INDIANAPOLIS (Inside INdiana Enterprise) — Indianapolis-based Lumin-Air says its air purification know-how, utilizing ultraviolet gentle, has acquired approval for use on Indiana faculty buses. The Indiana State Faculty Bus Committee, which is a part of the Indiana Division of Training, this week accredited the usage of UV gentle techniques.
Lumin-Air says it might probably retrofit air filtration techniques on buses with ultraviolet know-how to eradicate not solely SARS-CoV-2, however influenza and different respiratory viruses as nicely.
The corporate says it acquired clearance after having a profitable pilot program.
“This approval could be very thrilling for Indiana faculty districts and places Indiana on par with different states who’ve already accredited these applied sciences to assist present clear air of their faculty buses,” mentioned Andrew Desmarais, chief working officer of Lumin-Air.
The corporate says it has put in its know-how in class districts in California, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Maryland.
Lumin-Air says it additionally working with main faculty bus producers to put in the tools on new fashions.
The IDOE says there are roughly 16,500 faculty and special-purpose buses which are inspected to be used in class transportation in Indiana.
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