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Where should I locate my Ozone Sauna and Oxygen Concentrator in my home?

Message: 9
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 15:46:09 EDT
From: TheSkyKing@aol.com
Subject: Location of sauna in home...

Saul and others,

I have my sauna in my living room right now. After each sauna, the house smells strongly of ozone. It sometimes makes me cough. I know its not a really big deal to breath such a low concentration of ozone...but I was wondering what others' solutions to this problem are? Keep it in a guest bedroom or something? Also, does the excess ozone in the air damage any household items?

Thanks,
Bryan


Dear Bryan,

A living room is not ideal. A spare bedroom is best. An open window while you sauna, with a fan blowing escaped ozone out the window works well.

Ozone will damage anything with rubber belts: cassette descks, DVD decks, VCRs, computer CD-ROM trays; etc. To be safe, move this out of the spare room. TVs are ok, unless they are combo units with a VCR at the bottom. Speakers are ok, so run long speaker wire leads into the room. Lamp cord is good speaker wire, and cheap.

Best of health!
Dr. Saul Pressman
www.plasmafire.com


Message: 1
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 17:27:03 -0400
From: "Carlos LeClair" c.leclair2@...
Subject: Re: Location of sauna in home...

Bryan,

I have my sauna located in a separate small building/shed in my backyard that is well ventilated with two always-open windows on opposite sides of the room. It is a good idea to keep the ozone sauna well away from rubber. Rubber oxidizes rapidly in ordinary air and much faster in the presence of ozone. Anything containing a compressor will have rubber feet under the compressor. If the compressor is at floor level it will get a maximum dosage of ozone since ozone is heavier than air. The oxygen concentrator and your refrigerator and freezer have compressors that should be kept well away from the sauna. I have a small fan blowing air from an open window three feet away --- blowing fresh air across my face while I am in the sauna. I keep the oxygen concentrator in the garage and pipe the oxygen from there to the building out back where I have the sauna --- oxygen tubing threaded inside PVC pipe that is buried under ground. I would suggest that you have the O2 concentrator at least in a separate room and high on a shelf if. I would air out the house after each sauna if had to keep the sauna in the livingroom. And I would use a dehumidifier in the house to take the moisture out of the house caused by the sauna, to avoid mold development. The dehumidifier probably also has a compressor. Maybe a small shed out back is the easiest way to go?

Carlos


Message: 1
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 21:47:57 -0700
From: Sherri Lee s-lp@...
Subject: location of sauna in the home

Hi Bryan,

I have my sauna in a spare bedroom that I have converted to my spa room. In it is the sauna.. a tv, a stereo, lamps, the concentrator, the generator, a fan and a chair. There is one window which is open wide in the summer and mostly closed in the winter. The only thing I have noticed is that the stereo, which is a small ghetto blaster doesn't work on the tape deck anymore.. which is no problem cause I always use CD's.

There is a concern about the ozone eating anything rubber.. so you need to keep rubber away or as far away as you can. My concentrator is in a closet in that room and has been working for almost 2 years now and it was a reconditioned one, cause you know the manufacturers wife doesn't get the newest equipment:)

I don't worry about mold from the moisture, because ozone will make that impossible, just like you won't grow mold in your sauna.

I wouldn't worry about the location too much except to think of your own personal preferences and uses in your home. It might be inconvenient to have it in the living room if you live with people who don't want to see you streaking out of the sauna afterwards you know?

Sherri-Lee
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Message: 2
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 18:41:32 +0100
From: Juan Diaz argonaut@...
Subject: Re: Concentrator in a closet

Saul wrote :

> We have found that putting the concentrator in a closet works fine."

What is exactly meant by the word "closet"?
Like a closet where you have your clothes...
would it be able to "breathe" there?
Can this closet be in the same room as where the ozone is put out in the air?

Bests regards,
Juan


Dear Juan,

Yes, a clothes closet, in the same room as the ozone sauna is in. Just leave the door open a few inches, and it will be fine. The closet will get quite warm from the heat generated by the compressor, which is ok, because that drops the relative humidity.

Best of health!
Dr. Saul Pressman
www.plasmafire.com

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