Mold and bacteria may be growing in the moist areas of your heating and cooling system, such as your cooling coils, and making their way into your home’s air. An ultraviolet, or UV, germicidal lamp is a great way to kill these pollutants.
Your heating and cooling system needs a good filter to catch dust, mold particles, mold spores, and pollen. However, most filters don’t catch the smaller airborne viruses and bacteria, but ultraviolet air cleaners can effectively remove even these from your indoor air. Your family can benefit from a healthier environment when you utilize a UV air cleaner, allowing your family members who suffer from allergies, asthma, or other respiratory problems some relief.
Germicidal UV is a specific type of ultraviolet light (253.7nm wavelength). It does not prevent transmission of infections—like colds—through direct person‐to‐person contact, but it is known to kill airborne germs that transmit infections from person‐to‐person within buildings.
Germicidal UV is aimed at the upper room air so that only airborne microbes are directly exposed. Your family is exposed only to low levels of reflected UV—levels lower than those known to cause eye irritation or other side effects. Germicidal UV has been used safely and effectively in hospitals, clinics, and laboratories for more than sixty years.
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