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HEPA Filtration Can Help Get Rid of Allergens, but What’s Involved in Installation?

HEPA Filtration Can Help Get Rid of Allergens, but What's Involved in Installation?The air you breathe inside your home needs some help. Professionally installed high-efficiency particulate air filtration (HEPA) removes the toxins, allergens and dust mites before they get to your family. Some of the press about indoor air quality and HEPA filters can be confusing. While installing HEPA involves more than just adding a new filter, your HVAC professional will be glad to explain the process and evaluate your Fresno home for improved HEPA filtration.

What HEPA is and why you need it

The California Department of Public Health reports indoor air pollution exposes millions of Californians to allergens, pollution and the risk of serious respiratory health problems. HEPA filtration systems combine improved air circulation through your home with high-efficiency filtration to remove contaminants much smaller than traditional HVAC filters can trap. As a result, your family breathes cleaner air.


The HEPA installation process begins with a careful evaluation of your existing HVAC system. Some home heating and air systems can’t accommodate the larger filters and stronger airflow needed for HEPA filtration. Instead of doing a lot of modification to your existing system, the technicians might recommend installing a bypass system into the return air part of your system. Fans and the HEPA filter system will do the work without putting increased demands on your HVAC equipment.

For more information about HEPA filtration and indoor air quality, we’re here to help you at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning. Contact us today to start enjoying cleaner indoor air in your Fresno area home or office.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in the greater Fresno, California area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).  For more information about HEPA  filters and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.

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