality: How They Relate

San Antonio doesn’t get a huge amount of rain compared to other areas, but it can still be a major force in our lives. In addition to wet streets and cancelled baseball games, rainfall can have a significant impact on your indoor air quality. Here’s how, and what you can do about it. IAQ and…

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What Factors Affect Home Comfort?

What Factors Affect Home Comfort?

During the summer, home comfort looms to the forefront because we have to spend so much time indoors to stay out of the heat. Besides the actual temperature indoors, there are other components that contribute to overall health and indoor enjoyment. Temperature The air temperature dictates how comfortable you are inside to a large extent…

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Does Indoor Humidity Affect Energy Bills?

Indoor humidity does affect your energy bills, especially if you compensate at the thermostat for the discomfort overly dry or humid air causes. Humidity contributes to the “feels like” temperature indoors and out. When the humidity ranges between 30 and 50 percent indoors, it’s seldom noticeable. But outside of those parameters, most people begin to…

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How to Manage Humidity Levels by Season

How to Manage Humidity Levels by Season

Our San Antonio winters are just a short respite from the long, hot and humid conditions that prevail most of the year. It won’t be long until we’re faced once again with how to keep comfortable without lowering the thermostat so much that our utility bills go through the roof. One of the best ways…

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Low Humidity and Your Health

Low Humidity and Your Health

Your skin and respiratory system are usually the first to alert you that low humidity comes with the cooler temperatures of fall. As temperatures fall, the air is less capable of holding moisture, and turning on the furnace dries it out even more. As good as cooler weather feels, the lower humidity can have a damaging…

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What’s Affecting Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality?

Living in a sizable city like San Antonio, you probably know urban smog is a factor in your air quality. What you might not know, however, is that there’s a lot more that can affect the air you breath in your home. Humidity The level of moisture in your air has a measurable effect on…

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