Best air purifier protection COVID virus

Best Air Purifier for COVID-19 | Best Purifier Guide 2021

Air purifiers have become an obvious for those looking to protect themselves from the COVID-19 coronavirus. That’s not surprising. Data shows that air purifiers can filter COVID-19. In fact, the EPA now suggests portable air purifiers be used to improve ventilation to protect against COVID-19:     However, when looking … Read more

How do UV Light Air Purifiers Work and Can They Kill Viruses?

Air purifiers with UV lights have sprung up as a potential solution to disinfect the coronavirus. Also called ‘sterilization lamps’, they are advertising as being able to kill 99.9% of viruses. But are UV light air purifiers actually able to protect against COVID-19 and other viruses? UV Light Air Purifiers … Read more

How to increase the dose your UV light can deliver

How to Increase the Dose Your UV Light Can Deliver

In the other article‘Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19’, we explained how much doses do we need to kill coronavirus. Also, we talked about how UV-C light kills the virus. Also, the UV light we can find in the market is too weak to kill the coronavirus. So, … Read more

What is UV light and how does it kill virus

What is UV Light and How Does it Kill Viruses?

UV light, or ‘ultraviolet light’, is a form of non-visible electromagnetic light. The main source of UV is the sun. There are three types of UV light: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C. They’re differentiated by the wavelength of the light, with UV-A light has the largest wavelength, ranging from 315-400nm. UV-C … Read more

The Dose of UV Light Needed to Kill Viruses is Stronger Than You Think

Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19

UV light has surfaced as a potential solution for destroying the coronavirus and other viruses alike, but are common UV lights strong enough to be effective? How much of a dose do we need? We took a careful look at the data and came up with practical guidelines.     … Read more

Can UV Light Disinfect Face Masks?

While masks are in short supply during the coronavirus pandemic, the shortage is prompting people to ask if UV light disinfects masks. This is a critical question for frontline healthcare workers, as they scramble for ways to safely re-use masks.    Here’s the problem. We know that UV-C light kills … Read more

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