What is ultraviolet (UV) light?

Ultraviolet (UV) light is a form of light invisible to the human eye. It occupies the part of the electromagnetic spectrum between X-rays and visible light. The sun emits ultraviolet light; however, most of it is absorbed by the earth's ozone layer.

The leader in commercial UV air and surface purifiers

Sanuvox Technologies Inc. is a world leader in ultraviolet air purification, offering the most advanced and cost effective air purification and coil cleaning systems. Sanuvox's patented systems are designed to maximize exposure time, delivering the ultraviolet energy needed for exceptionally high purification rates.

Sanuvox air purification systems, integrated and freestanding, are used worldwide in residential, commercial, medical and cannabis production facilities. They are the most efficient UV air purification systems on the market.

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The benefits of the UV air purification system

UV lamps in purifiers reproduce the same types of wavelengths as the sun's rays. The UVC wavelength is known to damage and degrade the nucleic acid (DNA/RNA) at the heart of biological organisms. A sufficient UV dose can then help to reduce the bioburden of surfaces and air.

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UV technology tested and approved

Our patented, high-end, affordable air purification systems maximize contact time with our lamps to purify air and surfaces using UV technology. They have been studied and tested by agencies, laboratories and universities, and have obtained excellent results.

World leader

Sanuvox Technologies is the North American leader in air and surface purification in offices and commercial environments. Our air purification systems and coil cleaners are designed for maximum efficiency.

We offer over 20 different products to address over a hundred common challenges our customers face in improving air quality and reducing energy costs.

The sun and UV rays

The sun produces specific UV (Ultraviolet) radiation that damages the nucleic acids (DNA/RNA) of biocontaminants in the atmosphere, inactivating them. Just like UV from the sun, Sanuvox UV air purification systems produce the same wavelengths, bringing the same natural purification process into our homes and buildings.

UVC and UVV rays

UV lamps in purifiers reproduce the same types of wavelengths as the Sun’s rays. The UVC wavelength is known to damage and degrade nucleic acid (DNA/RNA) at the core of biological organisms. A sufficient UV dose can then help reduce the bioburden of surfaces, and of the air.

Multiple studies have shown virus (such as SARS-CoV-2) susceptibility to UVC:

  • SARS-CoV-2 UV Dose-Response Behavior
  • UVC Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2
  • Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2 with UVGI
  • Susceptibility of SARS-CoV-2 to UV Irradiation
  • UV Disinfection SARS-CoV-2 in CT Machine

In addition, the Government of Canada site offers you more data on the effectiveness of ultraviolet rays.

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Our patented high intensity ‘J’ lamps have all the benefits of two straight lamps, but at the cost of one. Unlike other conventional UV lamps on the market, those from Sanuvox use a patented process that delivers a maximum dose of UV to the moving air stream.

An enlightened design

The Sanuvox process ensures that any air molecule passing in front of our lamps receives the maximum dose of UV due to the thoughtful design of our products. Since our lamps are installed parallel to the flow of air, the contact time between the air molecules and the UV rays is prolonged, thus allowing maximum purification.

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