HVAC UV Lights Control Mold & Bacteria

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There are two types of UV lights for HVAC systems. The first one, coil sterilization, uses a stick-type light installed inside the return air duct that sterilizes the air handler coil, is the most common type of HVAC UV light. The other UV light that sterilizes moving air, air sterilization, is installed in the return air duct and cycles on with the air handler blower. Both types of UV lights offer many benefits to your air quality, and therefore your health.

Both types of UV lights have been proven to prevent growth of molds, spores, fungus & bacteria which otherwise can easily grow in a moist environment.

In 2012, researches at Duke University Medical Center used ultraviolet radiation (UV-C) to destroy drug-resistant bacteria managed to destroy 97% of bacteria. Fungal contamination of air-handling units is a widespread phenomenon in buildings with central heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems and is a potential source of contamination for occupied spaces.

The technology is very simple, UV light has high disinfection properties that prevents the growth of molds, spores, fungus & bacteria which otherwise can easily grow in moist environment. So when it’s time to install a new AC unit that can handle the hot temperatures, call us today to learn more and to schedule your AC installation in Tampa, FL.

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with any new AC installation

By keeping your HVAC unit clean and away from spore & fungal growth it will increase your energy efficiency. Replacing a dirty, clogged filter with a clean one can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 25 to 40 percent of the energy used for heating or cooling is wasted. Contaminants in the heating and cooling system cause it to work harder and shorten the life of your system. Although filters are used, the heating and cooling system still gets dirty through normal use.

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Benefits of HVAC UV Lights

In addition to controlling mold & bacteria grown, which helps prevent sickness, UV lights improve your indoor air quality and reduces smells and odors. UV lights keep your HVAC system running efficiently, saving energy & money. Since germs are not re-circulated by your HVAC system, it reduces colds and flus, reduces clogging in condensate drain lines by preventing algae growth, maintains a cleaner coil which improves cooling efficiency and reducing electricity costs. And while the UV lights are more effective in humid climates than dry climates, the Tampa, Floria area is a prime place to install a new unit with UV lights and reap the benefits of better overall health.


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