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Aerisa ionization technology for commercial applications is based on ions produced by an ion generator, configured either with needlepoint brush electrodes or tubes. These ion generators are mounted either inside a building’s air handler or in the supply ductwork. Highly ionized air with millions of ions (O2+ and O2–) are delivered in each cubic foot of air through the ductwork and into the treated space. Because of their charge, these ions proactively attack the contaminants at their source to vastly improve indoor air quality. Aerisa ionization technology provides the following benefits:
Airborne Particulate Removal
Because the ions have a charge, airborne particulates agglomerate and increase in size. Larger particles are trapped more efficiently by even poor quality return air filters. Larger particles also settle much faster and may then be removed by housekeeping. Either way, previously airborne particles are removed from the breathing zone. Particulate may contain bacteria, virus, mold and other allergens—thus, their removal creates a much healthier environment.
Aerisa ionization technology “casts a broad net” over a host of odorous compounds found in commercial applications, to include ammonia, hydrogen sulfide and acetaldehyde. Highly ionized air oxidizes these odor causing compounds into less objectionable molecules such as water, nitrogen gas and elemental sulfur.
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
New carpeting, paint, furniture, office equipment, glue and solvents are only a few commercial materials that emit VOCs. Like that for odors, highly ionized air oxidizes VOCs, breaking these chemicals into simple, harmless compounds.
Bacteria, Mold and Virus
In addition to removing airborne particulate, ions oxidize the cell walls of bacteria, mold and virus. These microorganisms become inactivated (sterilized), can no longer multiply and die.