UV Solutions & Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

A Case Study: Ozone Emissions in the Work Area
January 15, 2009

Sentry Air System’s Ductless Containment Hood in operation at UV Solutions

In November 2008, Sentry Air Systems, Inc. received a telephone call from Dr. Janet Murnick, president of UV Solutions in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Murnick conveyed to Sentry Air Systems Sales Manager, Omar Ilsever, that their lab was having an issue with ozone. The UV light source they were developing in their lab produced ozone and a small amount of it was escaping into the room. After relaying the problem to Mr. Ilsever in depth, Omar was able to get a clear picture of UV Solution’s situation and make a recommendation to Dr. Murnick using a Sentry Air Systems fume hood.

In December of the same year, a Sentry Air Systems ductless containment hood, model #SS-370-DCHS http://www.sentryair.com/dfhapp.htm was shipped to UV Solutions. It was quickly determined by all at UVS that the unit was fully accomplishing the task that it had been sent to do. Employee for UV Solutions, Jim Tomczyk, summed it up this way: “The air cleaner from Sentry Air Systems met our expectations in every way. The cleanliness of the packing and parts were exceptional and the instructions for assembly were clearly illustrated and made assembly a snap. The unit’s parts are beautifully machined and fit together perfectly. Ease of operation is simple and effortless. In addition, the unit’s design and appearance have resulted in many ‘Wow’s!’ from both employees and clients visiting our facility.” Jim said his most pleasant surprise with the unit came after he received it and saw that it had come equipped with both a light and a flow meter – two options he had not been expecting. “On a scale of 1-10, I would definitely give Sentry Air Systems, Inc. and its ductless fume hood a 10. You make a top-notch product – one we’re very happy with.”

When asked why UV Solutions chose Sentry Air Systems over so many other companies out there, Dr. Murnick said, “We couldn’t find another company that made a unit with all the specifications that we needed. Sentry had them all!” Dr. Murnick went on to say how effortless Mr. Ilsever had made the ordering process. “Omar not only came up with the solution to our problem, but handled our account with the utmost competent and courteous professionalism.” Both Dr. Murnick and Mr. Tomczyk went on to say that they would recommend Sentry Air System’s ductless containment hood with confidence to anyone who had a need for similar air filtration.


“UV Solutions, Newark, NJ, develops and manufactures ultraviolet light sources which are cost effective to operate and safe for the environment.-One of their lamps, the 172-01, produces ozone more efficiently than any other device commercially available today. The company’s patented vacuum ultraviolet technology uses as little as 4kWh per Kg of ozone produced. Applications for the lamp include Waste-water Treatment, Food Processing, and Odor Control.”

Article Written by: Sharon Ford