Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Colorado Springs School District 11 recently performed a case study on the District’s energy management program.  With the support of the superintendent, board of education and a full-time coordinator—they have an estimated annual energy savings of more than $928,000 and significant IAQ improvements. Continue reading

Indoor Pollution

Within the last decade we’ve turned our environmental concerns from outdoor to indoor.  With a larger push for working out of their home to an increase in respiratory health issues, people are more concerned with what they are breathing in their own hone and how it affects them. Continue reading

Desert Homes – Air Duct Cleaning

AirTek Indoor Air Solutions has spoken to numerous Property Managers and HOA’s at CAI and CACM events, and we keep hearing the same response – “we’re in the desert, our properties don’t need their ducts cleaned.”

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning After Restoration and Remodel

After all the headache and stress of dealing with a restoration or remodel project in your home or building, it is important to ensure the job is complete by having a professional air duct cleaning. Debris and particles from construction projects tend to linger and settle in the HVAC system. Completion of a remodel provides a new and fresh atmosphere, but having the air ducts cleaned after the project is complete ensures that the air that flows into the area is also fresh and clean. Continue reading

Airtek: Remedy For The Dirty Sock Syndrome

Mildew. Musky. Moldy. Sounds like dirty socks.  These are not terms anyone wants associated with their HVAC system. Unfortunately, with all the precipitation and storms this year, Dirty Sock Syndrome can become a reality in your building or home. Continue reading

Get Rid of Christmas Tree Mold with a Professional Air Duct Cleaning

According to The American Academy of Allergy & Immunology (AAAAI), indoor air quality can significantly decrease around the holidays due to “Christmas tree mold.” To ensure your employees or family members are safe and healthy, consider getting a professional air duct cleaning to kick off the New Year! Continue reading

4 Reasons Why Air Duct Cleaning Before Winter is a Good Idea

The 2015-2016 winter is reported to bring significant weather changes because of El Niño conditions. It is anticipated that California will experience more cold and rain since 1950. With these weather changes comes the cold and flu season. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind, preserving the health of your home and work buildings can play a role in maintaining your own health. Germs are spread through the air. The HVAC systems are the lungs of any establishment because it allows the building to “breathe;” circulating fresh air and preventing the germs from spreading. A professional air duct cleaning is the most reasonable and efficient way to ensure your home or buildings’ health this winter. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Means Cooking: Time to Clean Your Hood

The Thanksgiving holiday is all about cooking, eating, and getting together with friends and family. However, studies show that an estimated 14 million people dine out on Thanksgiving. An additional 16 million people order take out to supplement their meals at home.  With this increased surge in food preparation and service, it is critical to rid commercial kitchens of the accumulated grease and oil build up that is the primary cause of kitchen fires.  Kitchen exhaust cleaning, also known as hood cleaning, removes the grease that has accumulated inside ducts, hoods, fans and vents of commercial kitchens.  Therefore, Thanksgiving Time means it’s time to clean your hood!

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5 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Popular air pollution terms such as smog, ozone, and carbon dioxide are commonly mistaken as the main culprit for health concerns. Studies show that we spend up to 90% of our time indoors: sleeping, working, cooking, watching television – we even often work out and exercise at an indoor gym! It should come as no surprise that the indoor air quality is just as important, if not more, than the outdoor air quality we encounter on a day-to-day basis.
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Alliance Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Azusa, Calif. (October 13, 2015) – Alliance Environmental Group, a leading environmental services company, will celebrate 20 years in business this October. Founded in 1995 by brothers Joe and Jeff McLean, Alliance Environmental Group started out as a two-man company offering asbestos removal services in Southern California. Continue reading

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