Indoor Air Quality Articles

Best Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Products for Hot Summer Weather

June 17, 2024
Best Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Products for Hot Summer Weather. Cute pug dog suffering from heat stroke near bowl of water on floor at home.

Here’s a guide to the best IAQ products for keeping your home comfortable during a sizzling summer heat dome. These products reduce pollutants, maintain optimal humidity levels, and ensure proper ventilation, contributing to a healthier indoor environment.

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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

April 15, 2024
Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important? Glass door with condensation and a tree, high humidity.

Our professionals at North Winds Heating & Cooling want to provide you with the information to create a healthy, comfortable environment for you and your family. Here is some important information about dehumidifiers and the role they play in your home’s health and comfort.

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What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do with Allergies?

March 31, 2024

What Does Indoor Air Quality Have to Do With Allergies? 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.

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What Do Air Purifiers and Air Filters Do?

February 29, 2024
Image of air purifier. Green leaves.

Air filters and air purifiers can reduce the presence of harmful airborne particles, improving indoor air quality (IAQ). North Winds Heating and Cooling is pleased to provide quality IAQ products to our customers in Lansing and its surrounding communities.

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Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home

February 15, 2024
Benefits of Using a Humidifier in Your Home. Image is a photograph of a little girl looking mystified by a humidifier.

If you don’t have a humidifier in your East Lansing home, then you may not be aware of just how useful these devices can truly be. Humidifiers are particularly handy in the winter but can be helpful during any season because they offer a significant number of benefits, including providing better indoor air quality (IAQ) for your MI home.

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How to Reduce Dust in Your Home

September 30, 2023
How to Reduce Dust in Your Home. A young child cleaning a counter with spray and a cloth.

At North Winds Heating & Cooling, 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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5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

September 15, 2023
5 Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall. Woman enjoying perfect indoor air quality.

Get ready for cooler weather here in Okemos, Michigan—fall is around the corner! When the outdoor temperatures start to drop, you probably will spend more time inside your home. Be sure to focus on enhancing your indoor air quality (IAQ) so that you can boost your overall home comfort and enjoy the autumn season to its fullest.

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What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

May 12, 2023
What to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Photo of a carbon monoxide detector in home.

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is known as the silent killer for a reason—it can easily go undetected and cause illness and even death. It’s critical to learn how to prevent carbon monoxide leaks in your Lansing home—as well as what the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are in case you are exposed.

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Thermostat 101

April 14, 2023
Image of thermostat. Thermostat 101.

Thermostats are thermal sensors that give commands to your air conditioner or heater. They come in different shapes and sizes, ranging from simple round dials to advanced smart thermostats.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 14, 2023
5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality. Image is a small humidifier and plant on a white windowsill.

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in East Lansing?

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC system

November 9, 2022
A LED light. How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC system.

You can trust our team to offer you sustainable solutions that will add another layer of comfort, safety, and health to your Lansing home.

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Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

September 6, 2022
Why Is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Important?

Energy-efficient homes are more common than ever. Although they provide many benefits, including reducing overall energy usage and a smaller carbon footprint, they come with some disadvantages as well. 

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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

July 10, 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 Michigan home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

May 15, 2022
electric fan in the room

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Okemos home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

August 10, 2021
Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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