JC Mechanical Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘UV air purifier’

How Does a UV Air Purifier Help Me?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

UV stands for “ultraviolet,” a wavelength of light that exists outside of our normal spectrum of vision. It appears in sunlight in reasonably high amounts, causing our skin to tan or burn if we spend too much time out in the sun. At lower levels, UV light bulbs can be used  at places like Disneyland here in Anaheim to make your clothes glow in the dark. At those levels, they’re perfectly safe for human beings and pets. But small one-celled organisms like germs are either killed or sterilized on contact, making UV light an ideal way to keep your air purified inside your home. Here’s a brief look at how a UV air purifier works. (more…)

How Does a UV Air Purifier Work?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Here in La Habra, CA, indoor air quality often takes a back seat to air conditioning. Our summers are hot and you need a quality air conditioner to keep your home comfortable. But indoor air quality—particularly the presence of germs and biological contaminants—is almost as much of a problem, and without taking steps to combat it, all the cool temperatures in the world won’t help you. This is particularly true if you have a newborn baby in the household, if you have an elderly family member or if anyone in your household suffers from asthma or similar conditions. The answer is a UV air purifier, which serves as a ferocious first line of defense against all kinds of biological contamination. How does it work? Here’s a quick breakdown. (more…)

How Does a UV Air Purifier Work and Should I Get One for My Home?

Monday, April 27th, 2015

The most common types of pollutants that can enter into a home’s indoor air are dust, pollen, dander, and lint. All of these can become irritants, especially for people with allergies and asthma. However, they are usually easy to remove with mechanical air filters that catch the particles in a mesh of fibers while allowing the air to continue to flow.