Ozone Laundry

Ozone laundry

This system is the natural way to save. The ozone laundry system is a piece of equipment added onto a new or existing commercial washing machine. Ozone laundry systems can be free-standing or wall-mounted units.

The added system generates ozone, a naturally occurring molecule that helps clean and disinfect fabrics by chemically reacting with soils in the laundry. Common applications are long-term care homes, hospitals, hotels, laundromats, correctional facilities and athletic clubs.

OZONE LAUNDRY INCENTIVES

for commercial laundry

Customer Incentives

  • $0.02 x total annual pounds of laundry processed

  • Max: $8,000 per unit

  • Rental/leased equipment is eligible
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Limited Time Offers*

Incentive doubled from $0.02/lb to $0.04/lb

Incentive cap increased from $8,000 to $12,000


* Equipment must be purchased and installed between September 1 – December 1, 2017

Service Provider Incentive

  • $100 per unit

Equipment Eligibility

  • Incentive based on weight of laundry
  • Commercial laundry only
  • Must use natural gas water heating
  • Purchased and rented units are eligible
  • Leased equipment is eligible; minimum 10-year leasing period
  • Residential installations, including in-suite, are not eligible
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Apply for Equipment Incentives

The process is easy. Simply complete the online application. After you submit it, a Union Gas Account Manager will contact you within 5 business days to review your application and discuss next steps.

More Information About Ozone Laundry

The ozone laundry system is an add-on piece of equipment that is used in conjunction with a new or existing commercial washing machine that utilizes ozone to clean laundry.

Ozone laundry

How Ozone Laundry Works

Using ozone to clean laundry involves using water saturated with ozone instead of standard tap water. Laundry disinfecting has been traditionally done by bleaching with chlorine at high temperatures along with agitation. Unfortunately, bleach is a naturally slow reactant in cold temperate, so hot water is needed to be effective.

Ozone carries an electrical charge that disinfects in place of hot water. Ozone is highly effective in cold water and reacts very rapidly, breaking up soil on contact. By adding ozone, you will use significantly less detergent as well. Because the detergent has been reduced, rinse cycles to remove detergent residues will be shortened.

Benefits

  • Reduce hot water usage by as much as 85%, significantly reducing energy costs
  • Reduce water consumption by approximately 30%
  • Shorten wash cycles and drying time, saving water, energy and extending linen life
  • Effective against bacteria, viruses and microorganisms
  • Improve wash quality for whiter, brighter and softer linens

Maintenance

Just like any device, performing regular maintenance will keep ozone laundry systems operating at peak efficiency and will prevent most issues. Be sure to check with your service provider for ideal maintenance schedules, however. General annual maintenance will include:

  • Checking valve replacement
  • Fuse replacement
  • Reaction chamber inspection/cleaning
  • Reaction chamber o-ring replacement

Building Applications

Ozone laundry systems are ideal for commercial and institutional organizations such as hotels/motels, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, nursing homes and commercial laundry facilities that use thousands of pounds of laundry per year.

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