NovaUVC™ for HVAC

Common air handlers require high UV doses to inactivate microorganisms on-the-fly as they pass through the irradiated zone due to limited exposure time.

NovaSpectra Inc. has developed a proprietary system and method for Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) to address the current shortcomings of conventional systems.


While every installation is different, the location of the Ultraviolet C (UV-C) bulbs/ LEDs, Ultraviolet C (UV-C) bulbs/LEDs choice, placement of sensors, analysis of air flow, use or no use of reflective materials, integration with building automation systems, thermal management are all analysed using NovaSpectra's proprietary system and methods. NovaUVC™ takes all these components and optimizes the collaboration of all the components to create a system that meets and verifies dosage while using the least amount of energy necessary. Measuring Ultraviolet C (UV-C) intensity and air flow we are able to see the real time dosage; we modify bulb/LED intensity as needed to minimize electricity draw while monitoring bulb/LED intensity degradation as they age to alert for bulb/LED replacement. Thermal management to achieve bulb lifetime and light output targets.


NovaSpectra's Proprietary System
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Custom Ultraviolet C (UV-C) Bulb Arrays Fit Virtually Any Application



NovaSpectra can do an in depth analysis of your existing assets and custom design a NovaUVC™ solution for your specific needs and environment.


Using a combination of high-output, low-pressure amalgam lamps and reflectors, Novaspecta's UV disinfection system for air handlers provides In-Duct Air Disinfection to meet ASHRAE standards for HVAC systems. With a matrix bulb setup, flow meter, and UV sensors we are able to monitor the output of Ultraviolet C (UV-C) at 254 nm to make sure irradiance is equal or greater than 1,000 µW/cm2. By monitoring airflow, the system will also vary the intensity of each bulb or even turn parts of the matrix off to minimize electricity usage, extending the life of the bulbs, while maintaining proper irradiance levels.


In addition to a display readout, your entire population of HVAC disinfection can be connected to your building automation system. We also have a standalone portal system for non BAS users.



How Does NovaUVC™ save energy and reduce maintenance costs?
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Banks of UV-Lamps Installed Inside HVAC Systems


Banks of UV-Lamps Installed Inside HVAC Systems
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Common Air Handler With a Standard Reflective Surface