Indoor Air Quality Articles

Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

November 19, 2021
Father helping daughter learn to walk at home, side view. What is IAQ important?.

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. What Disadvantages? The most significant disadvantage is poor indoor air quality. Tightly sealed Jamestown area homes prevent heated and cooled air from escaping as easily, but…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 22, 2021
Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Shot inside an old train in autumn maples in Kyoto, Japan.

With fall now upon us in Courtenay, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

June 21, 2021
How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

At Heartland Heating & Cooling, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. You can greatly reduce household dust levels by following these recommendations.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 16, 2021

A zone control system—or zoning—only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your North Dakota home needs at the time. It not only adds to the comfort level of your home but can also lower your energy bills.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

December 14, 2020
woman on couch

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

November 16, 2020
Family enjoying humidified air in their kitchen.

There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your ND home. Adding a humidifier can increase the comfort level in your home and lower your annual energy expenses. Proper humidity levels can allow you to maintain indoor comfort levels at a lower temperature which uses less energy for heating.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

January 15, 2020
Winter landscape seen through the window, and green plant on a windowsill. The basics of winter indoor air quality.

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in North Dakota, creating some significant health problems. At Heartland Heating & Cooling, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter…

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