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UV lights on filters

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Cook Sep 8, 2018. 17 Replies

I recently saw UV bulb installations in 2 HVAC systems in a home. Each system had the Lennox Healthy Climate filter box that has 2 UV-A bulbs inside; the label said 150 watts which I'm assuming is…Continue

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Brad Cook replied to Howard Katzman's discussion UV lights on filters
"Richard, Heat does NOT rise! For heat transfer by conduction or radiation, heat transfers from hot to cold. For thermal transfer by convection, warm AIR rises because it is less dense than colder air- it is all relative. If you have leaks to the…"
Sep 8, 2018
Eric Werling replied to Howard Katzman's discussion UV lights on filters
"Howard EPA Indoor Environments Division just updated their air cleaners brochure last month and it includes 2 full pages on the topic of UV lights for residential applications (pg…"
Sep 6, 2018
John White replied to Howard Katzman's discussion UV lights on filters
"While UV lights on filters are effective for killing mold, bacteria, germs, and odors. So you should make sure you have completed the indoor air quality basic to save yourself from various allergies and air contaminants and its diseases. Use or…"
Sep 5, 2018

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