Your HVAC system is your home’s way of breathing—it inhales and exhales the air back out, so it’s practical to take steps to improve your home or office’s indoor air quality. According to the EPA, the average home accumulates as much as 40 pounds of dust per year. Dust is full of more than dirt, containing everything that’s in the air around you. In fact, the air you breathe can cause allergies, asthma and can eventually make you ill. Between common contaminants like dirt, dust, and dander from pet hair, you may find yourself dealing with issues like sore throats, eye, nose, and throat irritation, or even asthma attacks.
That’s why an in-home air purifier is necessary to ensure you’re keeping your employees, your family, and yourself as healthy as possible. These machines are easy to operate and can be installed directly into the HVAC system. An in-home air purifier can remove contaminants and help cut down on the number and severity of allergic reactions you have inside your home.
How Do Indoor Air Purifiers Work?
There are several types of air purification systems out there. While the specifics of their operation may differ, they tend to all work under the same principle. The air purifier moves air through a filter that collects airborne pollutants then pushes the air back out into the building.
While many air purification systems used to use HEPA filters, they’re considered moderately outdated methods for cleaning your air. HEPA filters still require regular cleaning or replacement to keep them operating efficiently, and not cleaning them can cause a build-up of particles that makes your HVAC system kick into overdrive to try and push air through the filter. This can result in a higher energy bill each month and can also reduce the lifespan of your air conditioning or heating system.
We at A-Z Air Duct use ActivePure® technology as part of our air purification solutions, the most powerful surface and air purification system available for consumers. Homes and businesses can now be protected 24/7 by ActivePure’s powerful continuous NASA Certified Space Technology, which has been scientifically proven to safely decontaminate 99.98% of pathogens and contaminants in the air and on exposed surfaces without releasing any harmful chemicals or byproducts. Our ActivePure® indoor air purifiers also no longer require filters to operate, meaning you’ll save time and money without having to clean or replace your filters.
The system uses a patented honeycomb matrix, powerful UV lights, and ActivePure® molecules that seek out and destroy viruses in the air and on surfaces. Testing was conducted by one of the world’s top biosafety testing facilities, the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), which primarily tests for the U.S. military and centers for Disease (CDC). The testing showed that the ActivePure system inactivated over 99.9% of highly concentrated airborne SARS-CoV-2 (SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes COVID-19) in an enclosed setting in just 3 minutes, below detectable levels.
Why Do You Need an Air Purifier?
The simple answer here is that the air you, your family, or your employees and customers breathe should be of the highest quality. When indoor air quality suffers, the people inside are more likely to get sick and experience negative health effects like coughing, sneezing, and allergy attacks.
If you think that the air inside your home or office is cleaner than that outside your home, you should know that you are mistaken. The Environmental Protection Agency estimated that indoor air could be up to 100 times more polluted than outside air. While that number may represent extreme cases, most homes or offices still hold air that’s at least two times dirtier than outdoor air.
Another thing to consider when it comes to indoor air quality is odor. Odor is a pollutant, and if your home smells like your pet, cigarette smoke, or burnt food, then you’re breathing in unhealthy air. Air purifiers can remove odors from the air and keep the air inside your living space or at your office smelling fresh.
There’s really no reason not to purchase an air purifier. They come in sizes to fit any space and often operate quietly. You won’t even realize they’re on when they’re working until you realize just how fresh the air smells and feels.
How to Find the Best Air Purifier for You
Your home or office deserves clean, fresh air. The best way to do that is by employing an air purification system that meets your needs. At A-Z Air Duct, we know how important it is for your loved ones or employees to breathe air that’s free of pollutants, allergens, and odors.
Contact us today for a free quote on an air purification system that fits your needs.
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