3 Benefits of UV Lights

UV Light Since they were founded in the 1800s, the UV lights have been used significantly to get rid of bacteria caused diseases and improve indoor air quality for homes using HVAC systems. It is unfortunate that many homeowners in North Carolina tend to spend quality time in our homes; we often overlook the quality of the air we breathe indoors especially during these hot seasons.

There is a prevalent assumption that pollution only happens outdoors from smog that comes from cars, industries or burning substances. The air at home also gets polluted, and the UV lights are specially installed to purify and eliminate harmful substances such as mildew, mold, bacteria, bad odors and other dangerous microorganisms.

How UV Lights Work

People perceive UV lights as harmful –which can be justified by the destructions of melanin. However, just like fire, water, electricity and anything useful to us, they can be harmful only when used in the wrong way.

Studies have shown that UV lights provide great cumulative results against germs and homes can use UV to purify polluted air systematically, the results are less rapid than commercial use.

Benefits of UV lights

1. Improves Indoor Air Quality
UV lights significantly improve indoor air quality. Research has found that indoor pollution is the primary cause of asthma in small children below the age of five. Cleaning the air ensures fresh air and reduces respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis, flu or any other bacterial illnesses related to poor ventilation. They also prevent bad odors that may occur as a result of humidity.

2. Stops the Growth of Mold
Stuffy or poorly ventilated homes often create room for microorganisms. Through the use of UV lights, homeowners can quickly get rid of the organisms. Aside from getting rid of mildew and mold, they prevent them from reproducing and hence completely eradicating them.

3. Improves the Efficiency of Cooling and Energy Bills
UV lights have not only made the cooling, heating, and maintenance of an air conditioner easier but have also helped save on energy. During hot weather, the air conditioner runs continuously, and the filters trap a lot of debris and dander because of the humid air. UV lights clean the air and make it easier for the air conditioner to run and release fresh air. Clogged filters make it difficult for the air conditioner to work efficiently. This leads to high energy costs and slow functioning of the system.

Contact All Temp Co., Inc.

For all your heating and cooling needs All Temp Co., Inc., conveniently located in Harrisburg, North Carolina is the perfect place for you. Contact us today to see how we can help with your home UV lights!

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