Do You Know What The Air Quality Of Your Home Is?

Here are some common problem areas that should be tested.

According to the EPA, levels for many pollutants may be 2 to 5 times higher indoors than outdoors.

We close up our houses in the winter to keep cold air out and warm air in. This simple action of closing up the house for winter potentially traps pollutants and allergens in your home, creating an unhealthy indoor environment with poor air quality. Ironically, the more efficient your windows and doors are, the more it affects indoor air quality. This is particular true for newer homes constructed with tightly sealed windows and doors to reduce heating and cooling costs.

Indoor air pollutants cause a range of health consequences, some more serious than others but all unwelcome. From a stuffy nose or scratchy throat to fatigue, headaches, and nausea, poor indoor air quality is to blame. Though these symptoms are often mistaken for cold or flu symptoms, it could be the quality of your home’s air. Indoor air pollutants also trigger symptoms in those who suffer from allergies or asthma, and they may cause complications for pregnant women, the elderly, and those with breathing issues.


  • 7% of homes in North American have at least one of six common indoor air quality problems (dust, mold, pollen etc.)
  • Particle allergens such as dust, dander, pollen, and spores are the most common, occurring in 91% of all homes.
  • Asthma is the leading cause of school absence for children aged 5 to 17 years; Particle allergens are a trigger for asthmatic symptoms.


Get The Test. Know The Facts.

AirAdvice’s unique technology analyzes the air 24 hours a day, recording a sample every minute. The monitor is virtually silent.

You’ll receive a full-color AirAdvice IAQ report that enables you to “see” your home’s daily air quality. You and your HVAC professional can then determine what may be affecting your home’s indoor air and when those changes occur. The report also suggests ways to solve your air quality problems. Using the report, you and your HVAC professional can work together to select the right solution.


Find Out What You Are Breathing

AirAdvice Indoor Air Analysis™ pinpoints key indoor air quality (IAQ) problems in your home that can affect you and your family’s health, as well as your comfort and safety.

To perform the AirAdvice Indoor Air Analysis™, a Distinct Heating & Cooling technician places an AirAdvice IAQ monitor in your home for five days to measure the air you’re breathing under real living conditions.

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Air filtration systems for your Calgary home

Indoor Air filtration in Calgary — better for the environment, better for your family

Air ventilators and filtration systems from Distinct Heating & Cooling can help reduce concentrations of micro-organisms such as mildew, mold, bacteria, and viruses from your HVAC system in addition to cleaning the air and helping to control dust and odor levels in your home.

A Heat Recovery Ventilator works with your Calgary heating and cooling system to exchange stale indoor air for fresh outside air at regular intervals. Whereas an air filtration system cleans air of particulates, and keeps dust and dirt out of vital equipment. This ensures your heating and cooling system performs at peak efficiency, which can help reduce maintenance and energy costs.

Does your home need air ventilation or filtration? Consider this:

  • A single person inhales more than 3,500 gallons of air on a daily basis.
  • 94% of all respiratory problems are attributable to polluted air, whether from dust, smog, cigarette smoke etc.
  • There are more than 3 million diagnoses cases of asthma in Canada; about 1 in 10 are children under 18.
  • Approximately 10-15% of the population is allergic to cat or dog danger, another common household allergen.
  • Dust mites are a common household allergen. More than 40,000 dust mites live in a single ounce of dust.
  • Did you know household dust is partly composed of dead skin cells? A single person sheds up to 700,000 skin flakes daily.

Air ventilation benefits:

  • Quietly brings in fresh, clean air from the outside and removes stale inside air.
  • Puts dust, pollen, mold, bacteria, viruses, and other airborne pollutants where they belong — outside your home.
  • Your family enjoys better health.
  • People with pet allergies breathe a lot easier.
  • Asthma sufferers can enjoy a remarkable amount of relief.

Air filtration benefits:

  • Part of your existing heating and cooling system, cleans the air throughout your entire home, all while remaining out of sight and operating incredibly quietly.
  • You won’t have to dust as often since your home and its contents will be cleaner and more comfortable.
  • Keeps your furnace and air conditioning system cleaner, which in turn lowers energy bills and helps extend the life the unit.
  • Provides relief for seasonal allergy sufferers.
  • Maximizes the efficiency of your home’s heating and cooling system.

Choosing the right air quality system in Calgary

Choosing between ventilation and air filtration systems that will provide the very best results for you and your family can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t knowledgeable about what makes a quality system. We’ll discuss all your available options to help you make an educated buying decision.

We offer a full line of ventilation and air filtration products for homes in the greater Calgary area.

Here are some options for you to consider:

Heat Recovery Ventilators:

Rejuvenate the air all through your home 8 times a day

LifeBreath MAX 155 ECM Heat Recovery Ventilator

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Air Filtration Systems:

Depend on the preferred dust fighter

General Aire MAC2000 Air Filtration System

General Aire MAC2000

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Lower Risks for Asthma and Allergy Attacks!

York Affinity Media Air Cleaner

York Affinity Media Air

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  • MERV 13 Filtration
  • Maximizes the efficiency your heating and cooling system
  • Permanently traps and kills captured bacteria and spores
  • Removes bacteria and tiny virus size particles from 0.3 to 1 microns at the rate of 75%!
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98% capture nabs nasty particles

York Affinity Hybrid Electronic Air Cleaner

York Affinity Hybrid

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Sanuvox R+ UV Air Purifier

York Affinity Hybrid

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