Germicidal Lights: Can Help Reduce Germs and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality07/29/2015Through the spring, summer, and fall, allergies are a constant. 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 impacting your indoor air quality, germicidal lights could help lessen the effects of allergies. Germicidal lights may sound a little unfamiliar because they aren’t mentioned often, but they can help reduce the contaminants affecting you. Even though they’re hidden inside your system, germicidal lights are able to keep germs from multiplying. Germicidal lights work by emitting UV (ultraviolet) light rays that are able to penetrate the cell walls of the pollutants in your air, causing enough damage to end their growth and their capacity to multiply. The lights are also working all the time, even when your system isn’t running, meaning germs are always being eliminated. 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, hurting energy efficiency and could even mean greater energy bills. Getting rid of those pollutants means a healthier system and air that’s more enjoyable to breathe for everyone. Now that you’ve heard about all of the perks, there’s really no reason you shouldn’t ask about germicidal lights next time you have air conditioner service done. After all, it does help improve your air quality and may even help you lessen your monthly energy bills. Keep an eye on our blog if you want to read more tips on how to maintain indoor comfort levels in your home. From air filtration and air purification to dehumidifiers, the experts at Woody's Sudden Service Inc know indoor air quality. Schedule an appointment online or call them at 703-369-5528 to take your home’s air quality to the next level.