A Look at GUV Lamps by Joe Knisley

Germicidal Ultraviolet lamps (GUVs) can help combat the COVID-19 virus. The UV spectrum is divided into the UV-A, UV-B and UV-C regions, which are 315 nm to 400 nm, 280 nm to 315 nm and 200 nm to 280 nm,

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Germicidal UV Light Disinfection Technology by Jeannine Wang

How ultraviolet light (UV) works as a disinfection technology depends upon the wavelength(s) being employed. The UVC band with a wavelength of 200-280nm has emerged as a highly viable solution for interior architectural settings such as offices, retail settings and

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Strategies in Light Program Gives 3-D and Germicidal UV a Strong Billing

While it is certainly not “final,” the conference program for August’s Strategies in Light in Santa Clara, CA is now live. Strategies in Light will hold two separate sessions on the schedule. One will headline the technology developments behind UV-C

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GE Current’s 365DisInFx™ Technology is Different

365DisInFx™ technology leverages a business’ existing lighting infrastructure to deliver germicidal ultraviolet (UV) light in places where people gather. Current’s patented technology is proven to reduce common pathogens on surfaces, and multiple application tests and end-user pilots are underway. With products

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Coronet Enters GUV Market with Upper-Room Disinfection Solution

Coronet’s GUV series brings proven technology from the medical community to commercial spaces, providing direct high CRI white lighting with indirect 275 nanometer UVC to provide safe, effective Upper-Room Germicidal disinfection. Coronet integrates UV-C lighting at 275 nanometers (nm) into

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Lighting Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer UVC Light Safety Guidance

Due to an increased demand for sanitizing and germicidal capabilities in the face of COVID-19, UL, the American Lighting Association (ALA), and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have released a new position paper, “Ultraviolet-C (UVC) Germicidal Devices: What Consumers

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What to Know about Germicidal Lighting and Coronavirus

Being able to eradicate the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the flip of a switch is about as attractive a concept as they come. UVGI (ultraviolet germicidal irradiation) technology, chiefly UV-C, has a proven record at killing or deactivating a variety of

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Ultraviolet-C (UVC) Germicidal Devices: What Consumers Need to Know

UVC radiation (the most energetic in the UV spectrum; 180nm to 280 nm) is proven to have sanitizing and germicidal effects, and first proof of effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 is emerging. Like many high energy devices, however, there are risks due

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Interest in Germicidal UV Lighting Spreads

There is one area of specialized lighting that could be poised for growth as a direct consequence of the pandemic. It’s called germicidal ultraviolet (GUV), an interior lighting application that produces invisible UV light capable of quickly destroying air- and

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LEDS MAGAZINE WEBCAST: Germicidal UV-C Radiation: Fact and Fiction About Killing Pathogens

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM Central Daylight Time. UV-C lamps and LEDs may prove invaluable in germicidal applications, but the industry must get the applications correct. This webcast will feature an industry expert that can provide the straight

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Global Lighting Association Cautions Over UV-C

The Global Lighting Association has added its voice to the debate on the use of ultraviolet light to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. It says it is becoming increasingly concerned at the proliferation of disinfecting devices based on ultraviolet lighting –

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UVC LED Market Expands with More Home Appliances and Consumer Products Adopting the Technology

The COVID-19 outbreak has spurred people’s awareness in disinfection and roused demands for related products and applications. UVC LEDs with germicidal function thus become popular among consumers and brands of home appliance. LG Electronics launched a new refrigerator with ice

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