Under Pressure – Why Clean Air Filters Matter

Just like the iconic rock band Queen, your HVAC system is always “Under Pressure.” As air moves throughout a building, different factors have an effect on the flow of that air. These factors affect the air flow temperature, speed, and pressure. Issues within your HVAC system can cause the air pressure to change, which could…read more

Don’t Buy Into These Myths About Indoor Air Quality

At Comfort First, we sell all kinds of products that are meant to improve the indoor air quality of your building and promote healthy indoor air quality. However, the importance of our products can easily be lost on someone who doesn’t have a solid understanding of why it’s important to maintain good air quality. Unfortunately,…read more

Why Indoor Air Quality Is Often Worse Than Outdoor Air Quality

If you are a facility manager or owner of a commercial or industrial building, you can take action to improve indoor air quality (IAQ). In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries on how IAQ can be improved. This has resulted in the National Institute for Occupational Safety…read more

The Return on Your Indoor Air Quality Investment

Here at Comfort First Products, our business is keeping your employees healthy. Studies have increasingly shown that efforts toward employee health and wellness payback in a multitude of ways, reducing health care costs and employee sick days.  Did you know that over thirty years in one building, 92% of building costs are personnel expenses? It…read more

What is IAQ?

Here at Comfort First Products and across the industry, you’ll see and hear a lot of people talking about Indoor Air Quality or IAQ for short. But what exactly is IAQ? The guys over at the Indoor Air Quality Association have put together a helpful video explaining just that!     At Comfort First Products,…read more

Is your cold office causing you to gain weight?

Have you recently started a new job in a chilly office? Or maybe you’ve been at your current job for a while, but you are constantly freezing. Did you know that a cold office or reduced daylight exposure can both affect your weight? Alan Hedge, a workplace design specialist at Cornell University has been publishing…read more

Are You Sealed in with Polluted Air?

These days, when you think about Air Pollution you are probably thinking about the wrong areas. If you are thinking about smog or smoke outside, take a moment to consider the air you breathe inside as well. Over the last few years air quality outdoors has been monitored and improved thanks to legislation like the…read more

Black Mold in GSA Buildings?

Recently, a number of federal employees were potentially exposed to black mold due to an ill-maintained government leased building. The watchdog report highlights that the Public Building Service (PBS) an agency of the General Services Administration (GSA) leased the Tampa, Florida building for Customs and Border Protection but may not have ensured that the building…read more