UV Light Disinfection Technology for Schools

Don't Compromise Your School's Reputation. Kick Pathogens to the Curb

Proper pathogen control and lighting in schools is as essential as the teachers you hire to educate kids and the textbooks on their desks. When provided with a well-lit and treated space students, teachers and school staff can thrive in their environments because they are focusing on learning, not pathogens in the space. 

Acuity Brands offers 3 modern, non-intrusive UV solutions for surface and air pathogen inactivation1 of both occupied and unoccupied spaces. UV technology is backed by decades of research and history to support the use of UV as a treatment strategy. Mechanical chemical cleaning leaves room for human error. Let our UV solutions to do the work in your schools so your students, teachers and faculties can thrive. UV light has the ability to inactivate pathogens1 by disrupting DNA and RNA of the pathogen, making sure it cannot replicate or spread. UV solutions can reduce pathogens that are associated with illness-related absences and aid in your cleaning protocols. We offer a portfolio of solutions that can operate continuously and episodically based on your treatment needs. A set of our solutions combine white light and UV light to address room treatment needs as well as lighting and controls requirements. A set of UV only solutions are also available for those looking to just address room treatment. Acuity Brands UV solutions are designed for any project you have in mind whether it is renovation or new construction. Each solution is equipped a set of safety features and controls to prevent accidental UV exposure, and they have been rigorously rested to ensure proper UV dosage in line with regulatory standards. 

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Federal Funding Opportunities with UV Technology in K12 Schools

You can also take advantage of unprecedented funding programs available now with Coronavirus Relief Packages. Learn more about the right solutions that can help you decrease illness-related absences, and increase the reliability of your cleaning and disinfecting protocols.

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*All references to “disinfection” are referring generally to bioburden reduction and are not intended to refer to any specific definition of the term as may be used for other purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Bioburden reduction of is a function of fixture run time and the distance to the UV light source, airflow, room size, shadow areas and/or other factors, and the level of reduction will vary within a specific space. This fixture is not intended for use in the cure, mitigation or prevention of disease and is not certified or approved for use as a medical device by the FDA. It is the obligation of the end-user to consult with appropriately qualified Professional Engineer(s), a Certified Infection Control professional and a Certified Industrial Hygienist, as applicable, to determine whether this fixture meets the applicable requirements for system performance, code compliance, safety (including safety and hazard alerting signs), suitability and effectiveness for use in a particular application design. In no event will Acuity Brands Lighting be responsible for any loss resulting from any use of this fixture in an application design.

1 Refer to product specification sheets at acuitybrands.com/UV-Products for efficacy claims and claim substantiation regarding specific products and pathogens.

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