Acuity Brands Announces Strategic Agreement with UV Angel

Acuity Brands, Inc., recently announced it has entered into a private label supply agreement with UV Angel to enable Acuity Brands to purchase and resell the UV Angel Clean Air pathogen control system, as well as pursue joint developments of

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New LRC Report Titled “Lighting Answers: UV Disinfection Products”

This publication includes information on products that produce optical radiation at specific ultraviolet (UV) or very short visible wavelengths, designed for use in disinfecting indoor building surfaces and/or air. Three key aspects of UV disinfection are considered throughout the document:

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OSRAM Presents its First UV-C LED to Fight Viruses

Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables particularly small and robust disinfection applications with its LEDs, while also driving the industrialization of these special light sources forward. The Oslon UV 3636 marks the beginning of a comprehensive portfolio in the UV-C LED

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OPINION: UV Can Make Us Safer – If It’s Used in the Right Way by Scientist Karl Linden of the University of Colorado

Ultraviolet light is an important tool in our fight against pathogens, but we must observe strict procedures in its deployment. It has a long history as a disinfectant and the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, is readily rendered harmless by UV light. The

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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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Lighting Research Center Releases Results of Online UV Disinfection Survey

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is currently examining a range of UV disinfection technologies. The goal of this work is to provide information that will help decision makers select UV products that are effective, safe, and

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Public Health Pushes the Needle on UV Partnership Opportunity by Carrie Meadows

 The coronavirus pandemic has perhaps heightened the profile of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, but the demands of the application mean pushing UV LEDs beyond current limitations for more widespread and sustainable solutions. While we do not deny the validity of other

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Stones River Electric Now Offers UV Disinfecting Lighting as a Service in Our Battle Against COVID-19

Stones River Electric is proud to offer two UV-C high power light disinfections systems “As a Service” starting June 15, 2020, to help fight the COVID-19 virus. We offer affordable per square foot pricing for your facility of any size.

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CIE Position Statement on the Use of Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation to Manage the Risk of Covid-19 Transmission

The use of germicidal UV radiation (GUV) is an important environmental intervention which can reduce both contact spread and airborne transmission of infectious agents (like bacteria and viruses). GUV within the UV-C range (200 nm–280 nm), primarily 254 nm, has been used

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UV Lighting Kills Coronavirus, Scientists Confirm

Ultra-Violet light can kill the coronavirus, scientists at China’s National Health Commission have confirmed. They say the virus is sensitive to UV light and have verified that certain exposures will kill it. The NHC’s latest advice says indoor rooms can

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The LEDs They Are a-Changin’ by Dr Giles Humpston

LEDs have been around a surprisingly long time. Science project curiosities appeared in the swinging 60′s, and then a decade later the first mass-produced and affordable devices became commercially available. Monochrome LEDs are now manufactured in wavelengths that span the

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LEDs Show the Sistine Chapel in a Whole New Light

Visitors to the Sistine Chapel can now see the frescos as they’ve never been seen before, thanks to a new LED lighting scheme. The new lights, provided by Osram, bring out the detail of the intricate paintings, while protecting them

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UV LED Breakthroughs Drive Displacement of Traditional Lamps in Science and Industry

Relative to visible LEDs, Ultraviolet LEDs are a quiet market at only $30 million, yet recent breakthroughs in radiant power and intensity have enabled the displacement of mercury-vapor lamps in applications including UV curing and counterfeit detection. UV LEDs are

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UV-LED Advancements Extend the Promise in Curing

UV-LED Advancements Extend the Promise in Curing – The year 2013 witnessed an expansion of LED usage in UV curing applications with higher-power emitters enabling faster cure times across a variety of life science and industrial applications. http://www.ledsmagazine.com

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