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Better buildings start with the Rapid Install Kits!

RIKs lower energy costs by restoring heat transfer and airflow uniformity across the coils, all the while providing airborne disinfection benefits.

Understanding ASHRAE 241: Healthier Indoor Air

Understanding ASHRAE 241: Healthier Indoor Air

What is ASHRAE Standard 241? ASHRAE Standard 241, Control of Infectious Aerosols, is the first code-enforceable indoor air quality (IAQ) standard designed to reduce the indoor transmission of infectious aerosols. Drawing on research and expertise gathered from the ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force, the new standard provides requirements for many air...

Does UV-light generate ozone?

Does UV-light generate ozone?

Does UV-light generate ozone? Yes, UV light can generate ozone, but only under certain circumstances and wavelengths.  Ozone generation from UV light typically happens below 240nm by interrupting the bond of oxygen molecules causing two separate oxygen atoms.  These separate atoms then become attached to other naturally occurring oxygen molecules...

Top 3 UVC Safety Tips

Top 3 UVC Safety Tips

Top 3 UVC Safety Tips In honor of UV Safety Month, which typically discusses topics such as sunscreen, sunglasses and sun hats, it is also vital to adhere to UVC safety strategies when dealing with germicidal UVC emitters. Unlike sunlight and other bright lights, squinting or sunscreen doesn’t protect you from the after-effects of UVC exposure....

Steril-Aire Reduces The Spread Of Infection By Removing Biofilm At Vermont Hospital

Steril-Aire Reduces The Spread Of Infection By Removing Biofilm At Vermont Hospital

Steril-Aire Reduces The Spread Of Infection By Removing Biofilm At Vermont Hospital BACKGROUND Mt. Ascutney Hospital is an accredited, non-profit medical facility located in Windsor, Vermont. The nursing and medical staff of about 325 people provide care to around 52,000 patients per year. PROBLEM Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and respiratory illness...

Top 5 Reasons Why Steril-Aire Outperforms The Competition

Top 5 Reasons Why Steril-Aire Outperforms The Competition

Top 5 Reasons Why Steril-Aire Outperforms The Competition   At Steril-Aire, our customers and partners have relied on our expertise in IAQ for more than 30 years. Steril-Aire holds the original patent for UVGI disinfection in HVAC applications and our knowledge and longstanding commitment to helping improve IAQ is why we wanted to share the...

Top 3 Questions You Should Ask Before Installing Any Indoor Air Quality Products

Top 3 Questions You Should Ask Before Installing Any Indoor Air Quality Products

Top 3 Questions You Should Ask Before Installing Any Indoor Air Quality Products 1. What is the best way to go about improving the air in my building? It is as simple as increasing ventilation, adding filtration and utilizing UVC-solutions. For ventilation, it is important to increase it to as much as possible without reducing energy efficiency....