Going into the New Year, health might be the number one focus for your resolutions.

Poor indoor air quality can cause a variety of health issues especially in children who have asthma or other breathing difficulties. Some of these include:

  • Headaches
  • Running noses
  • Sneezing
  • Coughing
  • Loss of concentration
  • Increased asthma attacks
  • Spread of colds and flu

Most HVAC systems collect and re-circulate indoor air up to 8 times in a single day. While significant in any building, it is especially significant in schools where there is a large population of people coming and going from the building each day. Each carries some level of dust, dander, colds, flu, mold, and plant allergens into the environment. These airborne particulates then collect in the air ducts of the building where air is continually circulated.

Additionally, dirty air ducts cause an HVAC system to be less efficient. Less efficiency equals a higher heating and cooling bill for the school. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, just one millimeter of dirt on a heating or cooling coil can decrease its efficiency up to 21%. Less efficiency, more wear and tear on the system, and significant indoor air quality issues are why schools need a regular maintenance plan to keep their air ducts clean.


Enviro-Air Cleaning Specialists are experts in commercial air duct cleaning. Our trained and efficient experts work in the off-time when students and staff are not using the facility. With over 22 years of experience, our staff knows what to do to clean your system and help maintain it. We’re ready to exceed your expectations. Contact us today for a quote.