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How a BEAM Central Vacuum Works

BEAM Central Vacuum Systems use specifically designed tubing installed in the walls of your home to carry 100% of the contacted dirt, dust and allergens away from your living area to the central power unit commonly located in the garage, utility room or basement.

To activate the system, simply insert the lightweight hose into a central vacuum wall inlet valve. Most homes will typically have one central vacuum inlet valve per floor averaging three per house.
The flexible lightweight hose and inlet system allow you to easily move from room to room without having to push a heavy upright vacuum or pull canister vacuum behind commonly bumping into walls or valuable furniture.

BEAM Central Vacuum Systems are much quieter than most portable vacuums as the power unit of a central vacuum is located outside of the living, where the motor of a portable vacuum is in the same room you clean.


BEAM Self-Cleaning Filtration sustains a high level of performance. With a BEAM Central Vacuum System there are no filters and no screens to clean or replace. BEAM power units utilize an exclusive permanent self-cleaning filtration material from the makers of GORE-TEX fabric.

By using cyclonic forces to separate larger dirt particles and allergens from vacuumed air the permanent filter removes tiny particles at a stunning 98% efficiency at 0.3 microns.

Dust particles do not stick to the BEAM self-cleaning filter surface like conventional filter media. And most importantly, power is not lost as the bucket fills up, allowing the BEAM central vacuum system to sustain a high level of performance time after time. The BEAM self-cleaning filter cleans itself every time the system is turned off.


How quiet is a BEAM Central Vacuum System? Listen to this… A BEAM Central Vacuum System is quieter than most household noises that you are used to hearing every day. What does this mean for you? It means that you can easily vacuum your home while other activities are taking place in the room without disturbing anyone. You won’t miss that important call when the phone rings. You can even talk on the phone while you are vacuuming! 


In 1957, BEAM Manufacturing Company was sold, and BEAM Industries emerged with R.L. Sampson at the helm. The company focused solely on central vacuum systems. And over the next 60 years has emerged to become the undisputed technology and market leader in the central vacuum industry. The acquisition of BEAM in 2018 cemented Nuera Air as the global power in central vacuums.

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