Indoor pollution is a serious concern today, which is why a growing number of Western Colorado homeowners are installing an air cleaner in their home. Air cleaners help control levels of airborne particles when they’re coupled with source control efforts and ventilation.
If you’re installing an air cleaner to help you breathe easier this fall, you’ll need to decide between a mechanical filter installed in your HVAC system vs. a portable electronic air cleaner. Consider the benefits of each to help you decide.
A mechanical air filter removes particles from the air by trapping them on a screen as they circulate through the HVAC system. The benefits of a mechanical air filter installed in an HVAC system include the following:
Portable electronic air cleaners contain a fan to circulate air over a series of plates called collectors where charged particles stick. The benefits of a portable electronic air cleaner include the following:
For more reasons for installing an air cleaner, please contact Climate Control Company. Our experience serving Western Colorado dates back to 1956.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Aspen, Vail and the surrounding Western slope communities in Colorado about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about installing air cleaner and other HVAC topics, please visit our website.
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