When it comes to cleaning the air in your Dayton-area home, many homeowners are quickly discovering a new method: UV lights. These high-intensity ultraviolet lights get the job done and make a great complement to your HVAC system. If you’re serious about improving your home’s indoor air quality, look no further.
As you’re surely aware, ultraviolet rays can be quite damaging. What they do, in general terms, is penetrate a cell and destroy its molecular bond. This can lead to skin cancer and other ailments in humans. For microorganisms, however, the results are nothing short of catastrophic, as the high-intensity lights destroy them without giving them a fighting chance. These affected pollutants include a wide range of elements – germs, bacteria, viruses, mold, etc. None of these microorganisms have any kind of natural defense against UV lights.
Improve your family’s health
Organic pollutants such as can endanger your health. If these microorganisms enter your respiratory system or lungs, they can cause long-lasting damage. This is especially true if you or anyone living in your home suffers from asthma or allergies. Removing organic particles from the air means your family will be at a much lower risk of health concerns.
Working with your HVAC equipment
UV lights can be installed at either the ductwork or evaporator coil of your home’s HVAC system. As the HVAC system circulates air through your ductwork, the ultraviolet rays destroy them. Working in tandem with a high-efficiency air filtering system, you will clean your home’s air of both organic and non-organic particles on a continuous basis. And if that isn’t enough, consider that scrubbing your Dayton area home of all this unwanted material will keep your HVAC equipment clean as well.
If you would like further assistance with UV lights, or for any questions regarding home comfort, please contact us at Detmer and Sons, Inc. We have been serving the HVAC needs of the Dayton area since 1978.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in Dayton, Ohio about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about UV lights and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Resource guide.
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