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IUVA Fact Sheet on COVID-19

The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) believes that UV disinfection technologies can play a role in a multiple barrier approach to reducing the transmission of the virus causing COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, based on current disinfection data and empirical evidence. UV is a known disinfectant for air, water and surfaces that can help to mitigate the risk of acquiring an infection in contact with the COVID-19 virus when applied correctly. “The IUVA has assembled leading experts from around… Read More

Covid-19 Drives Huge UV Disinfection Demand in the HVAC and IAQ Industries

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on humanity, but it has also illustrated the adage “chaos breeds innovation.” Hospitals overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients amidst a personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage developed their own innovations to disinfect and reuse employee N95 masks and other medical protection. “Doctors and healthcare managers are ordering UV (ultraviolet) lamp systems to convert hospital refrigerators, cabinets and other containers into make-shift disinfection chambers for the renewed interest in reusing PPE due… Read More

UV Air Purifier Manufacturers’ Survey

I emailed a survey to eight major UV air purifier manufacturers on April 8, 2020 asking these questions: Are you providing guidelines for contractors to use when promoting your UV products specifically concerning COVID-19? How are your inventories and/or lead times? I received these responses: Read More
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