LAX Reaps The Benefits Of UV-C Technology

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LAX Reaps The Benefits Of UV-C Technology

UVR In The News…

January 30, 2017

Keep HVAC Operating at Peak Performance

Please read this article about how UV-C’s proactive approach boosts air quality and HVAC efficiency while reducing energy consumption at LAX airport:

“LAX Reaps the Benefits of UV-C Technology”

on the NEWS website.

Article Excerpt:

With nine terminals totaling several million square feet of floor space, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is massive. It’s also crowded; the 75 million passengers who pass through it annually make it one of the world’s 10 busiest airports.

Keeping those travelers comfortable and safe falls to the airport’s facility management teams, which routinely look to boost efficiencies and decrease maintenance calls across the airport’s immense service area. So, it’s no surprise that while solving a minor air conditioning issue, one facility manager identified a way to improve IAQ for the entire airport.

“A tenant in terminal 2 complained of a musty smell in the offices,” recalls Richard Yakel, the airport’s air conditioning supervisor. “We quickly determined that the odor resulted from the buildup of mold and bacteria on the air-handler evaporator coil, which is a very common condition, especially given our humid, seaside environment.”