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Emily Robinson

The Coronavirus and UV Disinfection

The Coronavirus poses a unique challenge to municipalities and health organizations trying to control its growth among populations. When COVID-19 began spreading, it was a novel strain, so theoretically anyone could get or give the infection and nothing was slowing down the infection rate. Like other respiratory viruses, the Coronavirus

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Melody Flores

UV Disinfection on Textured Surfaces in Healthcare Facilities

Ever wondered what role fixture positioning plays in the efficacy of UV disinfection? The “canyon wall effect” describes a phenomenon in which UV light is blocked by “canyon walls” or the textured grooves to a surface, preventing it from reaching the deeper parts of the surface that often contain the

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Melody Flores

The Power of UV Disinfection, an Overview

UV is a form of electromagnetic energy with a wavelength from 10 nm to 400 nm that can be naturally occurring in sunlight or engineered in fixtures. For germicidal applications, it’s important to understand that the wavelengths of UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C light actually modify the genetic material of micro

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