2024 Airside Trade Shows

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UVDI’s Airside Team is sharing our proven UV-C technology across the country this spring and summer. Join us to learn more about how UV-C coil cleaning, air purification and air disinfection technology can support your Healthy Buildings Initiatives. To set up an appointment at an upcoming event and/or in your hometown, please contact us directly…

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New Scholarship Grants for APIC 2024

Riverwalk, Texas

UVDI is proud to partner with and recognize all Infection Preventionists – who work tirelessly every day to help keep us all safe. To help support IP’s attendance of APIC 2024, June 3-5 in San Antonio, Texas, UVDI is pleased to announce three $2,000 Scholarship Grant awards to apply toward Conference Travel and Registration-related expenses.…

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January Research Roundup

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Every other month in The Wave Blog, we’ll be highlighting new studies and position papers that impact UV-C disinfection and successful environmental and surface hygiene. If you see a study that you think your peers would find valuable, please send it in to us to share at [email protected]. Recent studies have highlighted the continued need…

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New Scholarship Grants for AORN Expo 2024

Nashville, TN

Calling all Nurses!  You dedicate each day and your craft to caring for others.  It’s high time to recognize YOU. To help support your attendance of the 2024 AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo, March 9-12 in Nashville, Tennessee, UVDI is proud to award three $2,000 Scholarship Grants to apply towards Travel and Registration expenses.…

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Ozone and Indoor Air Quality

The UV-C lamps used in UVDI’s Indoor Air Quality technology are ozone-free. UVDI’s portable air purifiers do not emit ozone and are accordingly certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). To provide context for this pollutant, here’s a brief primer drawing from CARB’s informative website, about ozone the pollutant, what it is, what it…

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November is C. diff Awareness Month

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Every year, November is C. diff Awareness Month, driving education about this extremely dangerous microorganism and its impact on patients. It is also a time to review your manual disinfectants and UV disinfection products to ensure they are proven effective in inactivating C. difficile spores. Below are some basics about C. difficile spores and what…

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IAQ Fact vs. Fiction

UV-C Lamps

Do UV-C lamps all have the same lamp life? A common myth when it comes to germicidal UV and Indoor Air Quality is that all lamps have the same lamp life, irrespective of use conditions. Low pressure mercury UV lamps are built similar to fluorescent lamps and are subject to filament wear over use. They…

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Celebrating International Infection Prevention Week 2023

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Honoring All Infection Preventionists October 15-21, 2023 is International Infection Prevention Week. This week – and every week – UVDI is proud to recognize, support and thank Infection Preventionists around the world for all you do to keep patients, staff and all of us safe while we are in Healthcare facilities. As a proud APIC…

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The Facts on Efficacy Claims

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Efficacy Claims Decoded Many ultraviolet device manufacturers claim inactivation of microorganisms at various distances, including 3 and 4 feet. For rapid whole room disinfection, inactivating microorganisms at 3 and 4 feet does not indicate the ability to disinfect large areas – such as 140 ft2 room – quickly.   The UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer is proven…

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IAQ Fact vs. Fiction

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Clarifying Myths About UV and IAQ Can Coil Cleaning Design be Applied for Airstream Disinfection?  The COVID-19 pandemic has spawned a broad proliferation of unproven, unvalidated UV systems which are often either undersized or oversized for the application without due consideration of the design factors discussed here. Some of the common misapplications which have been…

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Candida auris Facts

Learn About this Emerging Threat What is it? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)1, Candida auris (C. auris) is an emerging multidrug-resistant yeast (a type of fungus). It can cause severe infections and spreads easily between hospitalized patients and nursing home residents. First identified in 2009 in Asia, C. auris has…

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