Duct Cleaning Facts
It is estimated that poor air quality directly results, on a annual basis, one billion in medical costs and $60 billion in employee sick leave and lost production.
Fact: Legionnaire’s Disease was spawned in air conditioning ducts. It Killed 29 people in 1976. (American Lung Association)
Fact: In the summer of 1988 at least seven people died in Los Angeles area from Legionnaire’s disease. (Modesto Bee 9/22/88)
Fact: One out of six people who suffer from allergies do so because of the direct relationship of the fungi and bacteria in the air duct systems. (Total Health & Better Health Magazine)
Fact: Indoor air is found to be 70%more polluted than that of out door air.(EPA Environmental Protection Agency)
Fact: More people spend 60 to 90% of their time indoors. (American Lung Association)
Fact: Most commercial fiberglass filters are only 7% efficient in stopping dirt, dust, pollen, etc, passing through it. (ASHRAE- American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers, INC.)
Fact: Dirty ventilation systems and contaminated ductwork combined are a 50.9% contributor to sick building syndrome. (Healthy Buildings International)
Fact: IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) litigation increases every year: and recent IAQ lawsuits command hefty settlements. Businesses are faced with even more stringent responsibilities in providing employees withy a safe work environment.
Fact: It is estimated that poor air quality directly results, on a annual basis, one billion in medical costs and 60$ billion in employee sick leave and lost production.