PTAC DIsinfection for COVID-19 in Michigan Nursing Homes


Posted on Monday 15th February 2021
HVAC Covid-19 Air Disinfection, Purge Virus


PTAC Units: A Packaged Terminal Air Conditioner is a type of self-contained heating and air conditioning system commonly found in: Hotels – Motels – Senior Housing Facilities – Hospitals – Condominiums – Apartment Buildings – Add-on Rooms & Sunrooms.

Nursing homes are facing challenges combatting COVID-19 while adequately disinfecting rooms and promoting safety in Michigan.

We are pleased to provide this information below from Purge Virus regarding their offerings for PTAC Disinfection for nursing homes.

The Purge Virus team provides multiple solutions for nursing homes that include UV light, Photoplasma, and Bipolar Ionization. The Bipolar Ionization solutions have been well-received because, in addition to helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19, they also remove odors from sources such as tobacco and cannabis.


For Purge Virus to match the available technology to your in-room HVAC systems, you can let them know the manufacturer’s name and model # of your PTAC Units. From there Purge Virus will provide you with a free assessment of the most applicable solution. The average cost of equipment and installation per room is coming in at $550-$650. Purge Virus also offers zero upfront cost financing over 3-5 years. The monthly cost can be as low as $10 per month per room. 

Learn more about Bipolar Ionization here: Bipolar Ionization

For some nursing homes, portable devices may make the most sense for small lobbies or in certain rooms. Learn more about Potable Disinfection Devices here: Portable Devices

Purge Virus can help you navigate the complexity of disinfection choices: CONTACT PURGE VIRUS

NEWS on COVID-19 in Michigan: Michigan Senate approves $465M for coronavirus response, relief for businesses and unemployed workers

“The Michigan Senate voted through a $465 million plan to fund additional COVID-19 response, vaccine distribution and stimulus payments for workers and businesses impacted by the pandemic late Friday evening.

The package could head to the governor’s desk as soon as Monday.

The chamber voted 35-2 after days of deliberation with the House and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration. The plan would put state and federal funds toward a combination of direct aid to unemployed workers and hardest-hit businesses, as well as pandemic response efforts in the state health department and health care industry.”

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