HVAC company Carrier said tests show their unit is more than 99 percent effective at inactivating SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
APEX, N.C. (WTVD) – What if there was a device that could inactivate more than 99 percent of the coronavirus in your home? According to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturer Carrier, such a device exists.
The company said it has a filtration system that not only gets rid of all sorts of indoor air pollutants but inactivates SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
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A representative for a local Carrier dealer told ABC11 that the claim was just approved earlier this month after independent third-party testing inside an environmental engineering lab at the University of Colorado.
“Instead of avoiding saying that it kills the coronavirus, now we’re allowed to say that,” Karen Matthews said.