If you're looking to improve the air quality in your home, installing an HVAC UV light system is a great option. However, it's important to take the necessary safety precautions when installing and configuring this type of lighting. Ultraviolet (UV) light is a type of electromagnetic radiation that has shorter wavelengths than visible light and can be used for disinfection or sterilization purposes in air conditioning systems. When installing an HVAC UV light system, it's essential to follow the manufacturer's instructions closely.
Pay attention to the power requirements specified for the system, as well as the recommended maintenance program. Personal protective equipment, such as gloves, goggles, and long sleeves, should always be used when working with these lights to avoid exposure to UV light, which can damage the skin. Additionally, always turn off the system before performing maintenance or replacing light bulbs. Adjusting the size of a UV light system to your air conditioning system can greatly improve your home's indoor air quality and, at the same time, improve the overall efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Regular maintenance helps maximize the life expectancy of an UV light installation while keeping energy costs low.
For people with allergies or asthma, ozone produced as a by-product of some types of UV lamps installed inside ventilation ducts can have potential adverse effects. The type of air conditioning system in your home will affect the size and location of the UV light system. Whether you have a central air system, a minisplit system, or a forced air system, regular maintenance of your air conditioning system, including the UV light system, can help detect potential problems before they become serious problems. When selecting UV bulbs for an air conditioning system, more attention should be paid to their rated power, size, and shape, as well as their lifespan before they need to be replaced. Once on site, your Filterbuy HVAC specialist will carefully install your new Filterbuy UV lamp. It is recommended to replace a UV carrier coil lamp every 9000 operating hours or every year.
When considering installing an HVAC UV lamp, customers should research what type of warranty the manufacturer or installer offers. By installing an HVAC UV lamp, you can eliminate mold and mildew, eliminate viruses and bacteria, and reduce odors, all of which will improve indoor air quality. Ultimately, taking the time to review all aspects related to the purchase and installation of an HVAC UV lamp could save money in the future, as it includes the advantages and protections offered by various warranty agreements.