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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Nov 10, 2017 | Blog

Let’s talk about clean air

There are so many different air filtration products out there that it can be confusing as to which ones suit your home’s needs. We broke down the different filtration options currently available on the market to help figure out what’s best for your family’s home. According to the EPA, “… upgrading the air filter in your furnace or central heating, ventilation, and air-conitioning (HVAC) system can help to improve indoor air quality.”

For starters, there are two main types of filtration: physical and biological. To achieve a truly complete air filtration system, your home needs a combination of both physical and biological filtration.

Physical Filtration

Trane CleanEffects Air Cleaner

The Trane CleanEffects Air Cleaner uses breakthrough air cleaning technology to remove up to an astounding 99.98% of airborne allergens from the air that passes through the filter. It catches particles as small as .1 micron, making it 8 times more effective than even the best HEPA room filters and up to 100 times more effective than a standard 1-inch filter.

Click here to read about the efficacy of Trane CleanEffects against COVID-19


Filter Frame and Pad

These custom filter frames and pads can be ordered for any size, making them an option for any home. With the reusable frame, the disposable pads can be replaced easily and inexpensively.

filter frame and pad

Trane Media Filters

Trane 5″ media filters clean 100% of the air passing through and are up to 15 times more effective than a disposable 1″ filter. Additionally, they clean the air in your home without reducing air flow and are also easy to replace.


Biological Filtration


The Fresh-Aire UV APCO is designed to help reduce airborne odor, toxic chemical vapors, germs and biological growth in your home. The APCO (Advanced PhotoCatalytic Oxidation) system represents an entirely new type of air purifier. The combination of germicidal UV light and activated carbon cells inside APCO make it uniquely effective at reducing volatile organic compounds in the air without producing any harmful ozone. VOCs cause odors and include toxic chemical vapors such as formaldehyde and toleune.


Fresh-Aire UV

The Fresh-Aire UV® AHU Series 1 germicidal UV light system for central air systems features a robust design, durable construction and water-resistant components. Power supply is sealed for mounting in wet locations.



iWave is an air purifying device that installs in any air conditioning or heating system. When air passes over the iWave, ions produced by the device reduce pathogens, allergens, particles, smoke and odors in the air, creating a healthy environment without producing any harmful byproducts.

iWave device

Go Ahead And Get Set Up!

To achieve a truly complete air filtration system, it’s clear your home needs both physical and biological filtration. To get set up with clean indoor air go ahead and give us a call at 941-778-0773 to schedule an appointment, or to ask any questions you may have about different products and options. Our customer service reps would me more than happy to help you!

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