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Jan 11 2022

Health effects of Particulate Matter

When the air that we breathe is compromised (eg. there are too many particles in the air), we can feel sluggish or tired. Fine particulate matter is particularly dangerous, as particles of 2.5UG or lower are small enough to enter directly into our organs!
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Nov 4 2021

Particulate Matter and Volatile Organic Compounds

What causes poor indoor air quality? What is particulate matter? Where does VOC pollution come from? Learn how to improve your air quality at home today!

Jul 7 2021

HAVEN™ For Wildfire Season

The majority of wildfire smoke exposure occurs while we're inside, which is why we believe HVAC pros are best placed to address IAQ issues...

Jun 24 2021

HAVEN™ For Wildfire Smoke

The air in your home may not become visibly smoky, but if levels outside are high the chances are that wildfire smoke particles have made it inside. Find out how you can stop the smoke and #breathebetter...

May 20 2021

HAVEN™ For Asthma Sufferers

Asthma can be triggered by common factors within the home such as dust, mold, and pet dander. Take a look at the links between air pollution and asthma - the causes, culprits, and changes you can make within your home to reduce the chances of an attack...

Dec 8 2020

HAVEN IAQ + IFTTT: Our First Step on the Path to Automate Your Air Quality

The Quantified Mechanical Air Journey When we started down this road, there were many other air quality monitors on the market, but none of them solved the problem that we wanted to solve. We’ve all been inside buildings that have stagnant – or “stale” – air, where there is no circulation or ventilation happening in …

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Nov 20 2020

HVAC is Hard, IAQ is Harder, and HAVEN is Here to Help

The HAVEN Central Air Monitor has been many years in the making. Our journey of creating this unique product is a wild story, but we will save that for another time. Today, we want to highlight a milestone that our team is super proud of: We’ve officially launched and the Central Air Monitor is available for purchase!  …

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FAQ

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What does the 'Central Air Monitor' monitor?

It monitors air pollution and comfort levels, including particulates, chemicals, relative humidity and temperature to understand what activities need more ventilation and filtration.

Read more about what is monitored...

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How does the Central Air Monitor work?

The Central Air Monitor is the first in-duct indoor air quality monitor that uses the home's "arteries", aka ductwork, to capture an understanding of how the entire home is doing.

We've spent years crafting our particulate sensing capabilities and calibration process that allow the Monitor to rival top of the line, research-grade equipment.

More on the technology...

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How are HVAC professionals involved?

Every home has a different HVAC configuration, location and occupant activities. HVAC pros are given the challenging task of diagnosing the air quality issues their customers are experiencing.

The Monitor gets professionally installed into the duct next to the air handler. Post install, the IAQ data will be shared with the certified HAVEN Pro HVAC technician who can then use it to help the homeowner find the most appropriate solutions to improve their air quality and keep their HVAC system running efficiently.

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