How Dirty Air Conditioning Affects Your Health | Rare Techy
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – It’s dirty air air (AC) is very dangerous for the occupants of the room.
Pollution occurs and becomes a breeding ground for various germs, fungi and even diseases. Fungi found in air conditioners, if spread, can cause respiratory problems.
According to Tony Stephens Refrigeration website, dirty air can cause sore throats, coughs, wheezing, and runny noses. If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s time to check the AC filter.
How does the AC get dirty?
Air must be removed from the room in order for it to form cold temperature. Debris collected in the chamber can also enter the air duct and stick to the air filter.
When the air filter is clogged, the air conditioner loses its cooling capacity, freezes and the engine works very hard, indicating that the AC is bad for health.
Here are the problems that can arise from a dirty AC:
Factors that can cause allergies include pollen, dust and other chemicals in the air. If the indoor air quality is bad, allergies will increase.
2. Fungal and bacterial infections
Toxins are released into the room air through mold spores that are invisible to the naked eye. Bacteria accumulate in the ear canal and other sensitive areas of the body, causing severe irritation and bleeding. In addition to respiratory problems, mold can cause allergies and depression.
3. Tired easily
The air filter gets clogged with dust and dirt which makes breathing difficult. This is because the nose and lungs have to work hard to breathe clean air.
4. Skin problems
little mushrooms air air floating in the air can cause skin problems such as eczema, rashes, and itching.
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