How a Beam™ Built-in Vacuum System Improve Air Quality

How a Beam™ Built-in Vacuum System Improve Air Quality
July 14, 2017

BEAM’s Award winning Alliance Vacuum systems are designed to remove 100% of contacted dirt, dust and allergens away from living areas, ensuring cleaner, healthier homes.

Recent trends see New Zealand homes being built to achieve airtightness. While this does improve the energy-efficiency of homes, it also means less air circulation and a decline in air quality.

“The quality of the air inside the home can be worse than people think,” says Mike Wiggins, CEO of Beam New Zealand. Cooking fumes, aerosols, animal dander and dust mites can all be present in the air that occupants breathe. “There is dust circulating all the time and it is being breathed in,” explains Wiggins. “That is not good if people living there suffer from things such as Asthma or allergies.”

While standard vacuum cleaners do capture larger dirt and dust particles, the smallest particles can pass through the system and be reintroduced into the air. The Beam by Electrolux Built In Vacuum System is designed to solve this problem by removing dirt, dust and allergens away from living areas, ensuring clean, healthy air for the occupants.

The Beam Built-In vacuum comprises a series of specifically designed tubing installed into the walls of the home and connected to a powerful central vacuum. When homeowners connect the lightweight hose to a plug in valve, they are able to vacuum the living space with all dust and dirt being exhausted to a sealed container in the garage.

The system features powerful suction up to five times stronger than standard vacuum systems to effectively remove dust, dirt and allergens from the home. As the actual Beam unit is located outside of living area, there is none of the noise associated with traditional portable vacuums.

Key to improving the air quality of homes is the vacuum’s patented Gore-Tex™, HEPA standard, self-cleaning filter. “It stops more than 98% of dust leaving the system,” explains Wiggins. “So what comes out is pure air.” The effectiveness of the system in reducing Asthma and allergy symptoms is backed up by clinically proven independent testing and is further recognized by the Asthma Foundation NZ as the only recommended built in vacuum system and has awarded Beam NZ with its ‘Sensitive Choice’ approval.

Beam built in vacuum systems have an extensive history of use overseas and have been installed in over 30,000 Homes in New Zealand over the last 30 years – successfully improving air quality for the occupants.

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