Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality covers a myriad of issues in the house and the workplace. All workplaces have wide and varied environmental factors to be considered. Accommodation camps ‘out west’ have methods for dust suppression and will clean cooling systems a lot more regularly than a suburban small business.
Bacteria, virus’s and a plethora of pathogens are often found in the workplace and the results can be minimal or devastating for any business or worker.
Dust suppression will become more important as business/company owners realise what makes up the dust being breathed in by workers. Dust is a product of our environment and carries heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides and pathogens. This WILL lead to future litigation, similar to that of asbestos. One of the treatments available from Dunrite, allow dust and debris to be repelled by way of a charged chemical, it is not a polymer.
Air testing can be expensive with samples taken, having to be sent back to the lab with results available in several days. Dunrite uses a VPC 300 particle counter that will upload test samples to a website with an immediate response. Any particles measuring from 0.3 microns needs to result in concentrations less than W.H.O (World Health Organisation), specifications. Particles this small will enter the lungs when inhaled.
A failed air test can generally be rectified in several ways. The treatment to clean and protect heating/cooling units and/or an air scrubbing treatment (decontamination), may be enough to solve poor air quality.
Energy Reduction Initiative
Cleaning components of cooling systems and coating those components with a super hydrophilic, anti-corrosive, anti-bacterial, anti-static and anti-fungal colloid chemical(food grade), will allow the system to become virtually self cleaning and operate without load at increased efficiency for a period of 2 years. This treatment is expected to save approximately 20% of the operating cost of the cooling unit for a period of 2 years with a 4-6 month payback period.
With the unit operating without load, it will last longer, saving the hideous cost of replacement. There are several levels of money savings, however, the other consideration is the health benefits and reducing the carbon foot print.