Sharp changes in weather conditions including extreme heat or cold may result in airborne illnesses. Apart from the natural environment, dirty air conditioning units may either cause diseases or worsen existing ones, especially for those with chronic respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Here’s what you need to know about airborne illnesses and how timely and proper maintenance from air conditioning service technicians can help prevent them.
Unclean Air Produces Illnesses
Unclean or polluted air may cause different kinds of illnesses. One news report said some high school teachers had called in sick for consecutive days after experiencing breathing problems, nausea, headaches, dizziness, and feeling significantly lethargic. They asserted that their health problems were caused by asbestos contamination, carbon dioxide pollution, and mold inside classrooms. These problems had been connected to HVAC systems which were not properly maintained and evidently dirty. Such air conditioning units may not be taking in enough fresh oxygenated air to replace carbon dioxide filled air in classrooms. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2nL4NZw