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Is My Air Conditioner Killing Me?

Is My Air Conditioner Killing Me?

22nd Jun 2018

It's hot down here in South Florida and many people run their ac systems every day all year long. Where we live in Broward county we run ours from April through November most years. There have been times we have had to run it in January.

For many years we owned and operated a duct cleaning company that serviced the tri-county area and many times people wanted to know if in fact their ac was hurting their health. Many times the answer was yes. We happen to agree with Dr. Mendell.  

“If you have a badly maintained or badly designed AC system, whether it’s in your home or office or vehicle, it can become contaminated and potentially harmful,” says Dr. Mark Mendell, an epidemiologist with the California Department of Public Health. Click here for rest of Time's article

We saw and cleaned up 1,000's of dirty systems over the years. Some of theme were so bad the only way to fix the problem was to replace the entire system. How does yours look and smell?