Do UV furnace filters work?

Proper air filtration is the first line of defense against the circulation of microbes within your HVAC system. With the right conditions and proper installation, UV lights can be very effective at killing viruses, mold, and bacteria.

Can I add a UV light to my furnace?

UV lights can be added to the air exchange systems in your house (in your furnace blower or in your air conditioner), or you can add a UV light system to your air ducts. The placement of UV lights is critical to getting maximum effectiveness, and they should be installed by professionals like 4 Seasons Home Comfort.

Do I need a UV filter in my furnace?

A UV system needs to be installed by a professional HVAC company. Once the ducts are cleaned, the UV light and filter will do the work to maintain a high level of air quality in the home all year long.

Where is the best place to install a UV light in HVAC?

You can install the lights right above the coil, so UV lights shine on it continuously to prevent the growth of mold. Ductwork UV Lights or Air Germicidal HVAC lights are meant to kill airborne allergens and pollutants making their way through your return vents.

How much do UV lights cost?

Coil UV lights have a light cost ranging between $60-$285, an installation cost ranging between $100-$225, a lamp cost between $10-$60 and an energy cost between $15-$30.

Are UV light filters safe?

How safe are UV purifiers? It’s questionable. The biggest issue with UV purifiers is that they emit varying levels of ozone. Even very small amounts of ozone in the air may result in chest pain, coughing, shortness of breath, and throat irritation.

What is the cost of a UV light?

Does a UV light go in the supply or return?

Ultraviolet lamps can be easily added to an existing forced air system. Lamps can be installed either in the main supply or return duct of a central heating or air system. The best installation location for a UV lamp is downstream of the air conditioning coils on the supply side of the heating/cooling system.