Cleanroom or clean room environments are extremely specialized with requirements for each technology brought into the space. Cleanroom lighting is no exception. But what is a cleanroom? Read on to learn more.
At Stouch Lighting, we often write about lighting for the food and beverage industry because good lighting has such a positive impact on companies in this field. Not only will LED lighting improve your lighting performance, but it will decrease your utility and maintenance costs by thousands! You can find a complete list of articles related to this topic on our blog here.
UVA, UVB, UVC- all of these are forms of ultraviolet light rays that are naturally occurring, but they are not created equal. We'll explain the differences between these three forms of radiation, and then discuss how UVC is harnessed in man-made lighting products to inactivate pathogens (kill germs).
Violet Defense, the only manufacturer of autonomous pulsed Xenon UV disinfection devices and the patent holder to one of Stouch Lighting's manufacturer partners, recently announced the results of independent testing completed to ensure their products' efficacy.
Ushio America Inc., under instruction from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), recalled its Indiglow LED T8 backlit lamps with a 4-ft tube, which are a direct drop-in replacement for 30W and 32W T8 fluorescent tubes.
Everything in the food and beverage manufacturing industry has to be tested and approved for safe use around the products we consume, even the lighting. But understanding the different certifying bodies and certifications light fixtures can achieve is confusing. Below we've defined some of the public health organizations (both federal and private) responsible for regulating lighting as well as their specific certifications for these products.