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WEBINAR: DUELING UV PULSES: The Most Efficient Way of zapping the COVID Virus?
July 30, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm HSTFREE
What if you could advertise, “This room is cleansed daily of 99.99% of Covid virus”?
“Pulsed Light” refers to ultraviolet (UV) light delivered in powerful AND ENERGY EFFICIENT bursts every few seconds to disintegrate Covid virus. Traditional UV light fixtures emit a continuous lower-level light output.
Featuring Mark Stibich, CEO of Xenex Lighting and Brian Stern, CEO of PURO Corporation—the only American manufacturers of UV pulsed light fixtures.
The prime economic advantage of intense, is the ability to quickly disinfect high touch surfaces in a short period of time, as compared to continuous UV light fixtures. As a result of this efficiency, a facility can disinfect many more areas in a shorter period of time.
This event is made possible by sponsors Hawaii State Energy Office, Hawaii Energy Program and Waikiki Business Improvement District Association.
First Speaker’s Bio:
Mark Stibich, PhD, MHS, FIDSA, is an infectious disease epidemiologist and inventor. He founded Xenex Germ Zapping Solutions, which creates devices and services to lessen the suffering and deaths caused by infectious diseases. Xenex’s products and services have been used in over 600 facilities worldwide. Dr. Stibich holds over 110 granted patents and a PhD from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He is a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of American and has received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Global Fund Against TB, Malaria and HIV, the Ford Foundation, the Elton John Foundation, the European Union and others.
Second speaker’s bio:
An entrepreneur focusing on technology and new enterprise development in the lighting industry, Brian Stern is the CEO and Co-Founder of PURO UV Disinfection Lighting, LED Supply Co., LLC.
After receiving his BS in Business Administration from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business in 2007, Brian founded, along with partner Webb Lawrence, LED Supply Co., LLC, a wholesale distributor of LED lighting products with a focus on sustainability and energy efficiency. In early 2019, Brian added new technology to his growing lighting company portfolio by co-founding PURO UV Disinfection Lighting, with the initial mission of protecting people’s health and promoting wellness with next-generation UV light technologies, powered by partner-organization Violet Defense and their patented technology. Today, Brian is the CEO of an extraordinarily fast-growing enterprise at the very center of helping to keep people safe and infection-free during the COVID-19 pandemic.