Most major global economies were hard-hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, shining a light on the health of our indoor air, particularly in public spaces. For many nations, re-opening brick-and-mortar retail stores safely and efficiently has been a priority, and while basic safety measures have been put in place, providing clean air to customers and shop assistants requires more than simple air purification — it needs to be prioritized to protect the health of communities and the local economy.
It’s time that retailers and businesses start to treat the air in their spaces with the same level of care as the hygiene of surfaces and the maintenance of equipment — and provide customers and staff with the reassurance that the air in their stores is safe, healthy, and welcoming.
The volume of UK clothing sales in April 2020 plummeted by 50.2% compared to March 2020, which had already fallen by 34.9% on the previous month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.1
The number of visits to shopping malls by US citizens every month, spending on average two hours and 15 minutes per visit. About 16% of all mall visits include a personal service purchase, such as a haircut or spa visit.2
The percentage of surveyed retail staff working in underground shopping centres who displayed general Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) symptoms — 43.6% displayed skin conditions, 62.4% presented with eye irritation, and 65.6% had respiratory symptoms.3
Shopping malls and retail stores experience high volumes of customers who can be ill or asymptomatic, and therefore vectors for the spread of viruses. VIRUSKILLER™ decontaminates the air, providing real-time protection against airborne viruses and bacteria.
While surfaces and equipment are routinely disinfected, the cleanliness of indoor air in retail stores is crucial. VIRUSKILLER™ is designed for decontaminating the air in retail stores to protect customers and staff from airborne pathogens.
Shopping malls are generally located in urban areas close to roads and other industries, where VOCs, fumes, and other outdoor air pollutants infiltrate the indoor air. VIRUSKILLER™ neutralizes harmful gases in a single air pass, providing clean indoor air.
Amidst a global pandemic, customers are reassured to know that retail stores have invested in clean air technology. VIRUSKILLER™ helps protect the health of staff and customers while they browse and purchase essential items.
All-day protection from airborne contaminants, viruses, pathogens, and allergens throughout shopping malls and retail stores provides a healthy environment not only for customers, but also safer and more favourable working conditions for shop assistants and retail staff.
Amidst a global pandemic, shop assistants and customers are required to wear masks and social distance, while strict policies mean shopping carts and equipment are regularly sanitized. VIRUSKILLER™ decontaminates common areas in retail stores, providing safe, clean air for shop assistants and customers.
Engineered Infection Prevention
Unrivalled performance against organic pathogens -- viruses, bacteria, mold and fungi -- as well as allergens, irritants, smoke and VOCs.
Simple operation means out of the box indoor air safety, with no complex installation, setup or renovation required.
Ultra-high performance UV-C germicidal decontamination housed within a patented Reactor Chamber for safe, real-time operation.
VIRUSKILLER™ precision airflow control draws contaminated air away from occupants, expelling clean, fresh air into the breathing zone of the room.
Air first passes through a series of filters, including a pre-filter, an activated carbon filter, and a high-end HEPA filter, trapping both large and ultrafine particles for future disposal.
Toxic gases from outdoor air pollutants, as well as indoor odors and fumes from carpets, flooring, and cleaning chemicals are neutralized within minutes.
Our patented Reactor Chamber is the heart of VIRUSKILLER™, ensuring that any remaining viruses, bacteria, and gases are deactivated on a single air pass.
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We’re spending more time inside, but instead of being safe from pollutants, we’re more exposed than ever. Indoor air is on average two to five times more polluted than the air outside4 — yet despite greater awareness of airborne diseases, we continue to share the same contaminated air.
Embrace clean air technology and bring fresh air back inside and join the community that is committed to turning the tables on poor indoor air.
VIRUSKILLER™ by Radic8 is the world’s most awarded clean air technology. With almost two decades of research and development and over 400,000 installations worldwide, the challenge of poor indoor air quality is being solved one space at a time, enabling Radic8 to share clean air with everyone, everywhere.
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