Retail

A GERMAN supermarket is trialling UV-C disinfection lighting to kill coronavirus in the air. The Edeka store Hamburg has installed 31 Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires to cover the 1,300 square metre store, one-fourth the size of a football field.  The store is also using one Philips BioShift UV-C chamber to disinfect objects and...
Hospitality/Leisure

TOP DUTCH soccer club PSV is to tackle Covid-19 by installing UV-C disinfection lighting in its changing rooms. The football team will put three so-called ‘upper room disinfection’ units in its  the dressing room and three in the dressing room of the visiting team in the Philips stadium in Eindhoven.  Another five will be installed...
Hospitality/Leisure

A MAJOR theatre has unveiled a permanent installation of UV-C luminaires to help ensure the building is Covid-secure. The Royal Theatre, a Madrid icon which recently reopened its doors to the public, says the lights provide an extra layer of protection for its artists, employees and spectators. It says UV-C is a ‘tried and tested’...
Healthcare

ST PANCRAS International in London has become the first train station in the world to deploy UV-C lighting robots in the fight against coronavirus.  It says the cleaning robots will help eradicate viruses throughout the station’s concourse and facilities and reassure rail passengers that the facility is safe to use.  The ultraviolet robot, from Danish...
Healthcare

INTEREST IN UV-C lighting as a tool to make workplaces Covid-secure has soared, with over 1,000 professionals and executives attending a webinar on the topic this week. The LuxLive Kicker UV-C conference attracted attendees from all over the world and included building managers and owners, consulting engineers, architects, lighting designers, facility managers and manufacturers.  Some...
Healthcare

ULTRAVIOLET C lighting is a proven virus killer and must be rolled out across Europe, the industry’s top body has urged. Specifically, the disinfection technology must be integrated in EU refurbishment plans, dubbed the ‘Renovation Wave’. The association has now launched an UV-C expert group to promote the benefits of UV-C disinfection and stimulate market...
Transport

A LIGHTING company has won its largest ever order – to supply UV-C LEDs to disinfect trays at airport security.  The system is designed to cut the transmission of viruses and other pathogens, reduce the health risks for staff and passengers and provide an extra measure in making airports ‘Covid-secure’. The deal will also be...
Healthcare

THE AGENDA and panel of experts for this month’s highly anticipated conference on UV-C lighting has been unveiled by the organisers. The LuxLive Digital Kicker UV-C Conference, which takes place on Tuesday 22 September, will focus on the role of UV-C lighting in securing the safety and wellbeing of workplaces. UV-C light is one of few proven...
Healthcare

THE LIGHTING Industry Association is warning about a ‘significant number’ of UV-C lighting products on the UK market which it says are ‘potentially dangerous’. The LIA says it has tested a number of devices claiming to kill viruses and has reported the outcomes to the relevant market surveillance authorities where safety concerns have been identified....
Healthcare

WITH OVER 35 years’ experience in UV-C lighting, Signify is backing this month’s major conference on the technology. The world’s biggest lighting company has become headline sponsor of the LuxLive UV-C Kicker Conference on Tuesday 22 September and will provide some of its industry-leading experts as speakers.  The company says it is committed to delivering...