Do you or your family members suffer from allergies or asthma? Are bothersome symptoms from allergies putting your life/work on hold? Do you have respiratory health issues? Are you sensitive to strong smells/pungent odors? If you answered yes to any of these questions, check out this important information below.
As allergy season sweeps in and brings with it a plethora of plaguing and bothersome symptoms, allergy sufferers search for remedies to ease their suffering. According to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America’s, “Spring Allergy Capitals of 2019” report- https://www.aafa.org/allergy-capitals/ , Kentucky ranks #5 in the country for people most affected with allergies.
To further complicate the issue, the Environmental Protection Agency stats rank indoor levels of pollutants from 2 to 5 times greater than outdoor levels, in addition to, indoor air pollutants being ranked among the top 5 environmental risks to public health.
If you use products that release volatile organic compounds and compromise indoor air quality such as aerosols, cleaning products, paint products, or have purchased new furniture, and have recent home renovations then implementing quality air filters is a must. Proper ventilation and filters help tremendously when cleaning your indoor environment.
As a top-rated Lexington HVAC Company, we proudly offer the APCO Whole-House Air Purifier, the winner of the AHR Innovation Award for Indoor Air Quality. These exceptional air filters kill over 99% of airborne mold, bacteria, viruses, and allergens after the first 24 hours of use. APCO Products are also 100% ozone free!
Traditional filters are effective against particulates like dust, but have no effect on mold, germs, VOC’s, and biological contaminants, unlike APCO’s germ killing UV-C and activated carbon systems that have the added benefit of extending the life of your air system. Numerous health studies have shown that germicidal ultraviolet light- UV-C has been proven effective against allergies, asthma, mold, mildew, fungi, DNA-based airborne viruses, bacteria, and spores.
APCO Filters remove:
- Pet odors
- Cooking smells
- Chemical vapors (furniture, carpet, construction materials)
As stated by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergic disorders are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S., affecting more than 20 percent of all adults and children. If you find yourself and your family among the close to 50 million people in the United States affected by troublesome allergies, give us a call today and we will find the perfect filter for your home and budget.
If you would like to learn more about how GreenBox can help purify your home’s air, Schedule an appointment.
Sources: https://www.aafa.org/allergy-capitals/accessed: 3/28/2019