Healthy Homes & Improved Indoor Air Quality
You should have more than just an energy efficient home. You and your family should have a safe, healthy and energy efficient home. Ecotelligent Homes is the only company servicing Metro Detroit to include air quality testing as part of our home energy audit and the only company with a BPI Certified Healthy Homes Evaluator. You can trust the professionals at Ecotelligent Homes to provide a holistic review of your home and follow the latest industry standards for eliminating indoor air pollutants, ventilating fresh filtered air, and monitoring your family’s air quality.
Professionally Removing Pollutants and Toxins from Your Home
Before you invest in a fancy air cleaner or upgrade your furnace filter the US Environmental Protection Agency recommends that you first evaluate and eliminate the sources of contaminants from your home. Ecotelligent Homes offers the following advanced services to eliminate the source of air pollutants in your home and improve your indoor air quality (IAQ).
At Ecotelligent, we utilize EPA certified disinfectant made in Michigan for mold remediation. In addition to removing mold, remediation includes determining the cause of the mold to help prevent it from occurring again.
We team up with local licensed Asbestos Abatement contractors for asbestos remediation. It is crucial to use licensed contractors who can properly remove asbestos since it can remain airborne for up to 72 hours.
Lead Safe Practices
Ecotelligent Homes is a Lead Safe Certified contractor. We follow EPA Lead Safe procedures including minimizing the dust and controlling the waste from a job site.
We work with technicians certified by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association to clean your ducts for a healthy home. In addition to cleaning your ductwork, we can also measure the airflow and seal duct leaks to further improve the performance of your duct system.
Improving Indoor Air Quality in Your Metro Detroit Home with Whole Home Ventilation
At Ecotelligent Homes we have been recommending and installing whole home ventilation systems for years to help our clients with high performing homes realize the health and safety benefits of controlled fresh air.
What are the benefits of a whole home ventilation system?
In addition to improving your indoor air quality, a whole home ventilation system can
- Maintain a comfortable home temperature
- Reduce energy waste
- Remove home odors
A whole home ventilation system should not be installed without first completing a blower door test to measure the home’s natural air infiltration and completing calculations to determine fresh air needed. New construction codes in Michigan require some form of whole home ventilation system to ensure good indoor air quality.
In addition to a whole home ventilation system, there are a wide range of fresh air ventilation systems to improve your home’s indoor air quality. Some fresh air ventilation systems that we use include:
- Local bathroom exhaust fans equipped with a timer
- Dampened fresh air supply systems installed in your ductwork
- Balanced air exchange systems
- High efficiency energy recovery ventilation
Contact Ecotelligent Homes today to retrofit your existing home to meet or exceed the local building standards with a solution personalized for your home.
Monitoring your Indoor Air Quality for a Safe and Smart Home
The air quality in your home is constantly changing because the way we live, work, and play in our homes impacts the temperature, humidity, and pollutants in the air. At Ecotelligent Homes we can help you to constantly monitor the air quality of your home and program your IAQ monitor to seamlessly work with your existing heating and cooling equipment to improve your indoor air quality. Pairing our IAQ monitors with an advanced filtration system allows the systems of your home to work together to optimize your comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality.
Contact the experts at Ecotelligent Homes today for indoor air quality testing for a healthy home.
The Importance of Comfort for those Aging in Place
Aging in place has become more talked about in recent years. News segments focus on how to keep a home safe while aging in place such as a walk-in shower, grab bars at the entrance and exits of the home, and many more. What those news segments don’t focus on is the importance of comforts […]
The Effects of Indoor Air Quality on Allergies
Your home’s air quality can have a significant impact on your allergies whether you see it or not. Every day we breathe in air, indoors and outdoors, that can contain allergens and other contaminants that affect allergies. The good thing about indoor air is that there is a certain extent of control you have over […]
The Benefits of Air Sealing
As temperatures across Michigan begin dropping as winter approaches, you might find that some areas of your home tend to be cooler than others. If this is the case for your home, it’s possible that you have air leaks that have not been properly sealed. These leaks allow your warm air inside your house to […]
Jenny & Matt
Overview Jenny and Matt are concerned with their environmental impact and knew their home could be more energy efficient. Problem During a comprehensive energy audit, the Ecotelligent staff identified several energy efficiency opportunities through improved insulation and heating and cooling equipment. We also found a few indoor air quality concerns including mold in the attic, […]
Dave & Christiane
Overview Dave & Christiane had recently downsized to a unique Ann Arbor ranch home. They wanted to improve the efficiency and indoor air quality of their new home to enjoy a comfortable place with family and friends. Problem During a comprehensive energy audit, the Ecotelligent staff identified several areas for insulation improvement and a need […]
Chris & Larisa
Overview Chris and Larisa were concerned about mold in the attic of their West Bloomfield home. Problem The Ecotelligent Homes team started with an energy audit. During the audit, we did find mold. Approach Ecotelligent worked with a partner company to remove the mold from the attic of Chris and Larisa’s home. Our team utilized […]
THE ECOTELLIGENT DIFFERENCE
Ecotelligent Homes is a home performance contractor, which means we are a one-stop-shop and we manage the project from start to finish. We follow a three-step process when assessing and improving the comfort and energy efficiency of your home.