UV lights for HVAC systems have become a hot topic recently, leading many in Fairway, KS, to ask if installing one is worthwhile. People used UV lights as a sterilizing agent going back to the late 1800s. Below are five benefits of introducing UV technology into your home and HVAC system.
Better Indoor Air Quality
One of the main benefits UV light provides is that it improves the air quality of your home. In addition, the UV light kills microorganisms that grow in your HVAC system, reducing allergy and asthma symptoms. It also gets rid of VOCs, such as radon, cigarette smoke and others.
Decreases Utility Costs
UV lights help to reduce your utility costs by eliminating the dust, bacterial growth and other organic materials that increase the wear and tear on your HVAC system. More wear and tear increases the need for maintenance and repairs. With UV lights, you’ll get less wear and tear on your HVAC system, which will decrease your utility bills.
Some airborne contaminants in your home, such as cigarette smoke, cause odors that linger. Sometimes these odors result in health issues such as headaches, throat irritation or other problems. UV lights eliminate odors and their cause from your home’s air supply.
Improved HVAC Efficiency
Debris and microorganisms bring down the efficiency of your HVAC system. The dust and microorganisms clog air ducts, filters and increase the wear and tear on your system. When you prevent that, your HVAC system can work at its best.
Reduces Condensate Clogging
When you use your air conditioner, it produces a bit of moisture in order to keep your home comfortable. This moisture goes down a condensate drain and into a pan.
Sometimes it clogs, though, which can damage your home. A UV light reduces moisture buildup, which prevents clogs.
If you’re interested in learning more about how UV technology can help your home, don’t delay. Contact Air-Pro Comfort Systems for additional information about our IAQ services.
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