Indoor Air Quality Begins With A Quality Filter

Here are some facts about the air that we breathe...

  • Studies have shown that two out of three indoor air quality problems involve the HVAC system.
  • Children and the elderly are especially affected by polluted indoor air.
  • Children are more likely than adults to be affected by polluted indoor air. They breathe faster, inhale more air per unit of body weight, and are closer to the ground where concentrations are higher.
  • The elderly, asthmatics, and people with breathing problems, allergies, and lung diseases are also likely to be more sensitive to pollutants.
  • One out of six people who suffer from allergies do so because of the direct relationship to the fungi and bacteria in the air duct system.
  • Indoor air has been found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air.
  • Most people spend 60% to 90% of their time indoors.
  • Most commercially available fiberglass furnace filters are less than 7% efficient.
  • 8 out of 10 systems failures are caused by dirt and dust.

Here's the Solution...

Electrostatic air filter  
Electrostatic Air Filters

"Allergy Gold" is an inexpensive, permanent air cleaning system that replaces your existing air filter. It is up to 93% efficient and removes pollen, dust and airborne pollutants, providing relief for allergy and asthma sufferers. This filter is washable, which means there'll be no on-going filter replacement costs. It is energy-efficient since it requires no additional electricity. "Allergy Gold" is made of rugged, quality materials and is built to last. It is not available from a retail store but must be purchased from your Heating / Duct Cleaning contractor. Standard and special sizes are available to fit any need.
Electronic air cleaner  
Electronic Air Cleaners

Electronic Air Cleaners are designed to remove up to 95% of the particles in the air - including aggravating pollen, dirt, dust, grease, tobacco and cooking smoke. That's 10 to 20 times higher efficiency than throwaway furnace filters. This type of filter features two screens or prefilters, lightweight cells that can be washed in your dishwasher or laundry tub, power and test buttons, indicator lights, and an air switch that will turn off power to the unit when no airflow is present. This type of filter requires an initial installation, and occasionally makes a "ticking" noise when larger particles of dust hit the collector cells. This is the most common type of air cleaner in the Toronto Area.
High-efficiency portable hepa filters  
Portable Hepa Air Cleaners

The Amaircare portable air filtration system will clean the air in a target area such as a bedroom, family room or office. Using H.E.P.A. filtration they are 99.97% efficient at removing particles from @ 0.3 microns in size. They feature powerful, efficient motor/fans that run maintenance-free for years, variable speed operation and are so quiet that you'll hardly even know that it's on! Our best-selling unit is the "Roomaid" model which is so efficient, it would take 13 1/3 "Roomaids" to use the same amount of electricity as one regular 60 Watt light bulb. These units come in a variety of sizes to accomodate any size room. Once you own one of these filters, you'll be truly amazed to find out just how clean the air can actually be!

Amaircare H.E.P.A. filters also come in several "whole-house" models. These units require an initial installation. The unit is usually placed beside your furnace, or hung from the ceiling in the furnace room. It uses your main duct system to draw in air from your home and re-distributes the cleaned air through your supply-air ducts. Call us for further details or for a free in-home estimate.


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