Cooney Coil & Energy

Blog

Stay in the know with new products, HVAC tips and trainings!

UV-C Light for a Cleaner HVAC System

by | Mar 18, 2020

Call us at 610-783-1136 or email info@cooneycoil.com to ask about our free UV light trial!

I have Fresh-Aire UV lights installed in my facility. Do UV lights kill coronavirus?

UV-C is has been tested and proven to achieve up to 99.999996% reduction of microorganisms, including viruses. While Fresh-Aire UV systems have not been specifically tested against coronavirus, they have been tested and proven effective against similar pathogens, some that require an even greater dosage for inactivation than coronavirus.

What is UV-C Light?

UV-C is the frequency used in germicidal UV lights. UV-C light technology can be used in AHUs, ducts, ice machines, and in-room disinfection. UV-C lights help sterilize microbial growth, reduce maintenance & energy costs, kill airborne germs, improve indoor air quality and disinfect chemical-free.

Do UV-C lights kill airborne germs?

UV-C light disrupts viruses, bacteria, mold and allergen’s DNA which prevents them from reproducing, effectively killing them. Our Airborne Disinfection System is equipped with high-output UV-C lamps to kill airborne pathogens 24/7. Learn more about how UVGI technology can help fight infectious diseases here.

Do UV-C lights kill germs on the surface of the coil?

The environment of an air handler is the perfect breeding ground for bacteria. A biofilm of only .002″ can reduce efficiency by 37%! UV-C light kills 99.9% of microbial growth on coils and sterilizes coils continuously 24/7 365.

Is this technology validated?

Yes, UV-C is a well-established technology that is recognized by the CDC, ASHRAE, and GSA.

 

Infectious Disease Mitigation Analysis

Interested in seeing how HVAC infectious disease control strategies stack up? Use our infectious disease calculator to evaluate: efficacy, upfront cost, and cost over time.


Resources

More Resources You Might Be Interested In

Steam Trap Selection

Wondering what steam trap to choose for your steam system? Worry no more! This webinar covers: types of steam traps, drip trap sizing and trap applications.

Steam System Essentials

When steam systems are properly designed and maintained, they can be extremely efficient and dependable. Learn steam HVAC system basics. Inside steam traps, heat transfer, proper system piping, what is flash steam.

Subscribe!

Stay up to date on Cooney Engineered Solutions product updates, new technologies, and news.