Ultraviolet (UV) Germicidal Lamps

    Light in the UV-C wavelength eliminates and/or prevents the buildup of organic material on the surfaces of cooling coils, drain pans, and interior duct surfaces. This improves airflow, returns, and maintains the heat-transfer levels of cooling coils to “as-built” conditions and reduces maintenance. The benefits of UV-C’s efficacy in inactivating pathogens are explored in two ASHRAE Position Documents. The documents find that the UV-C wavelength kills 90 percent of all microorganisms living on HVAC air ducts and evaporator coils, depending on the light intensity, length of exposure, UV lamp placement, and lamp life cycle. Moreover, UV-C continues to destroy pathogens 24/7/365 as air cycles through an air handling unit (AHU).

    Honeywell’s UV Air Purifier with AirBRIGHT Odor Absorption is installed in the ductwork of your central air system and is designed to help reduce airborne odors, toxic chemical vapors, germs, and mold in your home. Through the use of Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation (PCO) technology, Honeywell’s UV Air Purifier combines germicidal UV light and activated carbon cells to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the air.

    Ultraviolet Light

    Benefits Of UV With Airbright:

    • Neutralizes household odors. AirBRIGHT Odor Absorber never needs to be replaced
    • A lamp that is always on, continuously reducing airborne particles
    • Deactivates airborne and surface contaminants like mold bacteria and viruses
    • For both coil and air treatment
    • The lamp only needs to be replaced once a year
    • 5-Year warranty

    This air treatment system is mounted downstream from the cooling coils of your HVAC system. The device is designed to prevent microorganisms such as mold and certain bacteria from growing on the duct surfaces, coils, and drip pans for better indoor air quality in your home.

    Honeywell UVAirBRIGHT

    Benefits Of The Honeywell UV:

    • Disinfect your air with the same ultraviolet light technology used in many hospitals, pharmacies, laboratories, and kitchens.
    • UV lamps do not produce ozone
    • Lamplight indicator to safely view the lamp operation
    • 5-Year warranty
    Honeywell UV100


    The Benefits of Using UV Germicidal Lamps for Disinfection

    UV germicidal lamps offer a chemical-free method to kill up to 99.9% of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Midwest Mechanical integrates these systems, which disrupt DNA and prevent microbial reproduction. This technology is eco-friendly, leaving no residue or by-products, and is also cost-effective with minimal maintenance needs.

    Applications of UV Germicidal Lamps in Various Industries

    UV germicidal technology finds diverse applications across industries due to its efficiency and safety:

    • Healthcare: Sterilizes surgical equipment and surfaces in hospitals to prevent infection spread.
    • Food and Beverage: Ensures product safety and extends shelf life without altering taste or appearance.
    • Water Treatment: Purifies drinking water and treats wastewater, protecting against environmental contamination.
    • HVAC Systems: Maintains air quality by eliminating mold and pathogens from ventilation systems.

    Safety Guidelines for Using UV Germicidal Lamps

    Safety is paramount when using UV germicidal lamps due to the potential for skin burns and eye injuries from UV-C exposure:

    • Limit Exposure: Use lamps in controlled environments where human presence is restricted during operation.
    • Proper Installation: Ensure lamps are correctly installed with adequate shielding to prevent accidental UV exposure.
    • Personal Protective Equipment: Use UV-blocking goggles and protective clothing during maintenance.
    • Training and Signage: Provide thorough training for users and display clear warning signs near UV lamp installations.

    Choosing Midwest Mechanical for your UV germicidal lamp installation and service means partnering with a team dedicated to enhancing the safety and cleanliness of your environment through advanced technology. Our expertise in UV germicidal systems allows us to offer tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each industry we serve, from healthcare and food service to residential HVAC systems.

    At Midwest Mechanical, we understand the critical importance of maintaining a sterile environment and the role UV technology plays in achieving this. Our experienced technicians are trained in the latest installation and safety protocols to ensure that every system we implement maximizes its potential for disinfection while adhering to the highest standards of safety.

    In choosing Midwest Mechanical, you are selecting a partner who values integrity, quality, and reliability. We are committed to providing innovative solutions and unmatched customer service, ensuring that your UV germicidal lamp system serves your needs effectively now and in the future. Reach out to us today for expert service.

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