Benefits of UV Germicidal Lamps for Your Home

March 04, 2022

Benefits of UV Germicidal Lamps for Your Home

Ultraviolet (UV) germicidal lamps are a simple, yet highly effective way to kill bacterial, yeast, and viral growths in your home. They can be installed in your air filtration system to destroy harmful bacteria before it gets a chance to circulate throughout your home.

Eliminates Mold, Mildew & Bacteria

The main benefit of a UV germicidal lamp is to sanitize and kill everything from mold to mildew and harmful bacteria in your home. These lamps can also keep these things from growing and spreading, stopping them right in their tracks. The ultraviolet wavelength of light is invisible to the human eye but damages the DNA of bacteria, mold, and other air pollutants to kill them off and keep them from duplicating.

Improves Indoor Air Quality

Because UV lamps kill bacteria and mold, they will instantly improve your indoor air quality. Improved indoor air quality can lead to improved respiratory health and lessen symptoms of allergies and colds. Improved indoor air quality also means fewer unpleasant odors in your home that are often caused by mold and mildew in your air system.

Decreases Electricity Costs

Did you know that not only can UV germicidal lights kills bacteria and improve your health, they can also save you money by lowering your electricity costs each month! Because the UV light helps maintain cleaner coils and air, your heating and cooling (HVAC) system doesn’t have to work as hard. The less that your HVAC system has to struggle to keep your house warm or cool, the less electricity it has to use. This also means UV lamps can help prolong the life of your HVAC system and reduce the number of repairs.

Reduces Cold and Flus

UV light can kill airborne viruses and bacteria that can lead to colds and the flu. With a UV germicidal lamp filtering the air before it enters your house, you can prevent germs from circulating from one family member to the next. Many experts also recommend adding an air purifier to protect your family from even more germs and bacteria.

At A.J. Perri, we know how important it is to keep your home and your family healthy. Our professional technicians are experts at installing UV germicidal lamps and other air filters to keep the air in your home clean. Call an experienced A.J. Perri HVAC tech at (732) 733-2548 to schedule a service today.

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Last Updated: June 30, 2023