Indoor Air Quality Articles

How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

April 27, 2021
How to Eliminate Dust in My Home | Indoor Air Quality | Vancouver, WA

It’s rampant everywhere around the country and has become the subject of a lighthearted, frequently repeated myth at both the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Officials at these agencies understand farming does not occur without creating dust. So the EPA and USDA “have never proposed tightening rules on farm dust. And they have told Congress and the American people that they won’t propose stricter standards.”

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 15, 2021

At Foss Heating & Cooling, we always look for ways to improve the comfort, health, and safety of homes and businesses in Anacortes and surrounding areas. Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is a significant purchase—a big part of our job is to help ensure you get the maximum value from this investment.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

November 16, 2020
Woman blowing nose inside

Did you know the average American spends nearly 90 percent of life indoors? That’s why it is increasingly important to ensure indoor air quality (IAQ) is clean and healthy. If your Oak Harbor home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at…

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

October 12, 2020
Water vapor coming out of a humidifier | Why Do I Need a Humidifier In the Fall? | Burlington, WA

That’s why we at Foss Heating and Cooling recommend a humidifier for your home, especially for the cooler months. It helps to maintain the necessary humidity in your Burlington home, making everything, including you, run as it should.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

September 21, 2020
Old electric fan near the bed in the room. How to improve your indoor air quality.

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your Washington home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Anacortes home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your…

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

June 12, 2020
Air Filter

Want to know the differences between air filters and air cleaners? Our team wants to show you the benefits of the disadvantages of both.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

April 14, 2020
African american relaxed woman sitting on comfortable couch in living room at modern home holds air conditioner remote control enjoying breathing fresh cool air. What accessories help with indoor air quality?

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. Our Foss Heating and…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 12, 2020
Coronavirus.

The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Washington. At Foss Heating and Cooling, our top priority is the health and safety of you and your loved ones. We take great pride in selling indoor air quality products to Mount Vernon homes and businesses that are energy efficient, environmentally…

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Leaky Ducts and You

February 11, 2020
air ventilator , Circle metal frame on white ceiling. Leaky Ducts and You

Though it’s a hidden element in your home, ductwork is crucial to your home comfort. It’s the system by which warm or cool air circulates throughout your home. And all your conditioned air, whether it’s warmed or cooled, has to travel through these ducts. As such, it’s essential to have a well-maintained duct system in…

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Video – Replace Your Air Filter

September 27, 2019
Don't let your air become a health hazard

Change your Mount Vernon HVAC filters regularly, as recommended, which is usually at least every three months. A good HEPA filter will catch the particles before they reach your lungs. There’s so much floating in the air our eyes can’t see, and changing your filter as recommended makes all the difference.

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