Ultraviolet Lights for Indoor Air Quality

    Now more than ever, it is important to prioritize indoor air quality in your spaces. One effective method to purify air and protect your indoor air from bacteria, viruses, and mold.

    What is Ultraviolet Light?

    Ultraviolet light is a type of electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 to 400 nm which is shorter than that of visible light. There are three types of UV light:

    • UV-A
    • UV-B
    • UV-C

    The type of UV light that can kill viruses, bacteria, mold and pathogens is UV-C light. UV-C is the strongest and most powerful form of ultraviolet light.

    How Do UV Lights Filter Air?

    UV lights are installed near the coils in your HVAC system which prevents mold and bacteria growth as air passes through the coils. Installing UV lights in your HVAC system will kill pathogens and harmful particles before they enter your space. These lights also keep your HVAC coils free from mold growth which is good in applications where coils get wet. UV lighting may also help kill COVID-19 in indoor air.

    What Benefits do UV Lights Provide?

    • Prevents microbial growth on HVAC coils
    • Purifies indoor air by killing mold, bacteria, and viruses
    • Fast and easy to install
    • Cost-effective
    • May help minimize the spread of COVID-19 through indoor air

    UV-C Light Maintenance

    When you have UV lights installed in your HVAC systems, you need to keep in mind that the light bulbs will eventually need to be replaced. These bulbs typically last a year to two years. It is important to that your HVAC contractor maintains your UV-C lights in addition to the other maintenance your HVAC system requires.

    CMS Mechanical Provides UV-C Light Installation & Maintenance

    If you are interested in installing UV-C lights in your HVAC system, CMS Mechanical can help. We will install UV-C lighting that can help kill viruses and bacteria and improve indoor air quality. CMS Mechanical provides preventative HVAC maintenance to keep your systems running smoothly and can offer needlepoint bipolar ionization to further clean the air in your building. IF you are interested in learning more about the services we provide, contact us today.

    COVID-19 Air Solutions

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been many measures implemented such as handwashing, wearing masks and social distancing to help prevent the spread of the virus. One way to stop the spread of COVID-19 that you may have not considered is upgrading your HVAC system. Many businesses could benefit from upgrading their HVAC systems to help stop the spread of the virus and improve indoor air quality. There are HVAC technologies available that can help fight airborne pathogens in indoor spaces including the coronavirus and other diseases.

    • Merv-13 Air Filters

    One of the easiest ways to filter airborne pathogens from indoor air is to have a MERV-13 rated air filters. High MERV rated filters trap smaller particles. However, MERV-13 filters can potentially reduce airflow and increase energy costs. While MERV-13 filters are not the most effective solution for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in indoor spaces, installing higher rated filters is a good first step towards slowing the spread.

    • UV Lighting

    UV lights can eliminate many types of pathogens including fungi, bacteria, germs, and viruses. UV lights are installed within the air handler to sterilize the air and kill COVID-19. The effectiveness of UV lights at killing pathogens depends on the intensity of the lights.

    • Bi-Polar Ionization

    Bi-polar ionization technology can be used to clean the air inside of commercial and industrial buildings. During the ionization process, ions travel through the air stream and attach to particles, pathogens, and gas molecules. When the ion is attached these particles become filterable and the pathogen is robbed of the hydrogen that it needs to survive. This process has been found to reduce the rate of coronavirus by up to 99.4%. This technology is not only effective at fighting the coronavirus. It also helps eliminate Norovirus, Legionella, MRSA, Staphylococcus, E. coli, and other virus, bacteria, mold, allergens, and odors.

    CMS Mechanical Services Provides COVID-19 Air Solutions

    At CMS, we can provide the COVID-19 solutions that you need to help keep your indoor air clean and safe. We can install Global Plasma Needle Point Bipolar Ionization technology that can send ions through the air stream in your facility to improve air quality and reduce the spread of COVID-19 in your commercial or industrial building.

    CMS Mechanical Services is your mechanical contractor serving Fort Collins, Greeley, Boulder, and the surrounding areas. We can provide service, maintenance, and repair to your HVAC systems to maximize your building’s efficiency, minimize breakdowns and extend the life of your investment. Contact us to learn more.

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    Maintaining your investment with assistance from CMS Mechanical Services in Greeley

    In Colorado, the climate is unpredictable; the performance of your HVAC system should not be.

    When you choose CMS for mechanical services in Greeley, Fort Collins or Boulder, trust that you are making an informed choice. You are choosing a company whose unwavering focus is on helping you get the most out of every dollar you spend on heating and cooling.

    As an established provider of mechanical services in the Greeley area, CMS creates proactive maintenance programs to ensure every dollar you spend goes to work immediately and in the most efficient way. Heating and cooling systems are not only maintained for maximum efficiency, but also optimized to minimize breakdowns and to further extend the life of your investment.

    CMS technicians are the experts for mechanical services in Greeley and all of northern Colorado. With just one call, CMS can show you how to maintain comfort in your building without needing to sacrifice efficiency.