UV Lights in Lancaster, OH

Ward off Biological Threats with UV Lights

Ultraviolet Light (or UV) are great options for those who have installed effective air filters, air purifiers, and despite having regular HVAC maintenance performed, still find their indoor air quality needing improvement. Often, UV lights are the only difference between good indoor air quality and virtually perfect indoor air quality. Complete your HVAC system with a UV Light installation from Lancaster Furnace & Air Conditioning!


UV Light Benefits


Keeps HVAC System Clean


Kills germs, viruses and bacteria, when they pass through


Great for homes needing a sterile environment

Improving Indoor Air Quality with UV Lights

Learn more about how a UV Light installation can make a difference in your home and improve the quality of the air you breathe daily.

UV Lights are frequently talked about alongside allergies because a link has been found. Allergens are drastically reduced by the use and installation of UV lights. In the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic, UV Lights are growing in popularity in the HVAC industry. Clinics and hospitals already utilize UV lights to keep medical surfaces clean and disinfected. When installed into your HVAC system, they can help cleanse your HVAC system and indoor air as well.


  • Rhinoviruses (common colds)
  • Infectious Hepatitis
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Aspergillus flavus (common mold)
  • Streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat)
  • Salmonella enteritidis
  • Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA infections)
  • Penicillium chrysogenum (common mold)
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Health Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality

By reducing or eradicating airborne contaminants floating around we might not be aware of, we decrease associated health problems. However, the problem with indoor air pollution, what makes it insidious, is that a great deal of the health problems aren’t evident immediately after exposure. Because some forms of indoor air pollution can linger for years and cause severe health problems down the road, it would behoove a homeowner not to investigate, or to educate themselves, and to find out what’s floating around in the air in their home.

Short-Term Effects

  • Headaches, irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, dizziness, fatigue, tiredness
  • Itchy skin
  • Asthma irritation 

Long-Term Effects

  • Respiratory diseases
  • Trouble breathing
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer

What is Ultraviolet Light?

Most of us have heard of UV Light, but what exactly is it?

Ultraviolet (UV) means “beyond violet.” Since violet is the highest frequency of visible light, UV light is mostly invisible to the human eye. Most of the UV light on earth comes from the rays of the sun, which causes freckling, sunburn, and raises the risk of skin cancer. Luckily, most of the UV radiation gets absorbed into the atmosphere before it reaches us.

UV light is a type of electromagnetic radiation. UVA (Ultraviolet A) Radiation is used in black lights and tanning beds, for example. You may be familiar with black lights that emit ultraviolet light, causing certain items to fluoresce, or glow in the dark. Limited exposure to these low-power UV lights doesn’t present a hazard to skin or eyes. The other types of UV rays, however, can be very harmful.

To learn more about how UV lights can significantly improve the indoor air quality in your Lancaster, OH residence, or to learn about other high-quality heating and cooling products and services, contact your local HVAC experts at Lancaster Furnace & Air Conditioning!

The Lancaster Furnace & Air Conditioning Experience

Whether you need a new system installation, a repair, or want a qualified technician for preventative maintenance, we at Lancaster Furnace & Air Conditioning strive to make the whole process — from the first call to our technicians leaving your home — a fast and positive experience you’ll tell your friends and family members about. We strive to provide experiences that you’ll leave a 5-star review about!

When you call us, a friendly, courteous customer service representative will answer and work with you to schedule services. Our service technician(s) will call you prior to your appointment to confirm their ETA. We’ll be respectful and clean upon entering your home. Upon service completion, we’ll go over everything with you and answer any questions. We won’t leave until the job is done with 100% satisfaction.

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