You’re changing your air filters like clockwork. You’re scheduling regular preventive maintenance. You’re keeping your home clean and dust-free. Yet, you still find yourself wondering — what else can I do to improve my home’s indoor air quality?
Installing a UV light in your HVAC system is a smart investment that offers solid benefits to your home’s indoor air quality and HVAC system’s performance.
4 Benefits of HVAC UV Lights
1. Improves Indoor Air Quality
Due to its powerful ability to sterilize, UV light efficiently kills contaminants that could otherwise thrive in your HVAC system. In fact, recent studies have shown that UV light is the most effective way to prevent disease and control infection. The light emitted from UV wavelengths destroys the DNA and RNA makeup of bacteria, viruses, mold, odors, and other contaminants — thus preventing them from infiltrating your home’s air.
2. Better Airflow
Since installing a UV light removes contaminants, this allows air to flow unobstructed. Good airflow is not only beneficial for energy efficiency but also ensures a longer lifespan for your system’s ductwork.
3. Increases Energy Efficiency
Obstructed airflow causes your AC to work overtime. And an AC that has to work harder than it should not only raises energy costs but also strains your system’s components — ultimately shortening its lifespan. Installing a UV light helps eliminate obstructed airflow, which increases energy efficiency and ensures your HVAC system remains in optimal condition.
4. Eliminates VOCs
UV light helps purify the air you breathe by removing volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs are odor-causing chemicals that can infiltrate the air you breathe. While inhaling chemicals you aren’t aware of is already unsettling, what’s even more troubling is the link between VOCs and various health problems. VOCs have been shown to induce health conditions such as respiratory system infections, nausea, and headaches.
Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with Complete Air Mechanical
If your home is experiencing indoor air quality issues, we can help. Contact Complete Air Mechanical today to find out how our team of experienced and friendly technicians can help serve any and all of your HVAC needs.