Germicidal Lights: Can Help Reduce Germs and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality07/29/2015During the spring, summer, and fall, allergies are running rampant. No matter when seasonal allergies area a nuisance for you or your family, the search for relief never ends. Whether it is mold, pet dander, or some other bacteria that is hurting your indoor air quality, germicidal lights could help decrease the effects of allergies. Germicidal lights may sound a tad unfamiliar because they aren’t talked about often, but they can help tackle the pollutants annoying you. Even though they’re hidden inside your system, germicidal lights can keep germs from multiplying. Germicidal lights work by emitting UV (ultraviolet) light rays that can penetrate the cell walls of the pollutants in your air, causing enough damage to stop their growth and their capability to multiply. The lights are also working non-stop, even when your system isn’t running, meaning germs are always being destroyed. In addition to all of the indoor air quality benefits you’ll get, germicidal lights also help your heating and cooling system operate at its best. When mold, pet dander, and other microorganisms build up in your system, it could inhibit its performance, decreasing energy efficiency and might even mean increased energy bills. Getting rid of those pollutants means a healthier system and air that’s more enjoyable to breathe for everyone. Now that you know about all of the perks, there’s really no reason you shouldn’t inquire about germicidal lights next time you have air conditioner service done. After all, it does help better your air quality and may even help you reduce your monthly energy costs. Keep an eye on our blog if you want more tips on how to maintain indoor comfort levels in your home. From air filtration and air purification to dehumidifiers, the experts at Main Heating & Cooling, Inc. know indoor air quality. Schedule an appointment online or call them at 586-731-0950 to take your home’s air quality to the next level.