Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a disinfection method that uses short-wavelength ultraviolet (UV-C) light to kill or inactivate microorganisms by destroying nucleic acids and disrupting their DNA, leaving them unable to perform vital cellular functions. UVGI generally refers to a UV wavelength of 253.7 nm (UV-C). Exposure to UV light at this wavelength is a practical and cost-effective method of inactivating airborne viruses, mycoplasma, bacteria, and fungi on clean surfaces. The application of UVGI to disinfection has been used primarily in medical sanitation and sterile work facilities. UVGI has been used as a supplement to mechanical ventilation to inactivate airborne infectious agents to protect the health of building occupants. Upper-room UVGI installations are frequently used to provide ACH equivalent or effective (e-ACH) to that recommended by the CDC for AIIRs. The most widely used application of UVGI is in the form of passive upper-room fixtures containing UVGI lamps that provide a horizontal layer of UV energy field above the occupied zone. These fixtures are designed to inactivate bacteria that enter the upper irradiated zone, and their efficacy is highly reliant on, among other factors, the airflow field conditions in the room. Critical factors that affect the efficacy of UVGI include temperature, RH, and lamp output.
The global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market report provides market size (Revenue US$ Million 2014 to 2021), market share, market trends and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2017 to 2021).
The global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market segmentation is based on disinfection type (air disinfection, in-duct air disinfection, recirculation units, upper room systems, surface disinfection, area, room disinfection, equipment and packaging disinfection, lower room disinfection, etc.).
The global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market report also provides the detailed market landscape, market drivers, restraints, opportunities), market attractiveness analysis and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and services offered, and recent developments. The global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market research report is divided by geography (regional and country based) into North America (U.S., Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), and Rest of the World.
Major players operating in the global ultraviolet germicidal irradiation market and included in this report are American Ultraviolet, Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation, General Electric, Halma plc (Aquionics), Philips, and UltraViolet Devices, Inc.