Contaminates within duct work are not visible but can pack a powerful punch to health through the quality of indoor air. Potential contaminants may include, but are not limited to:
Carpet fibers and chemicals
Chemicals in furniture
Vapors from cleaning chemicals
Vapors from electronic equipment such as copy machines
Recomendations for duct maintenance:
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended standards of cleaning and maintenance to help protect the quality of indoor air in commercial buildings and in residential buildings.
Commercial buildings need to have duct systems inspected every 2 years
Hospitals and health care facilities need to have duct systems inspected every year
Residential buildings need to have duct systems cleaned every 2 years.
Benefits for the employer:
Providing a safe working environment through the maintenance of good indoor air quality will benefit the employer as well as employees. Employers who take the lead in the protection of the health of their employees will note decreases in absenteeism and in healthcare costs, as well as increases in productivity, profits, and employee health improvements.
Compleat Environmental Services is dedicated to clean air for every home and business. Use of the HEPA-AIRE system enables our team to safely and completely eliminate contamination powerfully and efficiently. Contact Compleat Environmental Services today for a free HVAC system inspection.
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