Whether you’re finally building your Kansas dream home or you’re finally renovating an older space, it’s important that you put air quality and energy efficiency at the top of your to-do list. Your comfort, health, safety, and impact on the environment all depend on how well your home is ventilated.
Know your ventilation system options
Heating, ventilating, and cooling your home isn’t as simple as it might sound; no two systems are the same, so you should make sure your HVAC system is right for you. We don’t install the same ventilation system in every home; instead, we assess your needs, lifestyle, and square footage before determining which unit to install. The three main types are:
- Exhaust ventilation – also known as an “active” unit, this type is suitable for small, open spaces because it doesn’t have enough power to combat the pressure issues caused by walls and doors
- Supply ventilation – a good choice for people with asthma or allergies, supply systems use spot exhaust fans to draw air out of rooms before filtering it
- Balanced ventilation – by far the most complicated and expensive of the three, balanced units work well with extreme temperatures because they incorporate two different fans to increase air flow and avoid indoor air pressure changes
Seek green alternatives
The city of Overland Park is committed to protecting the environment from household pollutants, which include everything from yard waste to bacteria and mold. If you share your community’s valid concerns, you should definitely consider a solar-powered HVAC system. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, energy recovery ventilation units also prevent the buildup and redistribution of harmful contaminants while lowering your energy costs and carbon footprint.
If your home needs a new ventilation system, don’t trust your air quality with just anyone. Contact us today at Overland Heating & Cooling, Inc., and our team of certified HVAC experts will get the ball rolling right away. We’ve been serving happy, loyal customers in the greater Kansas City area for more than three decades. You can trust us to treat your Overland Park home as if it’s our very own.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Overland Park, Kansas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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