Ultra-Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI)
Air Application of UV Sterilisation
Air quality is a problem in the day to day life of the average person:
- Indoor air is 80-100 times more polluted than outdoor air 
- People spend 90% of their time indoors  with indoor air generally filled with contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, moulds and mildew.
- 80% of air-conditioned air is also re-circulated  and is often not serviced and cleaned during circulation, often adding to air contamination.
Infection is spread in many ways, but the two predominant transfers of infection are via contact and inhalation. Up until now, the conventional defence against infection has been surface cleaning and handwashing. Currently, however, nothing is done to sterilise the air and reduce the risks from the inhalation of micro-organisms.
Ultraviolet light (UV) is electromagnetic radiation in a wave length range that is invisible to the eye. It is broken down into three spectrums by wavelength namely UV-A, UV-B, UV-C. All of Technilamp's fittings are designed around the 254nm UV-C spectrum, using Philips lamp technology.
Technilamp manufactures the following range of Air UV Sterilisation products:
Upper air sterilisation protects against airborne diseases. Technilamp's R20-R22 range of Ultra-Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) range of fittings are designed to protect Health Care Workers, Patients, Doctors and Teachers in the spread of TB and other airbourne viruses such as Measles, Influenza, SARS and Bird Flu when dealing with members of the public. Click here to see the range and here to see the lamps.
The new Technilamp AERIS delivers sterile air on a 24/7 basis for 24/7 protection. It is particularly effective to assist persons who are susceptible to airborne infections. Ideal for:
- Post operative recovery
- Bed rooms
- Doctors rooms
In todays world, indoor air is 80-100 times more polluted than outdoor air. People spend 90% of their time indoors with indoor air generally filled with contaminants such as bacteris, viruses, moulds and mildew. 80% of air-conditioned air is also re-circulated. Infection is spread in many ways, but the 2 predominant transfers of infection are via contact and inhalation. up until now, the conventional defence against infection has been surface cleaning and hand washing. Currently, however, nothing is done to sterilise the air and reduce the risks from the inhalation of airborne micro-organisms.
Paramedics are at the forefront of medical care when treating patients in need of emergency medical care.
The paramedic profession is also particulary at risk whilst treating patients during emergencies with undiagnosed disease such as Tuberculosis.
The sytem can be updated and used in all public transport systems including taxis, buses and trains.
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