Fighting Infectious Diseases with UVGI Disinfection of Your Home HVAC System

Infectious diseases and viruses such as SARS CoV2 Coronavirus COVID-19 and all subsequent
variations are a major concern for homeowners. Ventilation is a chief focal point to keep COVID-19
from spreading indoors. Residential HVAC systems harbor pathogens that may harm you and your
family members.
UVGI disinfection of your HVAC system may help stop or lower the spread of serious infectious
diseases and viruses, such as:
 Bird flu
 E-coli
 Ebola
 Listeria
 SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus COVID-19)
 Swine Flu
 Many others
What is UVGI Disinfection?
Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UGVI) is not a new concept, but the benefits of disinfection have
become popular since the 1980s. Tuberculosis (TB) led to researchers trying to slow the spread of TB
using UV-C lights.
Today, systems are being built and placed in healthcare settings to help slow the spread of a growing
number of viruses and diseases.
UV-C is on the C-band of ultraviolet lights. According to the FDA, this band can reduce bacteria
spread, disinfect air and nonporous surfaces. The FDA notes that UV-C radiation can destroy the
outer protein coating of the coronavirus and may be effective at inactivating the virus.
Homeowners that want to purify their air, reduce potential pathogens, and potentially eliminate the
risk of bacteria and harmful viruses can do so with these same systems.
UVGI systems are now being installed in residential HVAC systems using lights inside of the air
handler and or ducts. UVGI may help the system’s efficiency and possibly disinfect dangerous
pathogens that are transmitted through HVAC systems.
Benefits of UV-C as a Disinfectant and Purifier
A home or building’s air duct systems can fill with dirt, bacteria, and particles that stick to the duct
surfaces and can spread particles throughout a home. Cleaning air ducts is possible, but a lot of
homeowners do not clean these systems often. GERMICIDAL UV SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR FACILITY
With a UVGI system in place, there are a lot of benefits:
 Disinfection power. UV-C is a proven disinfectant that has shown a level of efficacy against
bacteria, viruses, and mold. Compared to no system in place, this technology may reduce the
risk of bacteria, viruses, and mold spreading.
 Fast-acting. UV-C is quick-acting and can rapidly disinfect surfaces, or in this case, HVAC
systems. The right system will work on an entire heating and cooling system to reduce the risk
of bacteria and viruses spreading from one room of the home to another through the air.
 Trusted. This technology has been in use for decades in healthcare settings and is finally
moving into residential applications because affordability has increased.
 Financial. Your HVAC unit will become more efficient as the UVC cleans the Evaporating
Coils thus using less electricity. You may see less mechanical and electrical failures over time.
You will no longer need to have your evaporator coils cleaned as the UVC Lamps are doing
the cleaning 24 hours a day. UVC Systems have extended the useful life of the units in some
cases as much as 2 to 5 years.
The Coronavirus COVID-19 has prompted homeowners to try and find ways to improve their Indoor
Air Quality of their home’s ventilation system and reduce the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19.
While social distancing, washing hands, wearing a mask, and limiting exposure are all important
factors, homeowners are also trying to find ways to disinfect their HVAC systems.
UVGI may help disinfect heating and cooling systems, reducing the risk of bacteria, viruses, and mold
spreading from an HVAC system to the entire home.
Through our unique products, we are able to custom design systems that may reduce pathogens by
99.9% and may also reduce airborne transmission risks as pathogens pass through built-in UV-C
If you have any questions regarding the use of Germicidal UVC Lighting Systems, please call our
office. (855) GOT UVC-0. We have been servicing and installing UV Lighting Systems for over 10
years. Ask about our Limited Lifetime Warranty

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