Normal way of living has changed due to Corona virus and we have to take action to protect ourselves. Focus is on the air we breathe indoors.
Faced with a completely new challenge
in order to provide the safest possible environment for everyone in the school during Covid-pandemic, we have implemented Philips UV-C luminaires for air disinfection which will, with help of natural air flow, minimize the possibility of spreading the virus.”
- Aleksandar Andrejić, Principle of First Belgrade Gymnasium
Since the beginning of global Covid19 pandemic, one of the biggest concerns was the safety and health of children. The present health crisis affects activities in high-frequent rooms, like schools. Special concern is regarding the air that we breathe indoors. That is the main reason why the managing board of First Belgrade Gymnasium decided to have Philips UV-C Upper Air luminaires installed in order to provide air disinfection, being the first school in this area to do so.
The solution: Philips Upper Air UV-C
Philips UV-C disinfection upper air luminaires inactivate up to 83.6% of SARS-CoV-2 virus in air after 2 minutes. After 10 minutes of exposure in the chamber there was a 99.99% reduction of collectable active pathogen in the air. The live SARS-CoV-2 virus was not detectable at the 20-minute timepoint. UV-C light has been shown to effectively inactivate the pathogens tested.