Fight Allergies in Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers home’s environment purer.

A UV lamp can decontaminate HVAC systems and improve the air quality in your Fort Myers home. It can wipe out mold, bacteria, viruses and other microbes within 10 seconds of contact.

This can bring relief to asthma and allergy sufferers, especially in hot, humid areas where mold and bacteria prosper. These lights may even help your HVAC equipment work longer, since they keep pieces clean.

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How Does Germicidal UV Light Work?

Ultraviolet lamps are put inside your ductwork, near your HVAC system, and work continuously. These lamps use ultraviolet radiation and special lightbulbs to eliminate the DNA of bacteria or a virus.

In as little as 10 seconds, this strong light halts contaminants from multiplying throughout your HVAC system and home.

Two studies have shown how practical UV light is in fighting germs and mold.

In 2012, researchers at Duke University Medical Center used it to wipe out 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 unit.

A germicidal system can also take care of odors 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 use a couple of safety measures.

The sun emits ultraviolet light, which has a lower wavelength than light you can see. It’s behind creating painful sunburns. Prolonged overexposure can result in wrinkles, skin cancer and eye problems.

The type of light used in a germicidal system is more powerful, so it’s important to let Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning manage installation and maintenance. You should never look straight into the light or permit bare skin be exposed to it.