How UV-C energy works in HVAC applications: Part 2

How UV-C energy works in HVAC applications: Part 2

By: Forrest Fencl
Publication: Consulting Specifying Engineer

Date: November 19, 2013

"Modern UV-C lamps are very similar to fluorescent lamps typically found in ceiling fixtures. Both types of lamps are manufactured on fluorescent lamp machines in similar form factors (lengths and diameters), and they operate using identical electrochemical processes: an electric discharge through argon gas strikes mercury vapor to generate a photon with a wavelength of 253.7 nm (typically called UV-C), which is invisible." Read more here: How UV-C energy works in HVAC applications: Part 2