Indoor Air Quality Articles

Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

November 9, 2022
A Fall window. Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

To promote safety and well-being for our community in Mount Vernon, here’s what you should know about this harmful airborne pollutant.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

October 13, 2022
IAQ_A_014 How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy. Woman sitting comfortably in her home.

There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your Washington 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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Your HVAC System Can Enhance Sleep

September 15, 2022
Happy Woman Waking Up

If odd sounds from your HVAC system are keeping you up at night, it is time to schedule maintenance and regain a peaceful nighttime.

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

July 9, 2022
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity? Morning sunlight through window condensation.

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Washington home’s relative indoor humidity.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

May 13, 2022
Dirty air filter

Replacing your dirty air filter can mean better health, increased comfort, and less impact on your pocket book.

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Video – Facts About Humidity

January 27, 2022
Keep your home cool by learning about what causes humidity and the effects of it in your home.

Keep your home cool by learning about what causes humidity and the effects of it in your home.

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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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