About SHU

SHU - Sanitary Habitat Unit

Air, if not treated correctly, is one of the main vehicles for transporting bacteria and molds. Molds, microorganisms belonging to the realm of fungi, disperse in the air during growth, contaminating surfaces and indoor environments.

Human beings, in indoor environments,

are victims of the parasites that multiply pandemics between them. SHU is the solution to these problems: it eliminates any threat in real time!


• SHU reaches 95.00% of the sanitation of the rooms in the first 90 minutes and 99.999% after 72 hours of use maintaining constant sanitation.

• Abatement of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds): unpleasant odors caused by hospital treatments, daily use products in the sector such as surface disinfectants, composite materials, acrylates, resins, etc.

• Containment of physical and biological risk of professionals and patients.

• Total elimination of molds at 99.999%.

• Control of bacterial load with environmental protection and reduction of the risk of infections.

• The environments treated with SHU have shown the absence of flies and mosquitoes exceeding 90%.

• Elimination of stale odors in the treated cell area due to the presence of bacteria and mold.

• Economic and fast solution to problems related to contamination by external agents (air change with exposure

to urban pollution).

Economic Advantages 

• Best patient comfort: elimination from the typical "hospital smell" caused by chemicals;

• Decreased toxicity for all: excellent environmental quality, bacteriologically pure, devoid of fine dust and allergens.

• Reduction of the risk of cross-contamination: healty not only the environment but above all the surfaces exposed to the SHU such as the surgical unit and worktops.

• Abatement of exposure to poisons.

• Simplicity in installation in any environment, without the need for building works or other.

• SHU, having no air recirculation action, has reduced energy consumption, further allowing, in some cases, a reduction

in the cooling of the cold rooms.

• Productivity: limitation of inter-human infection with reduction of absence from work due to illness (up to 90%).

• Maintenance: the system requires no maintenance, as it has no filters to disassemble and / or clean.

• Rapidity: it is demonstrated that in the first 90 minutes of use the system is able to eliminate more than 95% of the

microorganisms present in the environment.

• The working activity inside the treated areas is not limited or interrupted the production cycle during the action of SHU.

How It Works

SHU Mode of Action

Nano-TiO2, part of our Catalyst, is a kind of N-type semiconductor material with wide forbidden bandwidth (3eV or so). SHU uses ultraviolet (UV) irradiation to excite the electrons of our Catalyst and transit them from the valence band onto the conduction band to form electron (e-) hole (h+) pair (due to the higher energy level of the UV light).

When TiO2 is absorbed by air and water vapor, the hole (h+) reacts with H2O and hydroxyl free radical (OH is formed). The electron (e-) will react with oxygen molecule absorbed on the surface and produce superoxide anion free radical (O2). This reaction produces active free radicals such as OH, O2- and OOH with strong oxidizability.

These free radicals can destroy chemical bonds such as C-C, C-H, C-O, O-H, N-H in organic compounds and decompose organic macromolecules. This process rearranges the chemical bonds into harmless CO2 and H2O (but does not increase net levels).

Additionally, these free radicals are effective at destroying the cell membrane of bacteria, solidifying the virus proteins, and forming antibacterial and antifouling coating on the surface of materials. Consequently, SHU possesses strong antifouling, sterilizing and deodorizing functions

Proven Results

  • SHU is effective at reducing the net emission levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)/Fluorinated gases (F- gases.) which are the primary greenhouse gases.

  • Our technology is also extremely effective at reducing other harmful emissions such as CO, NOx, VOCs, and HCHO.

  • Because SHU’s technology is effective at rearranging chemical bonds (C-C, C-H, C-O, O-H, N-H) to become primarily CO2 and H2O. This reaction neutralizes all of the toxic gases without producing any additional net CO2 (of course no carbon is “destroyed” or “made”, simply rearranged).

  • In fact, our technology than converts CO2 into C3O2 or C5O4 with a negative charge and an increased molecular weight, making the CO2 more easily trapped in filters, and easier to clean in the form of dust.

Proven Results

  • According to years of tests conducted at West Texas A&M University, AHMPP has been proven to efficiently, effectively, and economically neutralize the following contaminants in the air & on surfaces:

  • bacteria up to 99%

  • viruses up to 99%

  • mold and fungi up to 99%

  • odor causing VOC's up to 99% (85% in the first hour of use)

  • aeroallergens up to 99%

  • Even multiple strains of MRSA on surfaces up to 63% in the first 24 hours (with greater effectiveness over time)

Field and lab tests have also shown:

  • Net Carbon Dioxide (CO2 levels): 30% reduction

  • Formaldehyde (HCHO): 98.5% reduction

  • Total Bacterial Count (TBC): 82.7% reduction

  • Respirable Suspended Particles (RSP): 35.5% reduction

  • Ammonia (NH3): 73.3% reduction

  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S): 97% reduction

    Additionally, tests on our technology have been extremely effective against a wide range of carbon based compounds including smoke, influenza, carbon monoxide (CO), staphylococcus epidermidis, Aspergillus versicolor, Penicillium chrysogenum, and M. parafortuitum bioaerosol (simulating Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or “TB”, when expelled by coughing).

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