It’s a familiar situation; your coworker, family member, or friend is wearing a heavy fragrance. As time passes you begin to notice a runny nose, sneezing, and perhaps even a headache developing. This could be a sign of MCS or Fragrance Sensitivity. These issues with fragrance can be annoying. But for the rare few that have a condition called Multiple Chemical Sensitivity … [Read more...]
Indoor Air Quality
Learn more about issues that can impact the Indoor Air Quality in your home or commercial property. ABEL Heating and Cooling’s CIEC, or Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant, seeks to answer the puzzling questions you may have about why people feel sick or uncomfortable inside your buildings. Hidden hazards such as mold, CO2 or radon gas can be addressed by changes to your HVAC systems. Read our blog to learn more...
When do you turn on your cooking vent? Do you wait until you’re frying fish, or when you’re burning toast? There are good reasons to use your kitchen ventilation system every time you cook or bake. In fact, these are one of the most important appliances in the kitchen. By capturing ‘dirty’ unhealthy air at its source, it improves your air quality and keeps your entire home … [Read more...]
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." – Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence Known as Independence Day and the birth of the United States of America, it began on July 4, 1776 with the … [Read more...]
What is COPD? The COPD Foundation gives this definition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis.” How is a person diagnosed with COPD? Here are a few of the major symptoms: Wheezing Frequent … [Read more...]
Feeling zapped? Can’t get anything done? Are the pets in your home showing signs of discomfort as well? What is the humidity index in your house? Your air conditioning may be set to keep you cool, but is it equipped to handle high periods of humidity? We all hate the feeling of being wet with perspiration, crabby and weary. According to LivingWithMyHome.com: A high … [Read more...]