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Poor Air Conditioning Maintenance Putting Staff at Risk

Office air conditioning is common practise. These days, offices cannot do without air conditioning especially as high temperature can cause and spread illness fast. There are several benefits one can enjoy via installing a good office air conditioning system. However, there are also several risks associated to office air conditioning if you do not have an adequate air conditioning maintenance program. This article will focus on some of the common risks and solutions in this regard.

Dangers of Mold

Moldy food in refrigerators is very common. Unfortunately most people are not aware of the potential risks associated to it. Mold colonies are microscopic & can be inhaled easily. This may lead to many sinus & respiratory problems. Mold infection can also result in serious health conditions. Common symptoms of mold contamination include watery eyes, coughing, headaches & sneezing.

In some cases people forget about having their air conditioning maintained and leave the task of keeping air conditioning vents and grills mold free to their cleaning staff. However, it is important to realize that the cleaning staff of your office may not be meticulous enough to use specialist equipment inside of HVAC system of the building. Mold can easily find their way into this dark, moist environment. Dust and other environmental polluting elements can turn air conditioning vents of you office in to home for fungi and potential for spreading illness.

Air conditioning mold is very dangerous because the air you breathe is passed through HVAC ducts where mold survives. The contamination spreads rapidly. Replacement of air conditioning filters may help but do not provide permanent solution to the problem.

Professional cleaning of HVAC ducts is an expensive but the best solution for this problem. Fixed single air conditioning system are easier to keep clean and free from any harmful contaminants.

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