$581,000 federal $$ to test air filters on buses - Rutland Herald

Anyone who rides public transportation will welcome the idea of cleaner air and surfaces. But - $581,000 to experiment on light-powered air filters?

“On our public transit buses, we’ve been using a lot of manual cleaning of surfacing with Clorox, Clorox wipes and sprays, and things like that, so the UVC and far-UVC light technology has been something that we’ve seen on the market but it’s not something we’ve tested yet on public transit in our fleet,” he said. “We saw this research grant and wanted the opportunity to try out this technology and see if it also helped to improve the air quality, not just the surface cleanliness.”

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-01-26 16:17:37 -0500