Frequently Asked Questions

The story of comfort and health in the indoor environment can become confusing when starting to think about Indoor Air Quality. While everyone knows that air is vital to our existence and luckily we have an endless supply, what we may not know is that Indoor Air Quality plays an important role in comfort and health inside the home. Improving indoor air quality can go a long way toward making a healthy, more comfortable home.

Filtration FAQ

  • What type of filter is included in the TechPure Air Cleaner?
  • How does an electrostatic filter work?
  • What size particles will the filter capture?
  • What is a MERV rating?

Purification FAQ

  • What is the difference between Air Knight IPG w/PX5 and Air Knight PX5?
  • How do we decide what Air Knight unit is needed?
  • Should Air Knight be switched to come on with the blower or be left on continuously?
  • When installing into a 220V package unit, can Air Knight be wired directly into the 220V circuit?
  • Is Air Knight an ozone generator?
  • Because humidity and the conversion of water vapor to hydrogen peroxide is key to the performance of the Air Knight PX5 system, is there an optimum humidity level and is the Air Knight PX5 still effective in dry environments?
  • If a humidifier is installed, where should the Air Knight be mounted?
  • The owner's manual says to replace the UV bulb every two years. If the bulb is still operating at the end of the two years, does it still need to be replaced?
  • How difficult is it to change the lamp and core?
  • If Air Knight is installed, is a whole house filter still required on the return air?
  • Does Air Knight have an electrical safety certification?
  • For exterior ground-mounted horizontal package units, where should Air Knight be mounted?
  • How do I tell of the lamp is burned out?
  • Where is the Air Knight installed within the ducting?
  • What if the facility has round ducts - either flex or metal?
  • Will Air Knight's UV or purification break down duct board or flexible duct?
  • How is the Air Knight connected to the 24V supply in the air handler?
  • Do I still need a UVC lamp on the coil if the Air Knight is installed?
  • When installing into a 220V package unit, can Air Knight be wired directly into the 220V circuit?
  • If Air Knight is installed, is a whole house filter still required on the return air?
  • Should Air Knight be switched to come on with the blower or be left on continuously?

UV FAQ

  • What is UV Light?
  • How does it work?
  • What are the benefits of UV-C Light?
  • What is the importance of UV-C light products for indoor environments?
  • Do I still need an air filter?
  • How much maintenance is required on a UV light product?
  • How much electricity does UV-C light use?
  • How many lamps do you recommend for home installations?