Museum & Archives

19 January 2017

Air quality can severely impact and deteriorate irreplaceable paintings, documents, drawings, books and journals within a vault, storage area, library and exposition hall. Preserving these fine treasures from the ravages of mold, spores and bacteria are a priority for libraries, archives, museums and collectors. UV systems are designed to destroy airborne mold spores and their associated odors as well as bacteria that can very well destroy treasures from the past.

 

Sanuvox UV CoiClean systems are designed to destroy mold and other bio-contaminants on the evaporator coil which results in spores as well as off-gassing being « blown-off » the evaporator coil & distributed through the facility. Sanuvox In-Duct UV Bio-Wall systems effectively destroy thousand of airborne bio-contaminants such as mold, bacteria, viruses, chemicals, VOCs and odors.

 

UV CoilClean System *Shown here
UV Bio-Wall System **Available

 

Features

  • UV CoilClean Systems will prevent and destroy mold & other microbial growth on the evaporator and surrounding areas
  • UV Bio-Wall System are installed in ductwork designed to treat the moving airstream destroying up to 99.9999% of bio-chemical contaminants on a single pass

 

ARCHIVES & MUSEUM

 

OBJECTIVE: To destroy mold & bio-film on the evaporator coil and surrounding areas and to limit the spread of mold and fungi into the building. Maintain peak system efficiency, lower energy costs & reduce conventional coil cleaning as well as eliminating biological “blow-off” & odors that can be introduced into the building or facility as a result of a fouled coil.

 

EQUIPMENT:Sanuvox IL Coil Clean Object Purifiers for HVAC coils utilize patented technology to focus the maximum UV energy on any surface. The patented anodized aluminum parabolic reflector serves two purposes:
1. Redirects the maximum amount of UV energy produced by the lamp onto the coil surface, requiring less or shorter lamps and fixtures
2. Protects the UV lamp from fouling

 

 

OPERATION: Prolonged exposure to UV radiation will keep the air conditioning coil clean and free of bio-contaminants, including viruses, fungi, bacteria & bio-film that may grow on the coil. Maintaining a coil free of microbial growth will maximize the efficiency of coil heat transfer and reduce the hours of operation of the compressors, resulting in lower energy costs.

 

UVC GERMICIDAL PRINCIPLE: – The 254nm UVC wavelength is well documented for its germicidal properties. The effects of ultraviolet radiation on biological contaminants have also been included in the latest ASHRAE Handbooks. Generally, this relationship is similar to the absorption curve of nucleic acid (DNA) the basis of all living organisms. The germicidal destruction rate for any specified bio-contaminant can be greater than 99.9% as the maximum UV intensity produced by the UV lamp is directed onto the coil and each application is sized according to its requirements.

 

BENEFITS

  • Control mold and biological “blow-off”
  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Low maintenance- requires lamp replacement after 17,000 hours or 2 years of operation
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • Remote monitoring electronics

 

MARKETS

  • Library, Museum, Archives
  • Record rooms, evidence room
  • Private collections
  • Galleries

 

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