By: Peter Busch, NBC-2

Inside a lab at Florida Gulf Coast University, scientists take a petri dish tainted with bacteria, slide it under a light, and within one second the pathogens had vanished.

To get the answer on how that happened, we went to a nondescript building in Cape Coral.

“This is where the magic happens,” said Peter Lehrer, Vice President of Project Development at Energy Harness Corporation.

They specialize in commercial lighting, but at the start of the pandemic, as they were working remotely like most of us, they had an idea.