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Air Purification Systems


The air quality in your home plays a vital role in keeping you and your family healthy. Homeowners have a variety of options when it comes to purifying the air inside their homes. Air purification systems are a highly efficient way to purify the air in both homes and buildings. For homeowners in Johnson County, Kansas looking for an air quality solution, look no further than an Air Scrubber Plus® from Cates Heating and Cooling. 

What Is an Air Purification System?

Air purification systems are a reliable option for ensuring homes have the highest quality of air possible and offer many of the same benefits of air purifiers. These systems filter the air from a room through the system to remove harmful contaminants as well as dust, pollen, and dander. Indoor air is often infested with harmful pollutants, such as particles, gases, chemicals, and VOCs. These pollutants can be harmful to your family’s health and trigger respiratory conditions like asthma. 

Air purification systems can remove these pollutants using a search and retrieval process. This type of system produces negative ions that circulate through the home’s ductwork system along with the air. These negative ions find positively charged particles, such as bacteria and VOCs. When the negative ions and positive particles combine, they create dense particles that fall from the air, landing on surfaces in the home. However, when the fan is turned on, it pulls particles through the air ducts, and these particles eventually stick to the air filter.  

Because air purification systems are so effective in removing air pollutants, they are often used on construction sites to remove common contaminants like mold, asbestos, lead, and other chemical fumes. They are also used in a variety of buildings and facilities. 

Benefits of an Air Purification Systems

If contaminants are not removed from the air inside your home, they will seep into the furnishings, carpet, and HVAC system, which can be very harmful to your health. Naturally occurring particles like skin cells, animal hair, and air are usually always present in the air, and they will not pose significant risks to your health other than potentially triggering allergies. However, toxic gases and chemicals can have adverse, long-term effects on the health of humans when inhaled. These gases and chemicals can also cause headaches and migraines. Some bacteria and viruses, such as MRSA, E. coli, and C. Diff can also pollute the air you and your family breathe. 

Air purification systems can eliminate the presence of these dangerous contaminants in the air. As it purifies the air and reduces dust particles, air purification systems also control the odors in the home. 

Not only would an air purification systems prevent dangerous contaminants from causing health problems, but it also means that you and your family are breathing the cleanest and freshest air. Ensuring your home has high-quality air does even more for your health than eliminating pollutants in the air you breathe. Clean air also helps boost your immune system, allows you to sleep better, and enhances your overall health. All of these factors can put years on your life.

How to Know if an Air Scrubber Plus® Is Right for Your Home

When it comes to deciding on which air purification system is best for your home, the first thing you should consider is the size of your space. The Air Scrubber from Aerus is perfect for most homes because they attach to the ductwork. As the air in a home is pushed through the HVAC system, the air scrubber will remove harmful pollutants as well as everyday dust, odor, and pet dander. 

Air purifiers are similar to Air Scrubbers and are also effective in cleaning the air inside your home. However, they do require regular maintenance to achieve optimal efficiency. Air Scrubbers, on the other hand, do not need the same level of maintenance. Additionally, air purifiers can only remove airborne particular, while Air Scrubbers can also eliminate particles on surfaces. If low-maintenance is what you are looking for, an Air Scrubber is probably the best fit for you.

The ActivePure® Technology from Cates Heating and Cooling

At Cates Heating and Cooling, our team is proud to offer the Air Scrubber Plus by Aerus to homeowners in the Kansas City area. The Air Scrubber Plus uses ActivePure Technology, which has been proven to eliminate air contaminants and improve the air quality in your home. ActivePure technology is not only used in homes but also in hotels, daycares, and other facilities across the U.S. ActivePure is a leader in air cleaning technology. The Space Foundation even grated this technology with a Certified Space Technology seal.

Our HVAC technicians at Cates Heating and Cooling can help you decide if an Air Scrubber Plus is right for your home. For more information about how our team can help you, call us today at 913-888-4470 for Kansas residents and 816-944-1844 for Missouri residents. 


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