How Indoor Air Quality Can Affect You Take a deep breath and inhale. Feels good, right? Not to be a killjoy, but are you in your house? If so, you might be shocked if you knew how many toxins you just pulled in, including chemical vapors, microbes, mildew, viruses, bacteria, dust, dirt, pollen, allergens and more. Wait…is that true? The EPA found in a survey that Americans spend 87% of their lives inside, and that indoor air pollutant levels are up to 100 times higher than levels outside of your home. Yikes! Now think about the fact that we breathe an estimated 3,000 gallons of air every day. And so do your kids. So does your furry friend. When it comes to food and drinks, it’s trendy to go organic or fit your faucet with the latest filter, but how about the air we breathe? Come on, people, we can’t take indoor air quality for granted. Not anymore. You really need to increase the quality of the air you breathe indoors. You’ll notice the following improvements: Keep you healthier. That’s right. And actually, 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air according to the American College of Allergists. Reduce? your energy consumption. How? Cleaner air increases how efficient your HVAC system works. Can you say “smaller carbon footprint” and “lower costs over time?” Take care of your system. Better air quality keeps heating and air conditioning components from corrosion, microbials, dirt and debris. If you like Do-It-Yourself projects, you can definitely find ways to improve the air quality in your home. But even the most mechanically-minded homeowners can’t do it all…and that’s where Donelson Air Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Nashville can step in and help. With a complete offering of quality equipment choices, knowledge and expert service—for all makes and models, 24/7/365—you can take that deep breath indoors and know it’s the highest indoor air quality possible. Call Donelson Air Service Experts in Nashville today at 615-953-9885.