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 quest for relief is endless. A lot of contaminants can damage your indoor air quality, like mold, pet dander and bacteria. You can ease the allergy symptoms caused by these contaminants with germicidal lights. Many people haven’t heard of germicidal lights but they’re one of the best ways to boost the quality of the air in your house. The lights are housed within your HVAC system and stops germs from multiplying by emitting ultraviolet (UV) light rays that harm 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 having a positive impact on your indoor air quality. Mold, pet dander and other microorganisms can accumulate in your system and make it work harder than necessary. Maintaining clean air keeps your family healthy, and your HVAC system healthy. What could be better? Now that that you know the indoor air quality benefits of having germicidal lights, ask your HVAC professional about them at your next air conditioner service appointment. Or, call Polestar Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning at 913-432-3342. There are a number of ways we can 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.