Germicidal Lights: Can Help Reduce Germs and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality07/29/2015Allergy symptoms can really flare up during spring, summer and fall. It seems like the hunt for relief is boundless. A lot of contaminants can hurt your indoor air quality, like mold, pet dander and bacteria. You can ease the allergy symptoms created by these contaminants with germicidal lights. A lot of people haven’t heard of germicidal lights but they’re a great way to enhance the quality of the air in your house. The lights are housed within your HVAC system and keep germs from multiplying by emitting ultraviolet (UV) light rays that damage the cell walls of contaminants and keeps them from growing or multiplying. Even when your system isn’t running, the lights are still destroying them. Germicidal lights can also assist in making your heating and cooling system run more efficiently, in addition to cleaning up your indoor air quality. Mold, pet dander and other microorganisms can get clogged in your system and in turn it has to work harder than necessary. Clean air within your home keeps your family healthy, and your HVAC system healthy. It doesn’t get better than that. Now that you’ve learned the indoor air quality benefits of having germicidal lights, ask your HVAC professional about them at your next air conditioner service appointment. Or, call PWA Heating & Cooling Inc at 815-768-6656. We have many ways to help you clean up your indoor air quality from air filtration and air purification to dehumidifiers. We will work with you to help determine what will help give you amazing indoor air quality and keep your home healthy and comfortable. You can also schedule an appointment online to take your home’s air quality to the next level.