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Introduction to Ultraviolet and Visible Radiation Disinfection

September 19th 12:00 PM ET
Topic experts Dr. David Sliney and Richard Vincent will discuss the science, applications, guidelines, potential, and concerns regarding Ultraviolet and Visible Light Disinfection. Many manufacturers are making claims that cannot be substantiated. David and Richard will take you through what we know, what we don’t know and what you should avoid. Specific topics will include upper room germicidal UV application, surface decontamination, and UV tools and guidelines.

IES Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The IES recognized members for technical and service achievements at the 2019 Annual Conference in August.

San Diego smart LED street lights help police, garner ACLU interest

Cameras on the street-light poles generally provide the city with anonymized data, but police have used the raw footage to both convict and clear citizens of crimes.

Visa Lighting’s “Narrowest Aperture Medical Light” Selected for 2019 IES Progress Report

Product designers and engineers developed a new solution for lighting the patient space—without crowding medical equipment. This year, the 2019 IES Progress Report recognizes Visa Lighting’s “Lenga,” a
dual-unit overbed slot luminaire for patient room lighting.

Scientists Discover New Property of Light

Researchers in the U.S. and Spain recently announced they have discovered a new property of light, called self-torque. They found that light can be twisted.