World UV Disinfection Equipment Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2013 - 2020
The significance of alternative disinfection methods is growing by the day, as these are better than the conventional chemical based disinfection. UV Disinfection is amongst the most popular alternatives used across numerous applications today. The key driving factors for the market are cost effectiveness (as compared to other new disinfection methods), favorable government initiatives, the impending need of developing nations to provide safe drinking water, increasing awareness and demand for eco-friendly and energy efficient disinfection systems. However, there are certain restraints in this market such as the low cost of conventional disinfectants such as chlorine, lack of residual treatment and the declining share of F&B and surface disinfection applications.