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COVID-19  White House-adopted UVC lamps for new coronavirus infection control and virus 99% space sterilization equipment

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Ultraviolet lamps adopted by the U.S. White House. This is a UVC space sterilization device that eliminates 99% of viruses and countermeasures against new coronavirus infections.


COVID-19 is an ultraviolet lamp used in the White House of the U.S.A. COVID-19 is an anti-infectious disease, 99% virus sterilization, and UVC space sterilization device.
We introduce the air circulation type high output ultraviolet ray generator and the air handling unit type model that sterilizes bacteria while circulating the air in the room with a built-in fan instead of directly irradiating ultraviolet rays.

COVID-19 allows for intensive airborne infection control as a measure against infectious diseases.
B-ZONE is a UVC sterilization lamp that does not directly irradiate ultraviolet rays, but sterilizes bacteria while circulating the air in the room with a device with a built-in sterilization lamp and fan.
The construction-free model is equipped with a high reflective material inside and has a built-in UV lamp with a wavelength of 253.7nm, which has the strongest sterilization effect among UVC, and a high output of 11,000μW to 6,200μW/cm².

In addition, a high-performance irradiation unit with improved UVC utilization efficiency and safety design are adopted to further increase sterilizing power by diffusely reflecting UV rays inside the chassis.
This is a full-fledged system that sets itself apart from other major Japanese UV space sterilization systems.
B-ZONE sterilizes indoor air efficiently in a short time with its high-performance irradiation unit.

In an experiment using a light source with a wavelength of 253.7nm, a research group from the University of Tokyo, RIKEN, and Nihon University demonstrated that B-ZONE can sterilize corona viruses for the first time in Japan.
The research group from the University of Tokyo, RIKEN, and Nihon University confirmed the inactivation of coronaviruses for the first time in Japan. The B-ZONE uses a light source lamp with a wavelength of 253.7 nm.

The B-ZONE can also be mounted inside an air handling unit.
Steril-Air's UVCs set the standard for HVAC UVCs. Numerous studies have shown that heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are amplifiers, reservoirs, and carriers of mold and bacteria throughout buildings. These biological agents have also been shown to trigger infections, sick building syndrome, allergies and asthma in hospitals.
Steril-Aire's UVC solution has been independently verified to outperform competitive products in the demanding environment of HVAC systems, and the Steril-Aire UVC emitter delivers the industry's highest output of 9 microwatts per linear inch of glass measured from a distance of one meter. Steril-Aire HVAC coil and air solutions offer up to six times the output, up to twice the product life cycle, and less energy consumption of other UVC devices.


Features of Steril-Air's UV-UVC Germicidal Lamps
 (1) Ultraviolet rays (253.7nm) stronger than 222nm short wavelength kill viruses by destroying cell DNA and preventing its regeneration.
 (2) Sueril Air's UV intensity is 5 to 6 times higher than that of other domestic companies over a wide temperature range, making it the world's strongest UVC lamp with high sterilizing power.

☆UV-C evaluation test results by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and USEP U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
 (3) No quartz that generates ozone, which affects the human body, is used.
 4) No chemicals such as hypochlorite water are used, so it does not create resistant bacteria.

Dangerous pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and molds that cause HAI (hospital-acquired infection) are breeding in the air. The air carried by air conditioning components has been proven to spread contamination throughout the facility.

Air conditioning units in healthcare environments are typically reservoirs, amplifiers, and diffusion devices for microorganisms that cause nosocomial infections. These microorganisms contribute not only to airborne infections, but also to the growth of complex microbial materials called "biofilms" that adhere to HVAC surfaces, particularly coils and drain pans.

Peer-reviewed studies have shown that these problematic microbes circulate and are present in the air that patients inhale, increasing HAI risk. Air filtration and regular cleaning are not enough. The solution is to address the root causes of contamination.

It is the best long-term solution with quantitative and predictable results. It is Steril-Air's ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) solution.


High power output and sterilizing ability up to 6 times higher than major domestic UVC lamps (6,200μW/cm²)
Evidence from a domestic third-party organization (airborne bacteria, airborne mold bacteria, airborne viruses)
Suspended bacteria removal: Suspended bacteria were sprayed in a 25m3 aseptic chamber, and the removal process was measured.
Sample "Staphylococcus aureus" was removed 98.9% in about 1 hour.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, we spend approximately 90% of our lives indoors, breathing air that is two to ten times more polluted than outdoors. Today's energy-efficient, airtight homes trap pollutants, and air conditioning systems circulate the same polluted air over and over again.

In addition, air conditioning provides a dark, damp environment ideal for the growth of mold, bacteria, and other harmful contaminants. The air conditioner essentially becomes a reservoir for microorganisms, which are then amplified and spread throughout the house. These microorganisms obstruct airflow and limit heat transfer, thus increasing the operating costs of the equipment.

The best defense is to eliminate these microbes at the source. Installed in new or existing HVAC or forced ventilation systems, Steril-Aire High Strength Germicidal UVC destroys mold and bacteria before they circulate into the home. Even when the heating and cooling system is not running, Steril-Aire UVC continues to work for a clean and healthy home.

With threats like COVID-19 and pre-pandemic statistics of over 14 million days of school absenteeism each year, providing the best IAQ improvements to educational facilities is not optional, it is critical. The link between indoor air quality and the health, productivity, performance, and comfort of students, teachers, and staff is well documented.

Educational facilities are instructed to enhance ventilation, filtration, and use UVGI whenever possible. As the "respiratory system" of the facility, the HVAC system must be clean and in perfect working order. Numerous studies have demonstrated that HVAC systems are amplifiers, reservoirs, and carriers of pathogenic and opportunistic viruses, bacteria, and molds. These pathogens have been linked to respiratory illnesses, asthma, and allergies, which can lead to school absences and affect overall student learning.

IAQ improvements installed in educational facilities with new or existing HVAC systems can benefit from Steril-Air's multi-patent solutions that support a safe learning environment by keeping coils and drain pans clean while sterilizing the air and eliminating sources of infection, allergens, toxins, and irritants. Biofilm is also an important issue for education budgets. Biofilm buildup strains HVAC systems, increases energy and water consumption, and leads to HVAC system failure, causing budget overruns, school closures, and delays.

In retail, shoppers make decisions on their feet. They show up where they are comfortable and feel safe to shop. In this environment, indoor air quality and protection from prolonged pandemics are more important than ever. And because retailers are typically thin-margin businesses, every opportunity to improve selling power while reducing overhead costs is becoming increasingly important.

Indoor air quality is often addressed with the three "D's" (Disbursement, Dilution, Destruction). Dispersion is to improve air flow so that unwanted elements are not concentrated in one location. By bringing in more outside air, indoor air is diluted. It can be diluted by filtration, but often the harmful things we are concerned about are too small to be filtered out, even by HEPA. This is where "destruction" comes in.

The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has officially recognized UVC as a technology that destroys airborne mold, bacteria and viruses.

Controlled Substance

  • PM2.5

Applicable Regions / Countries

  • Japan
  • Southeast Asia
  • Central/South Asia
  • China/ East Asia
  • Middle East
  • Africa
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • Central/South America
  • ASEAN countries

    Indonesia,Cambodia,Singapore,Thailand,Philippines,Brunei Darussalam,Viet Nam,Malaysia,Myanmar,Lao PDR


US Army related facilities/ Royal Navy/ Spanish Navy/ Colombian Navy/ Washington DC White House, etc.
U.S. Government Buildings/UN Headquarters (NY) FBI Headquarters/LA/Hawaii International Airport/Boston Museum of Fine Arts
YMCA/Samsung, hospitals, schools, businesses, libraries, city hall, museums, hotels, airport subways, and many other public and
Airports, subways, and many other public and private facilities
In Japan, Yoshiike Corporation, Asagami Corporation, Kappa Create Corporation, Manabis Cosmetics, Bank of Japan Currency Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Ota Market, Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library, Yokosuka Air Base, Yokota Air Base, Yokohama Sugoha Academy, Nihon University, Otsuma Tama Junior & Senior High School, Kyushu University, Kinki University, Nihon University, Tama University Installed at Kansai International Airport, hospitals, nursing care facilities, major food factories, etc.

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Related SDGs Goals

  • 3. Good Health and Well-being
  • 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
  • 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities

COVID-19  White House-adopted UVC lamps for new coronavirus infection control and virus 99% space sterilization equipment

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