Some people suffer from a summer time cold, especially when using an a/c, and this has led them to know that an a/c is the cause of this cold.
- In reality, heating and A/C systems only cool the house.
The chilly produced by these heating and A/C systems, on their own, can’t cause chilly in humans. The cool and dry indoor air created by an a/c predisposes you to upper respiratory diseases. It causes dryness in your mucus cavity, irritates the skin, and aggravates your eye membrane. All these make it self-explanatory for you to contract cold. However, there must be a chilly causing organisms in the air for you to catch a cold. Air conditioners also increase the body stress factor. These stress factors come about when your body moves from a single air conditioner mode to another, from heat to cold and heat. This constant body temperature change alters your body’s immunity, leaving you vulnerable to disease attacks. In some cases, your body might be suffering from an allergic reaction that mimics a cold. It is familiar for allergy sufferers to exhibit cold symptoms that can entirely be mistaken for cold. It is official to find allergy-inducing contaminants like pollen, dander, dust, and dirt in your HVAC system’s filters that get blown into your indoor area and may cause allergic reactions. To avoid catching a cold when you air conditioner your home in summer. You have to wash your HVAC device thoroughly and substitute its air filters. You also have to open your home windows to let in the fresh air and expel stale air from your home. Install an air cleaner to clean your home’s indoor air.