Remove Viruses from Your Home Air
Our goal is to make your home as comfortable as possible, whether that’s during the swelter of summer, winter’s biting cold or during a national health crisis like we are currently experiencing. At First Choice Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, we hold a well-earned reputation for designing affordable and functional HVAC solutions for homes and businesses across the Garden State.
As we pay added attention to the cleanliness of our homes and offices in our ongoing effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus and the upper-respiratory illness it causes, COVID-19, air quality must remain part of our consideration.
Can an Air Filtration system remove virus-infected particles from the air?
This is a popular topic. While research suggests that HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air)-rated filters – common in modern HVAC systems – can remove a percentage of particles that carry the coronavirus from the air, air filters will not completely remove potentially infected particles, and an air purification system alone is not a defense against transmission of the disease.
For up-to-date official guidelines on how to best protect yourself and your home from COVID-19, please visit the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/aerosols/pdfs/Aerosol_101.pdf
However, research does suggest that because of the way HEPA filters work, they likely remove some infected particles from the air. In any scenario, breathing air free from harmful particles like pollutants, mold, E.Coli Staph, and other bacteria is an important part of overall wellness. One of the best defenses against COVID-19 is a healthy, fully functioning immune system, and a well-ventilated home is part of that solution.
The next generation of indoor air quality Air Purification Systems.
When thinking about the role your HVAC system plays in preventing exposure to coronavirus and keeping the space around you clean, it’s best to think of it as part of a cumulative effort to stop transmission – a smart, additional consideration on top of the measures you are already taking, like frequently washing hands and disinfecting surfaces.
This pandemic has highlighted how susceptible we can be to airborne pathogens and underscored the need to pay attention to the suitability of our home and work environments. Rather than live in fear, we need to look out for and support one another and our communities, working collaboratively and creatively to stay safe during this time of crisis and return to healthy lives once we get beyond it.
First Choice Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is committed to high-quality workmanship with a proactive approach. Call us today and let our professional technicians outfit your home or business with the safest, quietest, and most efficient HVAC system available.
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Reme Halo® In-duct Air Purifier
The award-winning REME HALO® is the next generation of indoor air quality (IAQ) technology. With increased ionized hydro-peroxide output and the enhanced catalyst with zinc, it is capable of purifying every cubic inch of air that the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system reaches. It is effective against all three categories of indoor air pollutants.
Halo-LED™ Whole-Home In-Duct Air Purifier
The HALO-LED™ is the industry’s first LED in-duct, whole-home air purification system that is both mercury-free and zero ozone compliant. The HALO-LED™ proactively treats every cubic inch of air-conditioned space, reducing airborne and surface contaminants and pollutants through bi-polar ionization and revolutionary, patent-pending, REME-LED™ technology.
APCO In-Duct Air Purification System
APCO Combines Non-Ozone producing UV-C Mold killing light with Photocatalytic & Carbon Technology. The APCO UV-C Light reflects on a Carbon Matrix Shield which causes a Photocatalytic Reaction – transforming odor molecules into harmless Water Vapor and CO2. Mold, Germs, and Viruses are sterilized by UV-C Light as they pass through it.