Bathrooms are generally considered to be toughest rooms in our homes to keep clean, with bacteria, mold, and mildew living on our toilets, sinks, and showers. To tackle this issue, Broan-NuTone and Vital Vio have introduced SurfaceShield, a technology designed for hands-free disinfection of bathrooms, home offices, nurseries, and home gyms.
This technology is introduced as part of Broan-NuTone’s enhanced home ventilation products to meet the needs of the modern-day homeowner.
“With SurfaceShield we are helping homeowners combat mold, mildew, bacteria and other air pollutants by disinfecting the room’s surfaces and removing excess moisture and airborne impurities,” said Edwin Bender, VP of marketing Broan-NuTone. “By partnering with Vital Vio, Broan-NuTone is making a major advancement in our mission to make the air in homes as fresh as the air outside.”
Shower curtains, shower walls, toilet seats, door handles, faucets, and sinks are unnecessary health hazards and great places for transmitting and accumulating germs. By preventing germs from lingering, Broan-NuTone’s SurfaceShield technology works doubly hard by removing airborne pollutants from the room, while killing germs on surfaces.
Built into the SurfaceShield technology is a new class of continuous disinfection technology using unique LEDs from Vital Vio Inc. – lights that are deadly to bacteria, fungi, and mold, but harmless to people, pets, and plants. That technology is coupled with the powerful and quiet 110 CFM Roomside series bathroom ventilation fan to remove pollutants from the air in the room.
The air in homes can be up to five times more polluted than the air outside, according to the EPA. By eliminating those airborne pollutants, Broan-NuTone’s Roomside series fans help every breath taken in the home be a fresh, healthy one. Designed for retrofit, remodel, and replacement, the Broan and NuTone Roomside series 110 CFM fan features hassle-free installation from the room side, for spaces with no attic access.
The SnapFit Flange Kit, EzDuct connector and FoldAway mounting ears make it flexible to almost any installation challenge, especially for rooms on the first floor or basement floor of the home. Each carton comes complete with a precise template for accurate housing opening ceiling cut. The 110 CFM fan runs at a whisper quiet 0.8 sones.
The 110 CFM Roomside Fan with SurfaceShield technology will be available in January at select retailers and distributors across the country.