Priority Energy, Air  Quality Testing, IL

Reduce Indoor Contaminants and Breathe Easier!

Priority Energy provides indoor air quality assessments and solutions for homes, offices, schools, hotels, hospitals and other commercial buildings.  

How Do You Test Indoor Air Quality?

We assess the four main components of indoor air:

1. Indoor Temperature

71 – 72 °F optimizes comfort and productivity and minimizes sickness in the home and workplace. In offices, a large study indicated that as temperatures in the winter decreased below 73.4 °F, sick building symptoms diminished (Lawrence Berkley Laboratories).

2. Moisture Levels

  • Moisture content in our building products should stay below 20% to minimize the growth of fungus.

  • Relative humidity should be maintained between 35% - 60% depending on conditions, to minimize bacteria, fungus, viruses, and other airborne contaminants (EPA).

3. Particulates

While the health effects of indoor-generated particles are poorly understood, higher concentrations of outdoor air particles are strongly linked to premature death and a variety of adverse health effects (LBL).

4. Pollutants

VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, can be found in buildings in the form of soil, gases, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, pet dander, dust mites and more.

How Do You Improve Indoor Air That Has High Contaminant Levels?

Priority Energy has a team of building science specialists and BPI-certified Healthy Home Evaluators who will a) identify the source of the contaminant and b) present the most effective options to correct the problem. They will then re-test the air quality once the prescribed measures have been implemented to be sure the improvement plan was successful.

Our IAQ report and recommendations will follow our proven methodology for improving air quality and creating a healthier indoor environment.  

Our four step process includes:

  1. Eliminating air leaks in the building envelope and ductwork.
  2. Removing indoor pollution sources.
  3. Diluting remaining indoor particulates.
  4. Filtering/ventilating any remaining contaminants.

Your well-being is our priority. Priority Energy’s highly trained professionals will locate issues and provide solutions to improve your indoor air quality and create a healthier living and working environment. Call us now at 800-737-2299 to schedule your assessment.

  • Thank you again and you will be the first person I call if I need additional part or service from your company.
    Anonymous
  • I just wanted to send this message to all you and say GREAT JOB!  We had a rough inspection today and passed for the Woodward Ave. house. The inspector told us "if every house I inspected looked like this one I would be out a job".

    Anonymous Builder
  • We were so impressed with the amount of information the Priority Energy technicians gave us during our ENERGY AUDIT.  If you are buying a house, I would strongly recommend having them do an energy audit on it, in addition to your usual home inspection.

    P.I.
  • Thanks for a super intelligent and deep seminar expertly handled by a staff which was a pleasure to be around. Lunch was superbly and subtly handled.

    A.S. Architect
  • I wanted to thank you for all of your extra time and energy during our BPI training over the last few weeks. You really helped put things in perspective. You are an awesome crew and your facility is a valuable resource for students and the community

    BPI Student, L.E.
  • There is much less dust in the house and the monthly gas and electric charges have been reduced by 10 to 15%.....I'm sure I will see greater savings over a twelve month period......thanks again.

    Aeroseal Client, R.N.

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