North Central Florida Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for April, 2022

What Exactly Is Carbon Monoxide?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

When you incinerate a material, something really interesting happens. We all like to believe that burning is something unique when we do it, but it’s actually a type of chemical reaction where heat is what we would call a “catalyst” the heat of the flame is what causes certain materials to turn to ash, smoke, carbon dioxide, or carbon monoxide.

We know you’ve probably heard about our carbon monoxide warnings, but we rarely ever get the chance to explain¬†why carbon monoxide is bad for you. If you’re an owner of a gas furnace in Lake Butler, FL, this is a question you might want to answer!

Don’t worry, all you as a homeowner need to know is that carbon monoxide inhalation is extremely dangerous. But this blog is for those who might be curious as to what’s happening when you inhale CO.

Continue Reading