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Finally, there is a reliable LED PAR38 that can achieve long throws of light from high ceilings. The dimmable 30W Uphoria™ LED PAR38 lamp offers 1,880 lumens of light in a 20 degree narrow...
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2nd Annual Healthcare/UV Workshop Affirms Need fof Efficacy Standards

IUVA Healthcare/UV Working Group Troy Cowan director, Vision Based Consulting Congratulations to the Healthcare/UV Workshop Team and the co-sponsors in the National Institutes for Standards and Technology (NIST) for the tremendously successful workshop “Ultraviolet Disinfection Technologies...

A Look at the IUVA 2020 Americas Conference

UV Solutions The focus of the 2020 IUVA Americas Conference is to present recent advancements in technology and research addressing the environmental, health and treatment process challenges of today, as well as to discuss the...
Water Well

Achieving Successful Treatment of VOCs Using UV AOP

Adam Festger Business Development Manager, Trojan Technologies Ted Mao Chief Technology Officer, Trojan Technologies Alan Royce Senior Scientist, Trojan Technologies Amy Ho Administrator, City of Monterey Park Kevin Alexander Vice President, West Regional Manager, Hazen and Sawyer David Hokanson Principal, Trussell Technologies, Inc.   The city of...
Water Pipe

Advanced Oxidation Radiation: Unlocking the Hidden Power of Low-Pressure Mercury Lamps

Laith Furatian, Ph.D. City of Kamloops, British Columbia Generating the hydroxyl radical (OH) for the purposes of water treatment, referred to as advanced oxidation, has been studied for several decades.1 When organic contaminants are refractory to...

AOP for Surface Disinfection of Fresh Produce: From Concept to Commercial Reality

Mahdiyeh Hasani Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Keith Warriner Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada The first foodborne illness case linked to fresh produce likely occurred way before the...
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IUVA Announces 2020 Americas Event – Call for Abstracts Now Open IUVA is excited to co-locate the 2020 IUVA Americas Conference with the RadTech UV+EB Technology Expo and Conference, March 9-11, 2020, at the Disney...
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IUVA Creates Task Force IUVA announced the creation of a task force for the development of a draft protocol for the measurement of the UV-C efficiency of medium-pressure UV lamps. This task force was created...
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IUVA Announces New President, President-Elect and Executive Operating Committee Members The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) is pleased to welcome Ron Hofmann, professor at the University of Toronto, as its new president, serving a two-year term....
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UV Solutions HAIs Workshop Advances UV Disinfection Technologies In January 2020, the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), in partnership with the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA), presented a two-day workshop, “Ultraviolet Disinfection Technologies & Healthcare...
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Meet the IUVA YP Committee The IUVA Young Professionals (YP) Committee works to increase interest and involvement in the IUVA and UV industry among YPs (students and professionals younger than 35 or with less than...
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Celebrating 20 Years of Advances in UV Technology – and Looking Ahead

Professor James P. Malley editor-in-chief, UV Solutions It seems like a short time ago that Jim Bolton and the late Rip G. Rice asked me to lead an effort to organize the International Ultra Violet Association...
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Christian Schraft Joins Light Sources as Chief CEO

Light Sources Inc. announced Christian Schraft as the Company’s new chief executive officer. Schraft will assume Christian Sauska’s role in the Light Sources/LightTech organization to further growth and technological innovation. Sauska stated “We are fortunate to...
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Critical Roles for Germicidal LEDs in Healthcare Delivery Facilities

Peter Gordon VP of business development, Bolb Corporation Infectious diseases are caused by various pathogens: vegetated bacteria, bacterial spores, virions and fungus. Once transferred upon or introduced into a susceptible patient’s body, these pathogens – some...
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Essentials of Germicidal Irradiation for Reduction of Microorganisms

Jeffrey E. Stines director of marketing, American Ultraviolet, jstines@aUV-Co.com The first documented application of UV for the purpose of disinfection was a 1910 prototype drinking water plant in Marseille, France1. Since that time, effective use of...

Evaluating the Efficacy of a ‘No-Touch’ UV-C Radiation Device as a High-Touch Disinfectant

Steve Reinecke clinical advisor and VP of international sales, Proximity Systems, Inc. Nosocomial pathogens, commonly referred to as healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), cause life-threatening complications for patients and costly consequences for healthcare facilities. One in 31 patients...
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