PTAC Disinfection for COVID-19 in Vermont


Posted on Wednesday 6th January 2021
 PTAC Disinfection for COVID-19 in Vermont


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.

Business owners and homeowners face increasing challenges with COVID-19 to adequately disinfect rooms and promote safety in Vermont

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

The Purge Virus team provides multiple solutions 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 business owners and homeowners, 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 Vermont:

The statistics supplied by the Vermont Department of Health at midday each day are accurate as of the end of the previous day. The information is preliminary and subject to change. No figures were reported on Thursday or Friday because of the holiday.

Six Vermonters died of COVID-19 over the past day, the health department reported Sunday. The death toll is now at 127.

Twenty-eight Vermonters are hospitalized with the disease; two of those patients are in intensive care units.

The health department reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 over the past day. The cumulative total is now 7,029.

Twelve of Vermont’s 14 counties reported at least one new case. Rutland County had 14; Bennington County had 10; Chittenden County had nine; Windham County had eight; Franklin County had seven; Windsor County had four; Caledonia County had three; Lamoille, Orange and Washington counties each had two; and Addison and Orleans counties each had one. Essex and Grand Isle counties reported no new cases.

Bennington County has reported 144 cases in the past two weeks, second only to Chittenden County among Vermont counties, and Windham County has reported 91.

Bennington County has the fourth-highest rate of COVID-19 among Vermont counties, at 126.9 cases per 10,000 residents, and Windham County is eighth, at 99.6. Chittenden County is first, at 153.4 cases per 10,000.

So far, 259,788 people have been tested. The reported seven-day average for positive tests is 2.0 percent.

The number of Vermonters reported to have recovered from COVID-19 rose to 4,667.

The health department reported that 358 people were being monitored for the disease as of Sunday. Of these, 203 are visitors to Vermont.

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