If your Richmond, Virginia, home or office is freezing in the summer and hot in the winter, your productivity will suffer. Low indoor air quality from too much dust, dirt, mold, pollen, and bacteria in the air will also keep you from getting things done. It can cause asthma or allergy symptoms, headaches, dry eyes, skin rashes, and other health problems. Improve productivity in your office by adjusting the temperature, adding UV lamps, and maintaining your HVAC system regularly.
Adjusting the Temperature
If your employees are wearing sweaters, typing with gloves, or putting portable fans or space heaters on their desks, adjusting the temperature of your office can increase productivity. Different people have different temperature preferences, and you can make as many people as possible comfortable by conducting a survey to find out how many of your employees are too hot or too cold.
If almost everyone is uncomfortable, you can simply change the temperature. If all the people who feel too warm or cool work in one section of your office, you could have a problem with your HVAC system. Contact professionals like Air Excellence to help make your entire office comfortable.
Adding UV Lamps
A UV lamp, also called a UV air purifier, can kill mold and bacteria and prevent colds, allergies, and other health problems. That way, your employees won't miss work because of illnesses. Choose a coil sterilization light for your HVAC system's cooling coils or an air sterilization light for your ductwork.
Maintaining Your HVAC System
You should change the air filter in your office's HVAC system once per month and check the bulbs in your UV lamps once per year to prevent inconvenient, expensive breakdowns and indoor air quality problems. Also, have your system checked by a professional twice per year. Clients and employees won't want to come to your office if it's uncomfortable.
Air Excellence has more than 20 years of HVAC experience. We can help you install, maintain, and repair a variety of heating, cooling, and indoor air quality equipment. Call us anytime at 804-885-3888 for excellent service.
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