What is a Germicidal UV Light?

Hoff Heating and AC indoor air quality If you do apply sunscreens, you have probably heard of UV (ultraviolet) light. This is an invisible wavelength that causes blindness and skin cancer in humans if the exposure is extremely high. Apparently, UV light isn’t so good for microorganisms either. If a germicidal UV light harnessed into a light lamp or a bulb and linked harmlessly in an HVAC system, this UV light can assist humans to kill bacteria, viruses, mold spores, and pollen spores in a home or office. High quantities of microorganisms cause respiratory problems and can lead to significant health issues like cognitive issues and asthma.

A germicidal light is designed to help you accomplish this. It uses a combination of a quartz glass envelope and special phosphors to eliminate germs and/or create ozone. These lights come in a wide range of sizes, wattages, voltages, and base types.

Reasons to Get a Germicidal UV Light

If installed near “return” or “supply” vents of the ductwork or your air conditioning coil, the germicidal light can catch many tiny microorganisms that often circulate in your living space. This includes 99.9 percent of the mold spores in your home.

UV Lights are the Smartest Editions and Offer:

  • Continuous Operation: germicidal lights are capable of operating even if the HVAC unit is off. This means that your home will be protected always.
  • Healthier Air: UV lights can minimize indoor-air pollution significantly when installed in a modern well-insulated house. This ensures you that have a healthy environment, meaning that you won’t need to use toxic chemicals.
  • Enhanced Efficiency and Prolonged HVAC System Lifespan: Germicidal UV lights are capable of extending the life of your cooling and heating system since the components of your HVAC unit work seamlessly if your air is cleaner.

Germicidal lights are easy to install and provide an affordable way to purify the air in your home. That way, you can keep your entire family happy. In case your homes if prone to mold, or if one of your loved ones is prone to respiratory problems, this can be an ideal way to improve the quality of life in your home.

Now you can breathe easy all year by choosing germicidal UV light solutions from Hoff Heating and A/C. Our technicians are highly skilled and experienced in germicidal UV light installation, maintenance, and repair. We serve the entire O’Fallon area and surrounding towns. Contact us today to get your germicidal UV light expertly installed in one day.