Joe Knisley breaks down germicidal ultraviolet lamps in this article appearing in ELECTRICAL WHOLESALING.

As electrical wholesalers learn more about this this fairly new product category of disinfectant lighting, they will learn that GUVs require new design and installation techniques and more stringent safety features in many cases.

Distributors should also recognize that right now there’s a bit of a “Wild West” atmosphere with GUVs because some unscrupulous vendors are selling shoddy products (especially directly to consumers) and are making exaggerated claims. This takes away from the lighting developing and selling germicidal lighting products with solid engineering and safety features.

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