Spring is finally here for Minneapolis residents, which means that we are turning off our furnaces and turning on the air conditioner. If you are hesitant about turning on your air conditioner, check out these hidden benefits of cooling your home.
Prevents heat related illnesses
Too much heat can lead to a health crisis, such as heatstroke and dehydration. Air conditioning will cool your body temperature down to prevent these types of illnesses and ailments. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated that air conditioning is the leading preventative factor in heat related illnesses. Air conditioning could potentially save you and your family from heat stroke.
Improves air quality
Your air conditioner circulates the air in your home, giving you fresh air to breathe. Stale air can contain allergens and dust that is harmful to your family’s breathing. The longer the particles stay in the air, the more dangerous they can become. Circulating the air by turning on the air conditioner can remove the particles in the air through your filter.
Reduces asthma attacks
Spring can be a stressful time for allergy and asthma strugglers. Particles in the air can make it harder for them to breathe. Air conditioning is proven to remove those particles in the air through the filter and circulation.
Warm rooms tire out the human body because it is not able to release body heat and struggles with cooling down. With a cool room, that energy can be spent focusing on tasks, reducing stress and maintaining focus. This can lead to increased productivity at work, better sleep, and a healthier home.
Cooling down your home can bring many benefits if your air conditioner is working properly. Before you turn on your air conditioning unit this spring, make sure to get it checked by the HVAC professionals at Twin City Heating and Air for repairs, check-ups, or replacements to avoid any potential problems and keep your family safe and healthy.