The air in your home is filled with any number of contaminants including germs like bacteria and viruses. However, while a proper filter and air cleaner can remove most contaminants, only a UV germicidal light system can effectively remove microscopic living pathogens from your indoor air.
That is why Solar Bear offers UV germicidal light installation services in Fort Lauderdale and the surrounding South Florida areas. Whether you are ready to have a new UV light installed or need someone inspect or repair your current UV system, call today for service.
How UV Germicidal Lights Work
An UV germicidal light is a small apparatus installed in your ductwork to kill bacteria and viruses as they pass. These systems are effective because they use a concentrated beam of UV light in a confined space to kill only those microscopic bacteria and viruses.
UV light or Ultraviolet light is a naturally occurring wavelength of light produced by the sun. In fact, every day, when you go outside, you are barraged with UV rays – if you are exposed to too many of them and you get sunburn. Because UV light is less stable than the light we can see, it is more dangerous. It causes cell damage relatively rapidly on a cell–by–cell basis. Therefore, with time, it can severely burn your unprotected skin.
For a single cell organism like a bacterium or virus, the effect is nearly instant destruction of the cell. Therefore, while a UV germicidal light will not do any damage to your family members or pets; it will kill all of the microbial pathogens in your ductwork rapidly.
West Palm Beach and Weston UV Germicidal Light Installation
If you feel a UV germicidal light is a good fit for your home, the installation process is quick. Because it is installed within the ductwork, it is often placed near your air handler where it can affect all of the air passing through. The system must be accessible for maintenance as well, so usually it is placed near a junction that can be easily accessed in the future. This makes the installation process quick and easy and since it is so close to the air handler, maintenance can be performed when the rest of your air quality system and air handler are inspected each year.
There are no filters or cartridges to worry about either, so cleaning them are not necessary by you and the system will work consistently for years without needing to be replaced.
If it is time to have a UV germicidal light installed in Weston, Sunrise, or other South Florida area home, now is the time to call Solar Bear. One of our indoor air quality experts will discuss your options with you and setup a time to perform installation.