Why Consider a Whole-Home Ventilator

Whole-Home Ventilator

Are you tired of that stale stench in your home? Do you feel like, despite all you do to clean your air, your allergies are acting up just as much as they do outdoors? Homeowners in Chesapeake, Virginia, can improve their indoor air quality by installing a whole-home ventilator.

Why Does Ventilation Matter?

Indoor air quality can be two to five times worse than outdoor air quality. While the outdoor air may be burdened by fumes and allergens, your indoor air may be polluted by pet allergens, volatile organic compounds, bacteria, paints, dust and pollen. Without anywhere to go, these pollutants will remain in your home. And your HVAC system will continually circulate them throughout it.

Air that spends too much time in one place will become stale. You can rid yourself of these pollutants by improving ventilation in your home. Ventilating your living space removes polluted indoor air and welcomes fresh air. Ventilation done right can also improve energy efficiency.

What Does a Whole-Home Ventilator Do?

There are many ways to better ventilate your home. You can use exhaust in the kitchen and in your bathrooms, and you should open windows when the weather is cool enough. But the most effective way to ventilate your home is with a whole-home ventilator.

A whole-home ventilator attaches directly to your heating and cooling system. The ventilator exhausts your polluted indoor air while simultaneously drawing in the same amount of fresh air. Some whole-home ventilators, known as Energy Recovery Ventilators, efficiently use the air’s thermal energy to pre-condition the outdoor air it draws into the home, which gives your AC system a break.

A whole-home ventilator guarantees that your home feels like a healthy sanctuary. As a result, it helps you breathe easier, sleep better and live a healthier lifestyle. To have a whole-home ventilator installed, call Weather Makers at 757-263-4869.

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