You bought a new UV product or series of products and you're ready to disinfect your building. But how do you know if the products you spent thousands of dollars on really work?
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Scientists have known about the disinfection capabilities of ultraviolet (UV) light for decades. Now, it's considered an important tool in the fight against COVID-19.
A scientist at Columbia University found UV-C is effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in laboratory settings.
A thorough cleaning routine consists of three parts: cleaning, disinfecting, and protecting.
But the science behind how each step works is very different.
Have you stared at cleaning product labels so long your eyes hurt? Sometimes, it's hard to understand what cleaning products actually do and if they are even effective against pathogens like viruses and bacteria.
There are best practices for keep your facility as safe as possible for employees, customers, and tenants during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you're responsible for maintaining a business or commercial building, this can be a very uncertain time. COVID-19 has changed the way all of us operate. Your building may either be closed, reopening, or overrun with people. Regardless, there is one thing that's top of mind: the health of everyone who uses your building.
Cleaning and disinfecting are more important during the coronavirus pandemic than ever before.
But which method should you use: cleaning products or ultraviolet disinfectant lighting like UV-C products?
The short answer: both.
As we create our "new normal," businesses across every industry are trying to find the best way to operate.
Cleaning checklists are changing. Disinfecting is at the top of the priority list. But how do you make sure you're cleaning properly during and after COVID-19?
One solution: Germicidal UV (also called UV-C).
Ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection is getting a lot of attention during the coronavirus pandemic. The main benefit: its ability to kill pathogens like viruses and bacteria.
Some scientists say UV products could help our economy recover and help keep public places clean and safe.
But not all types of UV light are the same.
If you've looked into UV products, you might have noticed two different options: UV-C and far-UVC technology.
Both types of products use wavelengths within the UV spectrum to disinfect air and surfaces, so what's the difference between them? Can they both be used in the fight against COVID-19?