IES In the News

If Sunlight Kills Coronavirus, Why Not Try UV Lamps?

CNN
“Ultraviolet disinfecting ‘wands’ or other ultraviolet products for residential use — as they are inadequately proven and unregulated — may pose a safety hazard and are unlikely to provide the protection expected,” the group said in a statement sent to CNN.

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As Q1 Tumbles In Pandemic, Signify Cranks Up Its UV-C Business

LEDs Magazine
Just this week, the Illuminating Engineering Society issued guidance on its safe usage, while also encouraging its development.

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IES Releases Report on Germicidal Ultraviolet and COVID-19

EC&M Magazine
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recently released a report to combat the seemingly conflicting statements and opinions about the disinfection capabilities and safety of germicidal ultraviolet (GUV).

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UV Industry Associations Warn: Do Not Use UV Light on Human Body for Disinfection

LEDinside
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recently issued a report to provide professional information for UV disinfection and its potential to safely reduce the transmission of coronavirus.

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IES Steps Into UV-C and Coronavirus Debate

LUX Review
EXPERTS from the Illuminating Engineering Society have weighed into the animated debate about the coronavirus and ultraviolet lighting.

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Consumer Desire Surges for Germicidal UV Products: What Retailers Need To Know

enLIGHTenment
On the scientific side, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) just released a report this week on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and how it could reduce the spread of COVID-19. The impetus for compiling the report was “the wave of seemingly conflicting statements and opinions about the disinfection capabilities and safety of GUV,” according to the organization.

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IES Releases New Report on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and How it Could Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

Edison Report
The Illuminating Engineering Society releases new report on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and how it could reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Important New IES Report: Germicidal Ultraviolet and COVID-19

LEDs Magazine
The Illuminating Engineering Society releases new report on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and how it could reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Industry Groups Collaborate to Reduce Global Light Pollution

Architectural Record
On Thursday, April 16, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) and Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) announced plans to address the global issue of light pollution—an increasingly urgent phenomena that negatively affects the environment and human condition, especially in dense, urban areas.

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IDA e IES anuncian cinco principios para reducir la contaminación lumínica

Iluminet
Las Juntas Directivas de IDA e IES han adoptado por unanimidad cinco principios para la iluminación responsable al aire libre. Al unir fuerzas, IDA e IES buscan guiar a la industria de la iluminación exterior en los Estados Unidos y más allá para ser más social y ambientalmente responsables.

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