Elevators are considered common areas of your building where germs are likely to build up. Maintaining a clean, safe environment on all of your elevators is not only good business but also common decency.
Air purifiers for elevators have been around for a while, but now they are getting more attention as a popular elevator upgrade due to COVID-19.
Air purifiers are the most effective option for businesses that want to minimize the spread of the coronavirus and other illnesses via their elevators. There are a lot of options out there, however, and we want you to be as informed as possible on the different ways to increase the safety of your elevators. Here are the basics you need to know about air purification systems for elevators:
- There are various types/degrees of how effective they are
- There is a lot of newer technology now available
- Those with UV light are most effective
- Many options are affordable and easy to install
Why Air Purification in Elevators is Important
Air purification in elevators is important because it increases airflow and eliminates any lingering bacteria. Purification devices filter bacteria through and send clean air back into the elevator cab.
Studies show that the risk of infection from COVID-19 is lower in short elevator rides than a lot of other daily activities because of higher levels of airflow. Air purification technology in elevators can reduce exposure to COVID-19 by up to 30%.
Combined with good manners, like proper mask-wearing or covering a cough, elevator air purification systems can significantly lower exposure to not only the coronavirus, but other illnesses like the flu and common cold.
The Benefits of Air Purification Systems with UV Light
Air purification technology combined with UV light is going to bring down your risk of infection even more. This system has been proven to remove 99.9% of airborne pathogens with a UV disinfecting light as well as an air filtration system to pump clean air into the cab.
UV light is used to kill bacteria, mold, fungi, and even viruses, including those lingering on surfaces. These microbial cells cannot develop resistance to UV light, making it a fast-acting option that will never go out of style.
UV light is a great tool to use in this situation because it is also environmentally friendly, using no harsh chemicals in your elevator. Plus, it is an affordable way for you to help protect your employees and other visitors. Quick and easy to install, you can add this system to any of your current elevators.
Modernize Your Elevator with an Air Purification System
Right now, air purification systems are one of the most important elevator modernizations. This technology helps reduce the spread of illnesses, like COVID-19, in your business and brings peace of mind to all of the elevator passengers. During times like these where there is an increased focus on keeping people safe, Madden Elevator is committed to doing our part.
We offer several different types of air purification systems to help you keep your business safe. We are standing by to answer any questions about these systems or other steps you can take to keep your elevators clean. When you are ready to get started on your journey to cleaner and safer elevators, we have you covered.
Contact us today to get a quote and learn more about air purification systems available and the future of elevators.