Jupiter, Florida, USA, 21 October 2018: Fresh-Aire UV, a manufacturer of HVAC indoor air quality products, has purchased a 25,000-square-foot facility on a three-acre site in Jupiter, Florida, the company announced in a Press communiqué.
The industrial park building doubles Fresh-Aire UV’s former headquarters’ space that was spread throughout two unconnected facilities, the communiqué said. The move marks the second time in four years the 30-year-old company has expanded its operations due to growth and product demand, the communiqué further said. Besides the real estate purchase, Fresh-Aire UV also invested significantly in building redesign and renovation, the communiqué added.
According to Fresh-Aire UV, the expansion features a 2,500-square-foot research and development (R&D) laboratory, housing the HVAC industry’s only privately-owned test chamber that complies with ASHRAE Standard 52.1 (particulate and biological contaminants), 145.2 (gaseous contaminants including VOCs), SPC-185.1 (inactivating airborne microbes) and SPC-185.2 (inactivating microbes on irradiated HVAC unit surfaces).
The communiqué said the test rig enables in-house analysation, certification and clean air delivery rates (CADR) of Fresh-Aire UV’s own UV, gas-phase air-purification and photo catalytic oxidation (PCO) products. The communiqué further said the self-contained R&D space also features its own five-tonne dedicated air conditioning and air-purification system for complete environmental control during tests. The communiqué added that the building was remodelled to provide administrative, marketing and sales staff offices, as well as to enable contractors, service technicians and wholesalers to attend the latest hands-on training workshops for IAQ equipment, maintenance and installation.