Building Owners Should Consider UV Air Purification


Building owners have a responsibility to tenants, employees and the public to provide a safe building, this should include an environment free from harmful airborne bacteria.  Commercial property owners that operate living dwellings such as apartments or owners of nursing homes and hospitals especially should be concerned with the air quality of their property.  Air treatment systems provide valuable health benefits to patients with compromised immune systems, providing clean air which is free from airborne contaminants and germs.

UV air purification systems are proven to effectively eradicate bacteria, viruses, even mold and mildew from the air to provide a higher quality of air for healthier patients and visitors at hospitals and the public in general.  UV air treatment systems may be used in HVAC systems to provide instant sterilization of air flowing through the ventilation systems. In duct air purification systems provide a system which delivers clean air and is easy to maintain.  

UVC Air Purification Provide Clean Air with No Harmful Byproducts

UVC air purification systems provide clean air by instantly eradicating all viruses, bacteria and harmful airborne contaminants within seconds of exposure.  UV light emissions are measured in wavelengths as nanometers (nm), with UVC light in the range of 254 nm to be proven the most effective at instant eradication of harmful cells.  UVC germicidal lamps even destroy harmful cells which are naked to the human eye, destroying the DNA of the cells and rendering them harmless and unable to replicate.

LightSources Offers Proven UVC Air Purification Systems

LightSources is known as an authority on UV light technology, offering proven UVC germicidal solutions for a wide range of applications.  The experienced lamp designers and engineers at LightSources offer in-depth expertise on UV radiation with custom designed UV solutions available.  UVC germicidal lamps are available for HVAC systems and air purification systems which require long lasting germicidal effectiveness.

LightSources and our affiliated companies represent the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufacturers in the industry today.  You can find our products in many industries and applications worldwide, providing effective and cost-efficient lamp solutions. Contact us today to speak with an engineer about our UVC lamp products and custom solutions available.


Improve Tanning Results with High Performance Tanning Lamps

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Customer seeking to elevate their mood during the cold winter months flock to tanning salons for some bright light and sun kissed skin color.  Tanning salons who provide the greatest tanning effects, options for varying skin types and long lasting pigmentation will please customers with repeat business.  For the highest in quality tanning lamps which provide long lasting effects with various lamp styles for different skin tones, check out the tanning lamp product line from The LightSources Group.

The LightSources Group offers vast experience with developing superior tanning lamp solutions, pioneering lamps with varying strengths from 2.6 UVB – 9.5 UVB.  LightSources partners with tanning salon owners to provide customized lamps which deliver fluctuations in UV exposure for differing skin tones and preferences with tanning.  LightSources offers proven tanning lamp solutions which include:

Multitone™ – this cutting edge technology delivers a natural and even tan from head to toe without the need for the high-pressure facial lamps.

Peak2 Technology® – this proprietary tanning technology delivers both UVA and UVB wavelengths which are perfectly balanced in one phosphor blend, providing maximum pigmentation effects from dual spectral peaks.

SolGlass® – developed from significant research, this proven tanning technology combines a special phosphor blend with high-tech lamp engineering providing a quicker tan that lasts longer.  The narrow UVA band provides quick pigmentation with a short wave UVB emission holding pigmentation for longer lasting tanning effects.

A-Power™ – tanning technology which provides high-pressure tanning results with a low-pressure lamp, combines UVA and UVB emissions peaking at the perfect wavelength to provide a tan that lasts.

The LightSources  Group is recognized for providing high quality, high performance lamps across a multitude of lighting applications including tanning lamps, UVC germicidal lamp solutions, lighted signs, fluorescent solutions, phototherapy lamps and much more.  We offer customized lamp solutions from experienced lamp designers and engineers with in-depth expertise in UV technology.

LightSources and our valued partner companies are recognized as the leading designers and manufacturers in the lamp industry today. We provide high performing lamps with long lasting operation for a multitude of OEM oriented solutions.  Contact us today to learn more about or broad range of specialty tanning lamps.

UV Treatment Offers Relief to Acne Symptoms

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Acne affects a wide percentage of the population, with the U.S. National Institute for Heath Dermatology reporting that acne affects more than 85% of the population’s adolescents.  People that suffer with acne into adulthood may face severe cases that leaves scarring. Ultraviolet (UV) light phototherapy is proven to provide relief to many people afflicted with some form of acne vulgaris.

Patients typically begin with conventional treatments for acne which include retinoid creams and antibiotics which could affect some patients with side effects.  UV light therapy provides an acne treatment methods with no harmful side effects.

LightSources Offers Quality UV Acne Lamps

The LightSources Group is an industry leading manufacturer of high quality UV lamps used across a wide range of commercial and industrial uses.  Consisting of the leading high-tech lamp designers and engineers available, LightSources delivers long lasting, high performance with advanced, proprietary technology and first to market lamp solutions.  Our phototherapy lamp product line includes UV phototherapy lamps which treat acne, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo depression and other health issues which respond to UV therapy.

Phototherapy for acne is proven to provide successful relief with a combination of blue and red-light UV therapy with no irritating side effects.  UV light is measured in wavelengths referred to as nanometers (nm), with blue light emitted at 415 nm producing an antibacterial benefit which helps to prevent further outbreaks.  Red light in the range of 600 – 700 nm is highly affecting with promoting healing by soothing inflammation.

LightSources includes LightTech in Europe which boasts a modern glass factory with vast resources and a skilled design engineering team with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation.  We are the leading manufacturer of UVC germicidal lamps used across a wide range of surface, water and air treatment systems.  When purchasing UV phototherapy lamps, be sure they meet the specific needs of your condition as prescribed by your physician.

LightSources offers high quality UV phototherapy lamps which are proven to improve the symptoms of many health conditions.  We offer vast resources with in-depth knowledge to deliver the most effective and cost efficient UV lamp solution. Contact us today to speak with an engineer about our phototherapy lamp solutions.

UV Radiation Delivers Powerful Germ Killing Disinfection


Ultraviolet (UV) radiation delivers powerful germ killing disinfection in many surface, air and water purification applications worldwide.  UV technology is proven to instantly and effectively kill germs, viruses, bacteria and harmful contaminants immediately upon exposure. UV radiation is used in a multitude of germ killing applications including many water sterilization functions such as:

  • Municipalities drinking water
  • Shipping industry
  • Aquaculture
  • Waste water treatment

Sterilization of Drinking Water in Municipalities

Municipalities treat drinking water with UV sterilization systems to effectively eradicate parasites and bacteria which cause illness.  UV water treatment systems ensure that water is safe for human consumption by eliminating harmful contaminants without hazardous chemical byproducts.

UV Water Treatment for the Shipping Industry

UV water treatment is becoming increasingly popular with the most recent Ballast Water Treatment Convention, which requires all vessels sailing in international waters to have an approved ballast water treatment system on board.  UV technology is proven to be an effective method of sterilizing harmful ballast water, which is recognized as one of the largest threats to the sustainability of the world’s oceans.  Shipping companies that utilize UV ballast water treatment methods will be compliant to new regulations while contributing to a safer environment, with effective and cost-efficient sterilization solutions.

UV Treatment for Aqua Culture

UV treatment of water for aqua culture purposes provides a safe and effective way to sterilize water for improved health and well being of marine life.  UV aqua culture treatment systems promote successful fish reserves, hatcheries for healthy fish and marine life.

Wastewater Treatment

UV water purification is useful in wastewater and water reclamation applications to provide safe water for human use in rural areas, cities, villages, towns and farms. UV water sterilization is proven highly effective and safe with no chemical residue.  

UV sterilization is proven to be safe and effective in these and many other water purification applications worldwide, providing effective and efficient germ killing power.  UV radiation provides safe and effective sterilization combined with cost saving efficiencies, as high performance UVC germicidal lamps require minimal maintenance and last for years before requiring replacement.

LightSources and our valued partners consist of the leading high-tech lamp designers and manufactures available today.  We provide effective and efficient lamp and lighting solutions with powerful UV radiation in long lasting, high performance lamps. Contact us today to learn more about our UVC germicidal solutions for effective sterilization with air, water and surface treatment systems.

Specialty Fluorescent Lighting Outperforms All Other Products


LCD Lighting is recognized as a leading provider in high performance miniature fluorescent lighting used in many critical and demanding applications.  LCDL brings a high level of expertise to The LightSources Group, with experienced engineers committed to continual improvement and delivering first to market lamp and lighting solutions.  You can find fluorescent solutions from LCDL across the globe in many applications including:

  • Electronic and computer backlighting
  • Automotive interior lighting
  • Aerospace and avionic display including the NASA space shuttle
  • Advertising displays and signs
  • Fluorescent lamps used in businesses, warehouses and architectural design

LCDL Delivers Proven Proprietary Lighting Technology

LCDL shares a commitment to quality with LightSources, conducting continual research and development to deliver innovative lighting technology.  In-depth expertise combined with painstaking research has led to the development of several patented lighting solutions which deliver longer lasting high-performance with significant cost reduction to companies worldwide. Proprietary products which are proven to outperform comparable lamp technologies include:

  • Ultra-Bright™
  • Long-Life™
  • Robo-Bend
  • High CRI (color rendering index)


Ultra-Bright lamp technology delivers double the lumens / watts (efficacy) with improved manufacturing processes and advanced materials providing long lasting, uniform lighting.


LCDL has improved many lighting applications with longer lasting, Long-Life performance set apart from all other fluorescent lamps.  Long-Life lamps are proven to deliver longer operating life over comparable T5 and T8 lamps with up to 60,000 of high performance, which equates to 6.85 years of performance.  This significantly cuts down on maintenance and bulb replacement costs, especially when installed in difficult to reach places or outdoor signs.


This advanced technology allows for unique bending during manufacturing which allows one single 8mm or 9mm serpentine hot or cold cathode lamp to replace multiple lamps in backlighting systems.  This significantly reduces power loss and can provide up to double the power savings.

High CRI (Color Rendering Index)

Innovation in lamp technology has produced proprietary methods of achieving more natural colors and rare earth tri-phosphors than any other lamp manufacturer.

LCDL and The LightSources Group represent the leading, high-tech lamp designers in the world.  We offer cutting edge technology which delivers longer lasting performance with significant cost savings.  Contact us today to learn more about our innovative solutions for fluorescent lighting.

Customized Lampholders and Wiring Devices

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Customizing lampholder components and wiring devices with high quality components provides long lasting benefits to companies both large and small.  Lighting and energy costs are a significant expense for any business, with cost-efficient energy solutions a concern for all business owners. Utilizing quality, customized lamp components in all lighting applications provides longer lasting performance with cost saving benefits.

Quality lighting products improve brand awareness, market share and revenue. OEMs who rely on lamp components as part of their supply base want quality products which are customizable and easily retrofitted.  The Kulka brand is known for high performance, reliable and long lasting lamp components, including:

  • Recessed Double Contact (RDC) lampholders
  • Miniature Bi-pin, Medium Bi-Pin Lampholders
  • Slim Line Lampholders
  • Various accessories and miscellaneous components

LightSources and Voltarc Offer Kulka Lamp Components

Voltarc is a valued partner of LightSources, bringing valuable expertise with quality lamp design and products including the Kulka product line.  Voltarc shares the same commitment to quality and delivering first to market high-quality lamp components through innovation and continual improvement.  This dedication to quality results in lamp bases and mating sockets which are proven to provide longer lasting high performance with cost savings over comparable brand names.

The TriLight Max™ series by Voltarc is designed with LongLife™ cup-cathode technology for high performance T8 through T12 fluorescent lamps and are compatible with the Kulka line of lampholders.  TriLight Max includes recessed double contact end caps for simple retrofitting with the lampholders by Kulka. Voltarc offers exceptional customer service, assisting with application analysis and design of current or new product developments.

The LightSources Group is recognized for delivering the latest in technologically advanced lamp components used across a broad range of applications worldwide.  Our lamps can be found in many applications including:

  • UV germicidal solutions for surface, water and air sterilization
  • All lighting solutions including fluorescent lamps and signs
  • Automotive lighting products
  • Aerospace lighting products
  • Electronics
  • Phototherapy lamp solutions

Our vast resources combined with specialized, exceptional customer service allow us to provide higher quality lamp products with quick turn around time, customized to your application.  Our proprietary technology and patented products are proven to provide long lasting, higher performance over comparable lamps. Lighting solutions by LightSources are proven to deliver improved performance combined with lower costs.  

LightSources and our valued partners, Cerlux, LCD Lighting, Voltarc and our European partner, LightTech, are recognized as the leading manufacturer of high quality lamps and components. We offer high quality, patented lighting solutions with customized lamp design and manufacturing available.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer and learn more about our wide product selection with custom lamp options.

In-Duct Air Purification with UVC HVAC Systems


Incorporating Ultraviolet (UV) technology with HVAC systems provides many benefits by delivering clean and sterile air free from harmful contaminants.   In duct UV HVAC systems promote health and wellness by sterilizing the air and instantly eradicating harmful viruses, bacteria and airborne germs preventing the spread of disease from airborne microorganisms.  UV air purification systems can be incorporated into newly renovated or existing HVAC systems for clean and healthy air in residential and commercial settings.

UV air purification is used worldwide to eliminate bacteria, viruses, dust mites, mold spores, mildew and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the air.  UV light purification includes ozone producing or non-ozone emitting UV germicidal lamps. UVC air purification lamps which emit ozone also eliminate odors in the air to prevent and remove stale or foul odors and delivering a clean and fresh scent free from contamination.

UVC HVAC systems are widely used in commercial settings where people are expected to be safe from contamination and especially in buildings where people may be suffering from an immune deficiency or other illnesses.  Hospitals, medical facilities, doctor’s offices and nursing homes especially benefit from providing clean air to their patients and visitors to help prevent the spread of disease and keep their patients as healthy as possible.

UV air purification is proven to be completely safe with no harmful byproducts.  UV air sterilization helps industrial operations to keep clean air especially in applications such as plastics and rubber manufacturing.  UV HVAC systems also help these industrial companies to meet strict air quality guidelines with an effective system which requires little to no maintenance.   

LightSources Offers UVC Germicidal Lamps for HVAC Systems

The LightSources Group is a leading authority on UV germicidal applications including sterilization of surfaces, water and air.  Our lamps are found worldwide in many germicidal applications where critical application rely upon clean and safe air quality.  Our engineers understand the technology behind powerful UV radiation, offering custom designed germicidal solutions which fit your specifications and your budget.

LightSources and LightTech in Europe are recognized as global leaders in the UV germicidal light industry. We partner with OEMs large and small to design, engineer and manufacture proprietary lighting solutions with custom specifications. Contact us today to learn more about our high quality, cost efficient UVC germicidal lamps used in high performance air purification systems.

Effectively Treat Psoriasis with UV Phototherapy Lamps

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Psoriasis is a troubling skin condition where people suffer from mild, moderate to severe symptoms which include patches if itchy, red skin and dry, hardened lesions raised on the skin.  Many people try conventional treatments which include medication and topical ointments that provide relief to some patients with mild to moderate symptoms but may not be as effective for the more severe cases.  

UV light phototherapy is proven to be highly effective at treating and controlling symptoms of psoriasis, providing some relief to people suffering with this troubling skin condition.  Phototherapy lamps deliver Ultraviolet (UV) radiation at the optimum wavelength determined for therapy in both UVA and UVB wavelengths.

UV lamp phototherapy should be prescribed only by a physician with the right type of light therapy lamp.  Not all UV lamps are created equal and only a UV light therapy lamp designed to treat psoriasis will be effective.  Other types of lamps especially tanning beds may actually worsen symptoms.

UV Light Therapy Lamp for Psoriasis

UV light therapy lamps which effectively treat psoriasis may include both broad band and narrow band UV wavelengths.  The UVB narrow band lamps deliver a smaller range of UV exposure with either type of lamp imitating the sun’s natural healing efforts.  Both UVA and UVB technology may be combined for effective treatment, depending on your condition and your doctor’s orders.

When UVA light therapy lamps are used, a medication called psoralen is also used to enhance the effectiveness of the UVA exposure, which is why this treatment is commonly referred to as PUVA.  This is proven to be effective at slowing down the growth of excessive skin cells to provide relief from the raised, scaly patches of skin. In any light therapy treatment, consistency is key to receiving the desired results.  Some patients see relief in as little as a few weeks, while some others may take months to notice improvement.

UV therapy is also successful by killing bacteria in the skin which helps to clear skin for many patients.  Phototherapy is proven to be effective at treating acne for this reason, and many other skin conditions including vitiligo and eczema.  Light therapy is also proven treatment for different types of depression, not only seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

The LightSources Group is comprised of the leading high-tech lamp designers available today offering innovative lighting solutions with high performance UV lamp products.  We provide customized solutions with ongoing customer support.  Contact us today to speak with an engineer about our full line of phototherapy lamps and UV germicidal solutions. 

UV Lamps Provide Instant Polymer Curing

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Ultraviolet (UV) lamps are proven highly effective at instantly curing a wide variety of polymers in a multitude of industrial applications.  Polymers which respond to UV curing lamps include various inks, lacquers, varnishes, epoxies, polyurethane, silicone and coatings.  These coatings are applied to various parts and products such as in printing applications and manufacturing processes which include printing on parts or sealing an outer coating on various parts and products.  

The UV lamp is a catalyst for a photochemical reaction which occurs instantly within seconds of exposure.  The UV radiation causes the polymer to instantly seal and bond with products, creating a strengthened and more durable product.  UV curing provides many advantages over other methods of curing polymers such as air drying or the use of chemicals. Using chemicals creates a potential hazard and added expenses with purchasing, storing and disposing of the chemical in addition to potential health risks to employees.

Air drying is another simple method of applying outer coatings although does not seal in the polymer as with the use of UV technology.  Air drying creates an uneven surface due to evaporation and leaves the outer coating vulnerable without the added strength and durability provided with UV curing.  UV curing lamps deliver fast and consistent methods of bonding and during outer coatings for strength and durability without contamination or evaporation.

Reliable UV Curing Lamps

For the most reliable and effective UV curing lamps, consult the leading UV specialists at LightSources.  The LightSources Group is recognized as a leading supplier and authority on UV technology, with a deep understanding of UV technology within the entire lighting spectrum, including UVA, UVB and UVC technology.  We design, engineer and manufacture UVC germicidal lamps used worldwide in critical sterilization processes, and UV curing lamps used by OEMs large and small in a wide range of applications.  

LightSources and our valued partner companies are the leading global high-tech lamp designers, providing the most advanced warehouse and lighting solutions available today. We have decades of expertise and in-depth knowledge of the technology behind UV radiation to provide the optimum lamp style for your process. Contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable engineer about the UV curing solution that meets your specifications.

Custom Designed Lampholders and Components


The LightSources Group includes LightSources in the United States and China, LightTech in Europe and valuable partner companies including LCD Lighting, Voltarc and Cerlux.  LightTech boasts a large, modern glass factory where custom designed products are developed and manufactured, Cerlux offers custom ceramic bases, LCDL offers any type of lighted sign available including indoor or outdoor illuminations while Voltarc is a leading supplier of custom designed lampholders engineered with proprietary technology for long lasting, high performance.

Voltarc provides custom lampholders for any lighting application engineered for high performance and maximum energy efficiency.  Voltarc offers cutting edge lampholder technology for long lasting cost saving efficiencies. With a wide selection of lamp sockets and matching bases, Voltarc is a valuable addition to the LightSources Group providing lamp and lighting solutions for any application to OEMs large and small worldwide.

Voltarc offers TriLight Max™, a specialty designed fluorescent lamp series providing high quality tri-band phosphors which are proven to yield maximum lumen output with exceptional color rendering.  The TriLightMax series provides simple retrofitting of Kulka Recessed Double Contact Lampholders with double contacts and recessed end caps. Voltarc provides lamp bases designed for reliability and safety and in many retrofitting processes.

Kulka Lampholders and Wiring Devices

Voltarc offers a wide selection of high performance lampholders designed in many styles within the Kulka product line.  Kulka is recognized for high quality combined with long lasting, high-performance. Voltarc offers the Kulka product line which includes the following:

    • Recessed Double Contacts (RDC) lampholders
    • Miniature bi-pin lampholders  
    • Slim line lampholders   
    • Medium bi-pin lampholders
    • Miscellaneous accessories and wiring devices

Voltarc provides high quality products following a strict quality policy focused on continual improvement through research and development.  Voltarc offers a multitude of lamp components and products with custom designed lamp solutions available from skilled engineers. The LightSources Group provides high quality lamps, lampholders and components used in virtually any lighting application including powerful UVC germicidal solutions used in surface, water and air sterilization systems worldwide.

The LightSources Group offers high performance lighting solutions for virtually any lighting application in any industry, including customized fluorescent and UVC germicidal lamps. We employ skilled design engineers with in-depth knowledge of UV radiation and lamp design. Contact us today to speak with an engineer to learn more about our high performance lamps and lamp components.