Indoor Air Quality Articles

How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

December 9, 2022
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There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your MS 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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What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

October 13, 2022
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Most homes in Mississippi and across the country are well-insulated, helping your heating and cooling system run more efficiently. A tightly sealed home prevents conditioned air from escaping, allowing your home to maintain a consistent temperature for longer periods. That means your air conditioner (AC), furnace, or heat pump can run less to keep you…

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

March 7, 2022
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When indoor plumbing became popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

November 19, 2021
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At Bowman Heating & Air Conditioning, we know how important clean indoor air quality is for your home. Our team specializes in offering whole-house solutions to keep you and your loved ones healthy, comfortable, and safe throughout the year.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

October 19, 2021
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If you have a large home with family members who prefer different temperatures, consider installing a zone control system.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

September 18, 2020
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Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust.

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).

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 24, 2020
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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 Mississippi home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Petal home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your…

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies?

April 23, 2020
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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 Petal home is facing air-quality issues, you may be suffering anything from minor discomfort to significant allergy or health problems. Our team at Bowman…

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How Can Your HVAC Equipment Help Protect Against Coronavirus?

March 13, 2020
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The spread of coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) has all of us greatly concerned in Mississippi. At Bowman Heating & Air Conditioning, 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 Petal homes and businesses that are energy-efficient, environmentally friendly—and…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

October 21, 2019
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With fall now upon us in Runnelstown, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your indoor air quality directly affects your comfort in your home. At Bowman Heating and Air Conditioning, we know in cooler weather people tend to…

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

June 14, 2019
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We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Bowman Heating and Air Conditioning professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Hattiesburg, MS, home and office. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the…

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Four Ways to Change Your Home’s Air Quality for the Better

May 13, 2019
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When you think of air pollution, what pops into your mind? A giant smoke stack? Cars spewing exhaust? A trash incinerator? If so, chances are you may not have considered your own home is full of air pollution. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), you may be exposed to two to five times…

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Carbon Monoxide—Quick Facts

March 20, 2019
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Our team here at Bowman Heating and Air receives a lot of questions from customers about carbon monoxide leaks. Below are some quick facts to keep you informed, helping to keep you safe. What is it? Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless gas with no odor or taste. It is poisonous and can be…

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Winter Indoor Air Quality

February 28, 2019
Young blonde woman with glasses grabbing her throat because it hurts from poor indoor air quality.

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Petal, MS, creating some significant health problems. At Bowman Heating and Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter…

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Managing Humidity

September 17, 2018
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Keeping Your Home Comfortable Humidity is a major player in home comfort and your air conditioner and dehumidifier can play large parts in helping you manage the level of humidity in your home. If you have a well maintained air conditioner that is functioning properly it will remove the humidity from your home. If your…

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Whole Home Humidifiers and Mold!

September 5, 2018
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Mold needs two basic things to grow, a food source and a water source. Mold gets food from the environment, it feeds on living and dead organic matter. This can be decomposing organic material or glues, paints, grease, paper, textiles or wood products. Mold also needs moisture. Often this comes from obvious sources such as…

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Importnant?

March 3, 2018
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People spend 90% of their time indoors and indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has indoor air quality ranked as one of the top 5 environmental dangers. It is linked to severe asthma and allergy development in children and to heart problems and…

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