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Formaldehyde

What is Formaldehyde?

Recently, we have had a lot of enquiries about high formaldehyde readings in offices or public spaces. Commonly, little is known about Formaldehyde, what it is and how to deal with it. What is Formaldehyde? Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable gas at room temperature and has a strong odor. Exposure to this may cause adverse health […]

indoor air quality

Indoor Air Quality and Duct Cleaning – to do or not to do?

There are several schools of thought on indoor air quality, but we’re of the school that relies on official unbiased guidelines for determining when ducts should be cleaned. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA) has a guideline, NADCA ACR 2013 Assessment, Cleaning and Restoration of HVAC Systems. This guideline is available for free from the NADCA […]

ac disinfection

AC System Disinfection

After your AC system has been cleaned, it is usually disinfected. Now this is a generic term and can range from at worst companies not doing it or spraying water, to disinfecting with bleach or ammonia! So what is disinfection? Why is it done? And how do you know if it is undertaken properly? 

IAQ guide

Your IAQ guide when renting or buying a new home

The subject of indoor air quality can be intimidating to people. This is because it’s a very under reported and under studied area of human health. In our works as a AC cleaning and Mold Remediation specialist, we have many questions with regards to how good are the indoor air quality or the condition of […]

AC cleaning in Dubai

Importance of AC cleaning in Dubai

Summer in Dubai is quite something. It seems as though in April the weather is great and during May the temperatures seem to multiply week by week. As we mentally prepare to brave the heat, have you considered how prepared your AC systems are able to deal with the heat? 

Sandstorms and Air Conditioning

Sandstorms and Air Conditioning in UAE

Unless you live inside a cave in Ras Al Khaimah or a basement in Dubai Marina, you would have seen that we have had a lot of sand blowing around this week. Whilst walking around the city the high levels of airborne dust and sand can cause those with existing allergies to feel discomfort and […]

Sound Attenuation Insulation

Sound Attenuation Insulation by Envida

At Envida, one of our services is Sound Attenuation Insulation. In air conditioning systems, sometimes the lining inside of the duct (Sound Attenuation Insulation or sound proofing insulation) can become damaged or compromised due to mold growth. The sound attenuation within the ducting is essential in order to dull the sound of the fan, however, if […]

Air Quality Improvement

5 ways to improve your indoor air quality

Many people believe that outdoor air is dirtier than the air found indoors. In fact, in most cases it is the opposite. When we are indoors, there are pollutants all around us. These pollutants can be divided into one of two categories; gaseous and particulate pollutants.