Control Indoor Pollution with a Whole-Home Ventilation System in Austin

Current homes are more energy efficient, which is good news for your utility costs. But that efficiency also means less airflow, which is bad news for indoor air quality.

We spend most of our lives indoors—up to 90 percent, according to an EPA study. And having an airtight home means chemicals can build up. The EPA says this can cause your home’s air quality to be two to five times worse than outdoor air.

With a whole-home ventilation system from Strand Brothers Service Experts, you can take out stuffy, dirty air from your home. Then, the system trades the stuffy air with crisp air from outdoors. Some equipment can help your home retain heat and moisture in the winter and discharge more of it in the summer.

Get started by requesting a complimentary comfort analysis. Our Experts can advise you on the equipment that’s right for your home and climate in Austin. Plus, all our work is supported by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

Why Home Ventilation is Important

Having poor indoor air quality can make you feel lousy or worsen ongoing issues like allergies or asthma.

There are a few pollution sources that affect the air your family breathes.

  1. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These chemicals are found in everyday household things, like furniture, flooring, paint and cleaning products. Increased concentration can result in respiratory inflammation and headaches.
  2. Dust, mold and pet dander. These are the largest common indoor pollution sources. They can worsen allergies and asthma.
  3. Carbon monoxide. This colorless, odorless, tasteless gas is made by insufficient combustion in a natural gas appliance. CO poisoning causes flu-like symptoms and can be deadly.

How Whole-Home Ventilation Works

House ventilation systems can remove pollution from the air in your home.

Balanced ventilation uses exhaust fans to bring fresh air into the house—and push out stale air.

Plus, some models from Strand Brothers Service Experts enhance energy efficiency. This delivers fresh airflow without excessive energy consumption.

Heat Recovery Ventilation

  • Shifts heat to condition incoming air
  • Ideal for cold areas

Energy Recovery Ventilation

  • Transfers moisture and heat to condition incoming air
  • Holds on to more humidity in the winter and decreases the level brought in during the summer
  • Ideal for hot areas

If you live in the Midwest, your home can benefit from adding both kinds of equipment.