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UV Academy

At Proxima, we are committed to increase the public knowledge about lighting-related topics including Ultraviolet-based disinfection systems. Having adequate knowledge about the challenges with UV systems and the factors to consider while designing a system is a vital part of every light-based disinfection system. Our engineers and scientists are working continuously to ensure that our UV Academy is always up-to-date and are happy to answer any questions. This page is being updated regularly, and you can register your name to be added to our newsletter and be notified about new article additions.

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The Effect of UV Disinfection on public restroom surfaces

Part 1

People spend the majority of their lives indoors where they are constantly exposed to bacteria residing on surfaces. However, the diversity of these surface-associated communities is largely unknown

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The effect of UV light on inactivating the Corona virus

This article tried to give more information about coronavirus and its causes. The rest of this article pointed at the suggestions to inactivate the corona virus with UV light. In this review the applicability of UV disinfection from the perspective of the COVID-19 pandemic were explained


The Effect of UV Disinfection
On Public Restroom Surfaces

Part 2

In the previous part of this article, we acknowledged that, according to the studies,
UV disinfection is an effective method of self-cleaning in eSOS toilets [1]. Toilet
flushing generates airborne particles that contain bacteria and viruses [2].

UV disinfection in public transporation.

UV disinfection

in public transportation

Cost-efficient, personal safety, reduced pollution, fewer accidents, and less traffic congestion are the typical benefits of public transport leading people to use transits.

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Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)

Even though Coronavirus (or more specifically COVID-19) caught every one of us by surprise and probably changed the way of life that we were used to, completely; it is only an example of hundreds (and more)...

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Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation in Educational Facilities

As the 21st century continues to unfold, it has witnessed the widespread growth of the COVID-19 epidemic virus across the world spelling disaster for large groups of people in various types of facilities, ranging from Health care to commercial ones...

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Ultraviolet disinfection gadgets

The rise of the infection cases in recent months (due to COVID19) has led to a significant, yet predictable, increase in the sales of ultraviolet-based disinfection gadgets...

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UV Disinfection in Public Transportation

This text addresses UV disinfection in airplanes. An airplane is a place where microorganisms can potentially be transferred. Due to the widespread outbreak of the coronavirus, the current debate revolves around whether passengers travel by plane or not. Many tried to alleviate fears of flying during the pandemic by UVGI1

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Case study review:

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation in Transportation

Due to disasters such as the Covid-19 virus and another contagious disease, growing concern about the surface and air contamination in the often heavily-populated means of transportation...

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