The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) told the world about a pilot program with PURO Lighting to test our UV light disinfection products, powered by Violet DefenseTM technology, on New York City’s buses, trains, stations, and occupational facilities. And best yet, Columbia University demonstrated that UVC efficiency kills the virus that causes COVID-19 using Puro UV lighting products.
Citra offers Puro’s broad-spectrum UV fixtures to provide a cost-effective solution to help prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses. The CDC estimates 48 million Americans get sick, 125,000 are hospitalized and over 3,000 people die of foodborne illnesses each year. Helo fixtures are proven by an FDA certified lab to kill E. coli and salmonella without the use of chemicals. Disinfect the surfaces, air and equipment in your prep area to eliminate environmental pathogens, leaving a lasting impression on the cleanliness of your service.
When it comes to UV disinfection technology, Citra is a superior choice. Citra, together with Puro™, offers the grocery industry UV lighting solutions. These UV fixtures are an effective and innovative disinfecting solution, protected by patents from Violet Defense™, making them the preferred choice for many building owners, managers and professionals across the nation. This patented design allows significant UV energy transmission, without the fogging, cracking or discoloration that occurs over time.
Puro’s product lines, Helo and Sentry Mobile, powered by Violet DefenseTM technology, represent a significant advance in the defense of germicides. Citra uses Puro’s solutions for broad-spectrum light like germicidal UV-C, UV-B and antibacterial UV-A.
UV-C is most generally referred to as germicidal UV, capable of killing bacteria, viruses, mold and fungus. Many professionals in the assisted living industry choose UV-C disinfection technology to kill bacteria on commonly touched surfaces. With UV lighting technology in the senior living community, you can ensure employees, seniors, and visitors that they are in a safe setting. With Puro’s disinfection lighting products:
- It kills 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses
- Fixtures can be mounted strategically on walls or be mobile to be moved from room to room
- Safest solution on the market with automatic sensor shut off
- Xenon lamps require less energy, which saves money, and no maintenance
Today, with viruses threatening our society, it is crucial for the assisted living industry to be alert and proactive in order to play their part in keeping their community safe. There are hundreds to thousands of people that can come and go within a facility which can become a common breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. It’s important to improve the standard of cleanliness all while using solutions that do not add as a health hazard. Citra is thrilled to be in the business of protecting you and your loved ones through quality UV lighting by PuroTM.