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Worried About Your Indoor Air Quality? How a Ductless System Can Help

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the indoor air of your home is worse than the outside air. The multi-stage filtration system of Mitsubishi ductless Heating & Cooling system can improve your home's indoor air quality. 

Indoor air quality problems.

Allergies hit one out of four people, and two out of three attacks are linked to poor indoor air quality. When the air inside your home is bad, your home becomes an environment of airborne allergens. Airborne allergens are the primary cause allergic reactions. 

It's important to understand the air that is circulating around your home because the EPA also indicates that most Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors. Also, understanding the air quality of your home can help you prevent chronic illnesses of your family members. 

What are the sources of poor indoor air quality?

The majority of the time, sources of bad air are from the chemicals that are part of common things in our home such as our mattresses and furniture. Drapes and carpets trap numerous allergens. An airtight home is good, but the flip-side is that an airtight home can trap nasty allergens inside. Common sources of airborne allergens include: 

  • Mold
  • Bacteria
  • Pollen
  • Dust mites
  • Pet dander
  • Bugs and rodents
  • Volatile organic compounds and formaldehyde
  • Smoke and particulates

Poor ventilation is another cause of airborne allergens, especially in the onset of mold and bacteria. This is the negative side of an airtight home because when not enough outdoor air is getting inside your home, pollutants can accumulate and create an uncomfortable home. 

What's possible with proper indoor air quality?

There are many benefits of having clean air in your home. When the air inside your home is clean, your home has a lower risk of mold, asthma triggers are reduced, and overall comfort in your home improves. You and your family will breathe easier and you'll sleep better at night. 

With cleaner air in your home, you'll be able enjoy family gatherings in the living room. Cleaner air will allow you to enjoy the company of your pets. Cleaner air will make entertaining friends more fun.

Also, Clean indoor air will improve the resale value of your home. Proper indoor air quality preserves the structure of your home. The interior of your home will stay fresh and fit for a longer period of time. Also, good indoor air can reduce insect infestations. 

How can you improve your indoor air quality?

For decades, the Mitsubishi split-ductless air-conditioning and heat pump systems have been the quiet solution to indoor air quality. There are three main components that include an indoor unit, an outdoor unit and a remote controller. Installation is easy because  it only requires mounting the indoor and outdoor units, connecting the refrigerant lines and making some electrical connections. 

The Mitsubishi ductless electric cooling & heating system uses an innovative multi-stage filtration system to remove airborne particles and contaminants such as allergens, viruses and bacteria from the air. 

You'll gain healthier and cleaner air with a Mitsubishi ductless system because: 

  • Particles and contaminants are removed from the air using a continuous fan operation for better air circulation.
  • The hybrid catechin pre-filters absorb odor causing gases. 
  • The anti-allergen filter catches dust, allergens and other particles. This helps reduce germs, bacteria and viruses 
  • Some systems come with a platinum deodorizing filter that uses nanotechnology for highly effective odor absorption. Consequently, this will reduce nasty odors in your home. 

Maintenance of the Mitsubishi ductless system is a breeze, and it's something that can be done in minutes. You simply open the indoor unit's filter access, slide the screens out, wash them off (you can either wipe them off or use a vacuum.), allow them to dry and then slide them back into the unit. With regular cleaning, the catechin filters can last up to 10 years. 

Why use a ductless system?

A ductless heating and cooling system offer many benefits over traditional HVAC systems. These benefits include: 

  • Simplicity and convenience - There are no ducts to install, which cuts costs and hassle.
  • Energy efficiency - Mitsubishi ductless systems have a SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) ratings up to 20, so they're highly efficient.
  • Cleanliness and safety - These systems don't burn fuel, so there's no carbon monoxide danger.

Contact VirginiaACDealers.com to find a Mitsubishi Electric contractor in your area to learn how you can improve your home's indoor air quality.

 

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