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Yes, it’s true. Some light bulbs and lighting products are considered illegal in certain states.
It may seem impossible to keep high-traffic areas free of germs. Areas like waiting rooms, lobbies, or retail stores are typically crowded and hard to disinfect because so many people are around.
This is where one type of ultraviolet lighting product really shines. It's called upper-air (or upper-room) germicidal UV and it's so effective because it works constantly, even while people are in the room.
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?
If you were hesitant about switching to LED, there’s another good reason to complete a lighting retrofit.
Lawmakers extended the tax benefit for businesses who make energy efficient building upgrades when they passed the bill that sent stimulus checks to millions of Americans.
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.