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Alpine Innovative Research Signs Deal With NexTech AR Solutions

We are pleased to announce that we have signed a deal with NexTech AR Solutions. The use of AR will assist in communicating to our customers how Air Sniper Equipment integrates into their facility. We see AR as an effective tool for our clients and their experience with Air Sniper equipment. Click the link below to read the full press

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The Importance of Proximity and Intensity When Irradiating Pathogens

Intensity plays a role in the effective irradiation of airborne contaminants. Due to the size of certain microorganisms they require higher doses of UVC to become inert. The Inverse square law states that light is less effective the farther away from the source. We have designed all our products to maximize the intensity inside the unit by using multiple UVC

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Why UVC LED Bulbs are Not Yet a Substitute for Traditional UVC Bulbs

AIR is focused on providing innovative technology using only the highest-quality materials. UVC LED bulbs have potential to be a substitute for traditional mercury UVC bulbs however, they still have many drawbacks. LED bulbs lack the equivalent intensity of traditional mercury bulbs. This becomes an issue when using them to irradiate pathogens as intensity plays a critical role. Approximately 50

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The Use of PCO Elements

The use of Photocatalytic Oxidation is a technology developed by NASA. This technology is incorporated into our stand-alone units to maximize irradiation inside the unit. Patented PCO elements create an effect within the unit that assists the UVC in irradiating 99.9% of pathogens on the first pass. Multiple PCO elements inside each unit are composed of a stainless-steel weave with

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Why is Dwell Time Important?

Dwell time plays a critical role in the effective irradiation of pathogens. Larger microorganisms require longer exposure to UVC for them to be successfully irradiated. If the Dwell time inside the equipment it too short, pathogens can remain active and cause potential contamination. Air Sniper equipment has been designed to generate proper dwell time using multiple UVGI chambers inside the

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New Product: The Front Access Inflow 10/20

AIR introduces a new product! Meet the Front Access Inflow 10/20. The Front Access Inflow was designed for facilities that have a smaller HVAC units and limited space. The Front Access Inflow is composed of the same reflective material and UVC bulbs but on a smaller scale. The Front Access Inflow has one front panel where all the bulbs can

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FDA Declares Ozone Ineffective in a Concentration Safe for Humans and Animals

The FDA released a statement regarding the use of ozone as a germicide. The statement explains that ozone can be an effective germicide but requires a concentration that is unsafe for humans and animals. This statement by the FDA further emphasizes the harmful effects of the use of ozone inside a facility. Read the full statement here: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?FR=801.415

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AIR Attends Lift & Co in Toronto

We would like to thank everyone who came by our booth at the show to learn about our products as well as our clients who made the effort to come see us at our booth. We are proud to provide our customers with only the best solutions. The show was also the first time customers were able to see our

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Why Air Sniper Equipment Does Not Use HEPA Filters

There are many air sanitization units that use HEPA filters. HEPA filters capture pathogens rather than kill them. HEPA filters are not cost effective as one unit can include multiple filters that require frequent replacement. This is not a practical solution for facilities if there are many units installed within the facility. The removal of dirty HEPA filters from the

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Ultimate Solutions for Your Grow

Air Sniper offers complete solutions for your facility. Each solution is customizable for specific client needs while providing ultimate protection from contamination. Stand-alone solution – This solution incorporates the use of the Air Sniper Pro, Elite, or Ultra to be installed in grow rooms, trim rooms, processing rooms or other areas where contaminants are present. Inline and wall mounted solution

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Important Characteristics for Optimal UV Sanitization

AIR engineers used their extensive knowledge of UV technology to ensure our products are effective at irradiating pathogens. Reflectivity – UV is not reflective in the same way that light is reflective. This means that UV reflective material is required within the units to ensure irradiation of pathogens. Proximity – To achieve maximum irradiation of pathogens the UV bulbs must

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Equipment Calculator Coming Soon!

AIR is currently developing an equipment calculator! Website visitors enter dimensions of the rooms they are interested in installing Air Sniper equipment and the calculator provides an equipment recommendation.

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Don’t Let Contamination Kill Your Crops

New facilities often have a lower risk for contamination due to the unused materials. As more crops are grown the rooms become more susceptible to airborne contaminants. Air Sniper ensures contaminants are never present in your facility. Don’t wait until a crop is lost!

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Not enough room in your HVAC for in-line units?

Air Sniper offers a variety of air sanitization solutions to meet the needs of every facility. We understand that an in-line solution may not be suitable for some facilities due to limited space or unique design of the HVAC. AIR offers three different sizes of small and mighty wall-mounted solutions to kill airborne pathogens before they contaminate your crops.

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