, Derry, New Hampshire


February 7, 2013

Derry man helps design germ-free ambulance


He credits his love of science to his teachers at Pinkerton Academy. The 1977 graduate said his favorite classes were science with Brewster Bartlett and forestry with Bill Wood.

“The lessons they taught I remember to this day,” he said. “And who couldn’t love science? I grew up in the same town and went to the same school as America’s first man in space.”

Brassard said it’s only a matter of time before every ambulance has a built-in hydroxyl purifier.

There are other applications — schools, hospitals, restaurants, fitness clubs, offices and homes could benefit from the germ deterrent.

“Within five years, we’ll be seeing hydroxyl purifiers anywhere there’s mold, odors, germs or harmful chemicals,” he said. “The world will be a cleaner, safer place as a result.”

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