Armstrong Introduces StrataClean IQ Ceiling Air Filtration System
Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions has introduced the StrataClean IQ™ Air Filtration System, an in-ceiling system that captures and removes bacteria, viruses, mold and other airborne particles using filtration Proven MERV 13.
Designed to improve indoor air quality, the clean and quiet system joins Armstrong’s portfolio of air purification products which includes the VidaShield UV24 Air Purification System which uses patented air disinfection technology. air by ultraviolet light on the ceiling to purify the air. All products in the portfolio are designed to create a cleaner and healthier indoor environmental quality. Third-party testing shows in-ceiling systems operate 14% more efficiently than floor-mounted air purification technology.
The StrataClean IQ air purification system has been proven to remove 90% of viruses, bacteria, VOCs, odors and other airborne particles down to 0.3 microns. One unit can filter the air in a 1,000 square foot space every hour.
The unit’s design allows for easy installation into any suspended ceiling system, making it easy to integrate into new construction or retrofit applications. The air filtration unit also coordinates with Armstrong Suspension Systems. The unit housing is concealed above the ceiling for quiet operation. Typical applications range from education, office, and healthcare to senior living, restaurants, retail, and daycare.
No modification of the HVAC system is necessary. The unit can be hardwired into lighting systems and/or occupancy sensors to maximize air purity when the space is occupied. Three fan speeds (150, 200 or 230 CFM) are available to optimize air changes per hour. When operating at low speed, the device operates at a quiet decibel level of just 29dB.
The StrataClean IQ system meets the in-room filtration recommendations set forth by the EPA Clean Air in Buildings Challenge. The system is also part of the Armstrong 24/7 Defend portfolio of ceiling and wall products that contribute to healthier, safer spaces and cleaner air.
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