Fight Allergies in Denver with a UV Germicidal Light
Ultraviolet light was first used to cure tuberculosis. Today, it’s used to clean hospitals, some foods during processing, water and air. Germicidal lamps can also make your Denver home’s environment cleaner.
A UV lamp can decontaminate HVAC systems and boost the air quality in your Denver home. It can wipe out mold, bacteria, viruses and other microbes within 10 seconds of contact.
This can prompt relief for asthma and allergy sufferers, especially in hot, humid climates where mold and bacteria flourish. These lights may even help your HVAC system run longer, since they keep parts clean.
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How Does Germicidal UV Light Work?
Ultraviolet lamps are put inside your ductwork, near your HVAC system, and operate all the time. These lamps use ultraviolet radiation and special lightbulbs to destroy the DNA of bacteria or a virus.
In as little as 10 seconds, this potent light blocks contaminants from multiplying throughout your HVAC system and home.
Two studies have shown how practical UV light is in battling germs and mold.
In 2012, researchers at Duke University Medical Center used it to eliminate 97 percent of drug-resistant bacteria in 50 hospital rooms.
In 2001, researchers found UV light “significantly lowered” mold concentration in a commercial office building’s HVAC equipment.
A germicidal system can also neutralize odors and airborne bioaerosols like pollen or pet dander. It’s not useful against dust, which is best managed by an air filtration system.
Is UV Germicidal Light Safe?
Using UV light in your home is harmless as long as you take some safety measures.
The sun emits ultraviolet light, which has a shorter wavelength than light you can see. It’s at fault for causing painful sunburns. Prolonged overexposure can lead to wrinkles, skin cancer and eye problems.
The type of light used in a germicidal system is stronger, so it’s important to let Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning take care of installation and maintenance. You should never look directly at the light or allow bare skin to come into contact with it.