Birds fecal matter and feathers can have devastating effects on heating and cooling components and the quality of the air inside of a commercial installation. Worn by suspended particles in the air, they then enter the building and may reduce the quality of indoor air, causing serious health problems. -Bird droppings can clog filters and evaporator coils shoe An extension to the previous point, the suspended particles rejected by bird droppings can also gradually choking the air filters if regular maintenance is not performed.
Regular cleaning and treatment of your air conditioning unit, you can significantly reduce the triggers that can cause nasal congestion, sneezing, cough, asthma and other respiratory ailments.
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Why Are Birds Dangerous for HVAC Systems?
Densely populated cities leave no or very little room for the bird’s nest. In the lack of trees, they nest on the top of a building and usually the HVAC unit on the roof or HVAC vents. They do so because the HVAC unit is dry and often warm and safe for nesting. But what does that mean for the HVAC system and public health?
Bird dander and feces accumulate in the vents, clog filters, evaporator coils and drain pans that can affect the flow of air, and drop in the cooling capacity. Because twigs, nests and bird debris are dry, they are highly flammable and pose a huge risk of fire. Feathers are often caught in the blades that can stop the Air condition compressor startup, which makes your inefficient HVAC system. In addition, there is a problem of energy loss caused by birds pecking pipe insulation. All these complications affect the HVAC efficiency and also reflect on your energy bill.
The other side of this story is more alarming because it comes to your health. It is very important to eliminate bird droppings and feathers from the HVAC system, and harbor several human pathogens such as Salmonella and Histoplasma. Related diseases birds cause serious respiratory, digestive and skin problems. They can also cause allergies. The elderly, and children with weak immune systems are especially affected.
How to Protect Your Bird From Air Pollution?
The fires, smog, chemical spills, mother nature, disasters and environmental issues arise and affect air quality. When this happens, our parrots are seriously affected. Parrots have more respiratory systems on the planet. They breathe so effectively that the air pollution and smoke can cause them great distress.
Parrot lovers know us from the dangers of Teflon, aerosols and odors in our respiratory system parrots. These types of dangers tend to be easily handled. “Just do not!” But environmental hazards often come without warning and require immediate action in order to save our pets. I can not think of four occasions when I have had literally to act quickly or evacuate my own flock. Fire all involved.
The first time was when a building caught fire a few feet from my location. We conducted HEPA air filters in the bird room and used wet towels on the cages and blocked air from coming in the doors and windows to keep the air clean and our safe herd. Check dpaw.wa.gov.au on how you can save our birds and other wildlife.
Birds can stay cool in several ways, including:
- Rapid breathing, which allows heat to dissipate their body faster
- By maintaining their wings to let heat escape
- Allow heat to dissipate naturally small bare skin areas
- Releasing heat their bills
Birds also know how to behave differently when it’s hot. Many birds can pant like a dog, while most species often simply take it easy when the weather gets too hot. Some species bathe in water, while others simply seek shade and stay out of direct sunlight.