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Polypipe Ventilation protects duct Silencers against microbial growth
(08/04/2011)

Polypipe Ventilation's duct Silencers provide a simple, cost-effective solution to reduce noise from central ventilation systems. They absorb sound over a range of audible frequencies, including traffic noise, noise from the ventilation fan and room to room cross talk, reducing noise levels by as much as 50dB. However, the warm, damp environment of a ventilation system can lead to microbe colonisation, which is unhealthy and can lead to unpleasant odours. In unprotected systems, microbes can double in number every 20 minutes. Polypipe Ventilation has addressed this by adding Microban® to its duct Silencers to protect against microbial growth. Recent tests have shown the addition of Microban to result in 250 times less bacterial malodour than unprotected samples. An environmenta... [read full article]

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