UV Air Purifier - Destroy Germs &
A UV air purifier, sometimes referred to as germicidal UV lamp, is the only purifier on the market today that will destroy micro-organisms. This type of air purifier is effective in killing any virus, germ, bacteria, and fungi (mold) that is funneled in front of the lamp. UV air purifiers are used in hospitals and other medical facilities that are concerned with germs being passed from person to person. They are very effective for controlling tuberculosis, measles, flu, small pox, and other bacteria.
Since homes and offices have higher levels of air pollution than can be found outside. This electronic air purifier is very good for sanitizing the air. It is a good air purifier to have if you have some one in your home that has cancer or other disease that makes them highly susceptible to infections from viruses and bacteria because of their weakened immune system. UV air purifiers are recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to assist in sanitizing rooms.
A UV air purifier or germicidal UV lamp is typically placed in a location in the home where there are higher concentrations of micro-organisms, such as: finished basements, saunas, and any room that is susceptible to wet conditions. If you have a basement that leaks or has occasional minor flooding, this electronic air purifier is perfect for keeping bacteria, fungi (mold), and germs in check.
Even with all of it strengths, UV air purifiers do have some disadvantages. These include that they are not effective against particles (allergens), fumes, gases, odors, or cigarette and cigar smoke. However, UV air purifiers can be combined with other electronic cleaners to remove other polluting items that are in the air.
There are many brands of UV air purifiers and they range in price depending on the manufacturer. An important key point here is that higher prices do not translate to greater effectiveness. Some of the most efficient models cost less than the expensive models. If you are considering buying a UV air purifiers the best thing to do is use a buyers guide or consumer report where someone else already done all the evaluation work.
Some of the recommended brands and models that are on the market today include:
Surround Air XJ-3000C UV Hepa Ionic Air Purifier Air Cleaner – best multifunction electronic air cleaner on marker for price
Bio-Fighter UV-C Light Systems – mounts on central air duct work
Bio-Zone UV Light Air Purifier – single room function
Air Oasis UV Photocatalytic TiO2 Air Purifier – superior stand alone model
EcoQuest ecobox air purifier – A lower priced alternative than the Fresh Air by EcoQuest