SOLON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFOI), a leader in sustainable LED lighting and human-centric lighting (HCL) technologies, and developer of a range of UV-C disinfection products, has formed a partnership with threeUV (a Med Solutions LLC company), a UV product marketing and distribution company, to offer its UV™ by Energy Focus line of UV-C Air and Surface Disinfection (UVCD) solutions to institutional and government purchasing cooperatives that service 23,000 public and non-profit sector agencies including over 9,000 school districts, across all 50 states – to increase disinfection efficacy, reduce labor costs and protect the public spaces they serve.
Products included in the partnership include nUVo™, our portable UV-C air disinfection tower, abUV™, our UV-C air disinfection and lighting troffer that incorporates our award winning EnFocus™ dimmable/color tunable LED lighting system, and mUVe™, our UV-C autonomous surface disinfection robot for commercial and industrial markets. All UV™ by Energy Focus products are designed to deliver 99.9%-plus disinfection rates for airborne or surface-dwelling pathogens such as mold, bacteria and viruses including influenza and SARS-CoV-2 and its variants.
threeUV was among the five vendors recently awarded three-year supply agreements for UV-C Stationary and Autonomous Indoor Air Cleaning Systems and Services solicited by the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). The NCPA solicitation anticipated the annual volumes under the agreements to be $50 million. threeUV was also one of the vendors recently awarded a three-year supply agreement with The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) servicing over 6,000 K-12 school districts across the country.
James Tu, Chairman and CEO of Energy Focus said, “We’re excited to partner with threeUV to distribute our advanced UV-C disinfection products to government facilities and schools across the US. As the world recognizes the importance of indoor environmental safety in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, effective and constant disinfection has become both an unprecedented priority and a permanent necessity in helping to eliminate viruses, influenza, MRSA and other bacteria and pathogens that cause infectious diseases such as the common cold, hay fever, and other everyday ailments. We believe that our UV™ by Energy Focus line of products — as part of our HCL portfolio — can provide uniquely powerful and affordable solutions to not only help children and adults return to common spaces for optimal social interactions and daily activities but also bring schools and facilities to a whole new level of health and wellness performance.”
Nathan Branch, CEO of threeUV said, “Energy Focus is an important strategic partner for threeUV. Their innovative products add further depth to our portfolio of air, surface and water UV-C solutions. We have recently been awarded three-year supply agreements with the TIPS and NCPA cooperative purchasing alliances. Over 9,000 K-12 school districts buy off these contracts, and we see Energy Focus UV-C surface and air solutions as a key, differentiated offering to this customer group. We very much look forward to working with the Energy Focus team to take their products to market."
About Energy Focus
Energy Focus is an industry-leading innovator of sustainable and human-centric lighting and lighting control technologies and solutions. As the creator of the first flicker-free LED lamps, Energy Focus develops high quality LED lighting products and controls that provide extensive energy and maintenance savings, as well as aesthetics, safety, health and sustainability benefits over conventional lighting. Our EnFocus™ lighting control platform enables existing and new buildings to provide quality, convenient and affordable, dimmable and color-tunable, circadian and human-centric lighting capabilities. In addition, our patent-pending UV-C Disinfection technologies and products (UV™ by Energy Focus), announced in late 2020, aim to provide effective, reliable and affordable UVCD solutions for buildings, facilities and homes. Energy Focus’ customers include U.S. and foreign navies, U.S. federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, as well as Fortune 500 and middle market companies.
Energy Focus is headquartered in Solon, Ohio. For more information, visit energyfocus.com
threeUV offers the largest specialist portfolio of UV-C surface and air infection prevention technology in North America. With decades of experience in the healthcare sector, our expertise is now being sought by new customers – schools, hotels, airports and restaurants to name but a few. threeUV helps protect their facilities and allow them to safely get people back through their doors. Our solutions are tailored to each client we work with. We aim to understand the business you run, the properties you manage and your everyday environment. We then build solutions that draw on the best UV-C technology to protect your employees and customers.
UV-C infection prevention is not just an effective solution for the pandemic. Our technology helps fight over 80 types of viruses and bacteria that cause the common cold, hay fever and other everyday ailments.