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UV Air Purifier Services in Salt Lake City, UT by One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning

Of all the millions and millions of airborne contaminants floating around your home, bioaerosols are possibly the worst. Bioaerosols are simply airborne particles that originate from, or are themselves, living organisms. These include viruses, bacteria, mold spores, and dust mites. Though it’s never good to inhale any airborne contaminants, it’s especially bad to aspirate large amounts of bioaerosols.

This is because, while other contaminants like dust and pollen can cause allergy attacks and the like, things like mold spores and germs can cause lasting negative effects if allowed to infect the body. Read on to find out more about these contaminants, and how a UV air purifier can protect you from them. Call One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning if you have any questions, or wish to set up an appointment.

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning offers quality UV air purifiers and provides UV air purifier services throughout Salt Lake and Utah Counties. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

What Is a UV Air Purifier?

A UV air purifier, also called a UV germicidal light, is essentially a large lightbulb. These lightbulbs, however, give off shortwave ultraviolet radiation. While that may seem dangerous, most UV air purifiers don’t give off any more ultraviolet radiation than you absorb from the sun every time you go outside. Aside from that, they are often installed in your ducts, where they can affect all of the air circulating through your house and you won’t be directly exposed to them.

What Are the Benefits of a UV Germicidal Light?

So, what’s the point of installing a special lightbulb in your ducts if you’re not even going to see it? The point is that most of the bioaerosols found in your home are extremely phobic of UV light. Too much exposure to UV light will cause their cellular processes to break down, preventing them from reproducing or even killing them outright. The germicidal UV light takes advantage of this by projecting UV light through the air circulating through the ducts. This neutralizes the vast majority of germs that may be present in your air. So, even though it doesn’t physically remove the contaminants from your air, a UV germicidal light improves your health by destroying potential threats.

We Install and Service UV Germicidal Lights in Salt Lake City, UT

Selecting and installing the right kind of UV light for your home is not an easy task. No one really wants a bright UV light in their room, especially since it wouldn’t affect the entire house. This is why whole house UV air purifiers are more popular. However, that means installing it in the ducts, then wiring it into the home’s electrical grid. No one should be crawling around in the ducts, and especially not interacting with the electrical wiring, without professional experience. That’s why it’s so important to have a professional handle your UV germicidal light installation for you. We’ll make sure that your UV germicidal light is installed correctly, and safely. We’ll also conduct maintenance checkups on your UV air purifier, to make sure that it’s still functioning properly.

If you have any questions about our services, or would like to schedule an appointment, call One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning.