Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization (NPBI)
GPS’ technology delivers indoor air that’s safe and free of ozone and other harmful by-products. Through NPBI™️, GPS products purify air by eliminating airborne particulates, odors, and pathogens – in addition, saving up to 30% on energy consumption and lowering your carbon footprint.
GPS’ NPBI™️ technology safely cleans indoor air
This patented technology produces a high concentration of positive and negative ions, delivering them to the space via the ventilation system. Within the air stream, ions attach to particles, where they combine, become larger, and are more easily filtered from the air. When ions come into contact with pathogens, they disrupt the pathogens’ surface proteins rendering them inactive.
What Is An Ion?
An ion is a molecule or atom that is positively or negatively charged, meaning it must either gain or relinquish electrons in order to become neutral.
Cleaner air, naturally
Outdoors, naturally occurring ions are everywhere and are constantly working to clean the air. Ions are created with energy from rushing water, crashing waves, and even sunlight. GPS’ NPBI™️ technology generates ions without producing ozone or other harmful by-products, so you can bring the freshness of outdoors, indoors.
The Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization can be installed on the following Modine products :
Airedale ClassMate® DX Cooling and Heat Pump
Airedale SchoolMate® Water/Ground Source Heat Pump
Airedale Sentinel® Vertical Unit Ventilator
Horizontal & Vertical Unit Ventilators
All GPS NPBI™️ products are UL and CE approved.
When ions disperse throughout a room, they combine with particles of an opposite polarity, creating a snowball effect in which particles begin to cluster together. The larger a cluster of particles becomes, the easier it is to capture in filtration systems.
During the NPBI process contact with ions disrupts pathogens’ surface proteins, rendering them inactive and unable to spread.
GPS Reduces Airborne Virus Through Better Indoor Air
GPS clears the air of particles faster
Pollutants, dust, allergens, mold, bacteria, and viruses are all common types of particles in the air. In many cases, you can’t see them. Through the process of needlepoint bipolar ionization (NPBI)™, ions collide with particles resulting in a charge that attracts additional particles of opposite polarity. As a result, the particle grows larger and becomes easier to capture in filtration systems. This is proven by independent laboratory testing to be both safe and effective.
Ionization targets pathogens
Contact with ions disrupts the pathogens’ surface proteins, rendering them inactive.
GPS technology is safe
Traditional bipolar ionization systems produce harmful ozone. GPS products are certified by independent laboratories to be ozone-free and safe to use across commercial, industrial and residential buildings.
DISCLAIMER: Global Plasma Solutions (GPS) uses multiple data points to formulate performance validation statements. GPS technology is used in a wide range of applications across diverse environmental conditions. Since locations will vary, clients should evaluate their individual application and environmental conditions when making an assessment regarding the technology’s potential benefits.
The use of this technology is not intended to take the place of reasonable precautions to prevent the transmission of pathogens. It is important to comply with all applicable public health laws and guidelines issued by federal, state, and local governments and health authorities as well as official guidance published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html), including but not limited to social distancing, hand hygiene, cough etiquette, and the use of face masks.
NPBI technology breaks down chemical, pet, cooking, and other odors into basic harmless compounds, leaving the indoor air fresh smelling and free of odor-causing VOCs.
By keeping the air inside cleaner, using NPBI reduces the air required from outside to keep things fresh – saving you initial ventilation equipment costs and up to 30% on energy consumption.
Input Voltage: 24VAC to 240VAC
Amps: 0.17-0.017A operating/0.33-0.03A cleaning cycle
Power: 4 Watts operating/ 8 Watts cleaning cycle
Total Ion Output: > 300 Million ions/cc/sec
Airflow Capacity: 0 to 2,400 CFM or up to 6 tons
Temperature/Humidity: -20°F to 200°F / 0 – 100% RH
Unit Dimensions/Weight: 7.9”L x 1.1”W x 5.0”H / 1.25 lbs
Electrical Listings: UL, cUL, CE
Alarm Contact Rating: 250VAC/ 1A
Certified: UL 867 and UL 2998 (Ozone free)
Service Frequency: None, Self-cleaning system
The ionization unit is installed quickly and easily using magnets. Once installed there is no maintenance requirement as the device is self-cleaning.