Fight Allergies in Buffalo with a UV Germicidal Light
Ultraviolet light was originally used to treat tuberculosis. Today, it’s used to sterilize hospitals, some foods during processing, water and air. Germicidal lamps can also make your Buffalo home’s environment purer.
A UV lamp can disinfect HVAC systems and improve the air quality in your Buffalo home. It can wipe out mold, bacteria, viruses and other pathogens within 10 seconds of contact.
This can prompt relief for asthma and allergy sufferers, especially in hot, humid locations where mold and bacteria multiply. These lights may even help your HVAC equipment work longer, since they keep parts clean.
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How Does Germicidal UV Light Work?
Ultraviolet lamps are installed inside your ductwork, near your HVAC system, and work continuously. These lamps use ultraviolet radiation and special lightbulbs to destroy the DNA of bacteria or a virus.
In as fast as 10 seconds, this potent light stops contaminants from spreading throughout your HVAC system and home.
Two studies have shown how effective UV light is in combating 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 amounts in a commercial office building’s HVAC system.
A germicidal system can also take care of smells and airborne bioaerosols like pollen or pet dander. It’s not effective against dust, which is best regulated by an air filtration system.
Is UV Germicidal Light Safe?
Using UV light in your home is not dangerous as long as you take a few preventive measures.
The sun lets off ultraviolet light, which has a shorter wavelength than light you can detect. It’s at fault for causing painful sunburns. Prolonged overexposure can result in wrinkles, skin cancer and eye problems.
The type of light used in a germicidal system is more concentrated, so it’s important to let Sunbeam Service Experts manage installation and maintenance. You should never look straight into the light or permit bare skin be exposed to it.