Ultraviolet

MRA Reports Extreme Hot Summer Weather Causing Homeowners To Seek Better Performing Solutions To Keep Cool

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 5:55pm

With a hotter-than-ever summer predicted in many parts of the U.S. and Canada, understanding how a roof performs to keep homeowners cool while maximizing energy savings is essential.

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  • With a hotter-than-ever summer predicted in many parts of the U.S. and Canada, understanding how a roof performs to keep homeowners cool while maximizing energy savings is essential.
  • UV rays (non-visible, cannot be felt, yet can cause wear and tear on building materials) and visible rays account for the rest.
  • "A quality cool metal roof can reflect and re-emit heat caused by mostly non-visible rays while also looking great and performing beautifully."
  • For metal roofs, check to see if they are members of industry-leading organizations that stand for quality, including the MRA.

As Schools Prepare to Reopen, Experts Recommend Investing in Cleaning and Health Measures - and Violet Defense Has the Products to Support Them

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:21pm

Violet Defense CEO Terrance Berland said UV disinfection can help schools and families return to some sense of normalcy this fall.

Key Points: 
  • Violet Defense CEO Terrance Berland said UV disinfection can help schools and families return to some sense of normalcy this fall.
  • Schools are now preparing for safe re-opening, with federal funding supporting measures including cleaning and safety.
  • Another $122.7 billion was approved in March, bringing the total available funds to help defray infrastructure costs to $190.5 billion.
  • Violet Defense UV disinfection products provide regular disinfection while allowing schools to rely less on chemical disinfection protocols.

Aerapy® a Winner in ACHR News 2021 Dealer Design Awards

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:42pm

SAINT CHARLES,Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Aerapy, a leading manufacturer of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI or UV) products, was recognized for excellence in product design in the 18th annual Dealer Design Awards, sponsored by The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (ACHR) News magazine, the leading trade magazine for the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) industries.

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  • SAINT CHARLES,Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Aerapy, a leading manufacturer of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI or UV) products, was recognized for excellence in product design in the 18th annual Dealer Design Awards, sponsored by The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (ACHR) News magazine, the leading trade magazine for the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) industries.
  • "Our company started in 2008 with a passion to improve indoor air quality through researched, tested, and study-backed UV products," said Annette Uda, founder and president of Aerapy.
  • "We are beyond proud to have our commitment to creating innovative and effective UV products like the Zone360X recognized by HVACR industry leaders."
  • Winners in the Dealer Design Awards are featured in the July 26, 2021, issue of The ACHR News which is distributed nationally to over 27,000 HVACR contractors, wholesalers and distributors, and other industry professionals.

Global Disinfection Robots Market (2021 to 2026) - Evolution of Automated Guided Vehicles & Mobile Robots Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:27pm

The global disinfection robots market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 30.69% during the period 2020-2026.

Key Points: 
  • The global disinfection robots market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 30.69% during the period 2020-2026.
  • Europe dominated the disinfection robots market share in 2020, followed by North America, APAC, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa.
  • The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the disinfection robots market during the forecast period:
    The study considers the global disinfection robots market's present scenario and its market dynamics for the period 2021-2026.
  • UV disinfection has several advantages compared to other cleaning methods and is gaining high traction in the global disinfection robots market.

Accell’s New Power UV Sanitizer is the Ultimate Sanitizing Solution

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 10:54pm

Accell is pleased to provide consumers with a complete solution that is not only effective in killing bacteria, but is also a convenient wireless charging solution.

Key Points: 
  • Accell is pleased to provide consumers with a complete solution that is not only effective in killing bacteria, but is also a convenient wireless charging solution.
  • Accells sanitizing solution effectively kills 99% of common germs and bacteria in 360 degrees in just five minutes, ensuring devices are clean and clear from potentially harmful viruses.
  • This ideal sanitizing solution also supports wireless charging for any iPhone/Android Qi-enabled device at up to 15W.
  • For more information about the Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging, please visit https://www.accellww.com/products/uv-sanitizer-with-wireless-charging .

Fast, flexible and built for your needs — Verizon Fios upgrades home internet + TV

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

Verizon created unmatched value by breaking the TV and home internet bundle, giving customers fast, reliable internet and content the way they want it with Mix & Match on Fios.

Key Points: 
  • Verizon created unmatched value by breaking the TV and home internet bundle, giving customers fast, reliable internet and content the way they want it with Mix & Match on Fios.
  • The Fios TV Home App will be available on Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD and Amazon Fire TV beginning July 22, 2021, creating new ways to watch live television with Verizon Fios.
  • With the voice-powered Fios TV One, now included in new Fios TV packages4, customers get the first Fios TV box included at no additional charge, and can now watch live television on compatible devices throughout their home.
  • With Fios TV One enabling more flexibility, Fios TV users can more easily place TVs in the kitchen, on the back patio or other areas of the house.

New Zealand Aviation Security Service to introduce UV light tray disinfection with Smiths Detection

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 10:00pm

Smiths Detection today announced with New Zealand Aviation Security Service (AvSec) that it has completed deployment of 18 units of its new Ultraviolet (UV) light tray disinfection kit to help enhance public health and safety at airports across the country.

Key Points: 
  • Smiths Detection today announced with New Zealand Aviation Security Service (AvSec) that it has completed deployment of 18 units of its new Ultraviolet (UV) light tray disinfection kit to help enhance public health and safety at airports across the country.
  • Smiths Detections UV disinfection kits help ensure that surface contamination and the spread of viruses are minimised during security screenings, providing a peace of mind to passengers and airport staff.
  • AvSec came to Smiths Detection with the challenge of fighting against COVID-19 transmission risks in aviation.
  • Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for aviation, ports and borders, defence and urban security.

Xylem Innovation Cuts Treatment Clarification Costs, Delivers 80% Reduction Of Solids With Reduced Maintenance

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), has today unveiled a breakthrough solution to support the efficient removal of solids in water treatment applications.

Key Points: 
  • Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), has today unveiled a breakthrough solution to support the efficient removal of solids in water treatment applications.
  • When exposed to sun, steel reflects ultra-violet (UV) rays and promotes algae growth in the clarifier, reducing the clarification performance and requiring regular, manual cleaning.
  • The Leopold Texler system uses hydrophobic geotextile, a woven HDPE which naturally repels water and reduces the need for cleaning.
  • Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with innovation.

Seoul Viosys’ Violeds Technology Proves 99% Disinfection of COVID-19 Delta Variant in a Second to Support Airborne Viruses Prevention

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:12pm

In the air disinfection experiment using Violeds technology conducted in Seoul Viosys laboratory (60), the virus was reduced by 90% in 10 minutes.

Key Points: 
  • In the air disinfection experiment using Violeds technology conducted in Seoul Viosys laboratory (60), the virus was reduced by 90% in 10 minutes.
  • In a disinfection experiment conducted by a research team at Korea University last year, Seoul Viosys confirmed that Violeds disinfects 99.9% of the COVID-19 virus in 30 seconds.
  • In addition, in the air disinfection experiment of Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL), the research result showed that Violeds disinfects a space of 60 by 99% in 30 minutes.
  • Seoul Viosys has an extensive UV LED portfolio with all wavelengths range (200nm to 1600nm) including ultraviolet rays (UV), visible rays and infrared rays.

Upper-Room UV-C Fixtures from UV Resources Meet Zero Ozone Standard

Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

With this independent, third party verification, UV Resources has demonstrated that its GLO family of Upper-Room UV fixtures meet ozone emission concentration limits of less than 0.005 ppm (5 ppb).

Key Points: 
  • With this independent, third party verification, UV Resources has demonstrated that its GLO family of Upper-Room UV fixtures meet ozone emission concentration limits of less than 0.005 ppm (5 ppb).
  • The UL2998 ozone emission standard is 10 times less than current levels permitted under UL867, which allows ozone production concentrations of 0.05 ppm (50 ppb).
  • "We're happy the test results confirmed what's been known for decadesUVC lamps do not produce or create ozone," said Daniel Jones, president of UV Resources.
  • Independent testing has verified that the UV Resources GLO family of Upper Room UV fixtures meet UL2998 ozone concentration limits of less than 0.005 ppm.