Smart Air Sqair air purifier used for clean air filtration in school classroom

How to Choose a Classroom Air Purifier [Step-by-Step Guide]

Air purifiers are proven tools to reduce COVID-19 spread in the classroom. But choosing which air purifier is best for a classroom can seem complicated. In this article, we take you step-by-step in how to choose the best COVID-19 fighting air purifier for schools and in the classroom. Step 1: … Read more

Blast Mini HEPA filter air purifier in office for protection against COVID coronavirus

How to Choose an Office Air Purifier [Step-by-Step Guide]

Air purifiers in the office are important tools to limit COVID-19 spread. But choosing which air purifier is best for an office can seem complicated. In this article, we take you step-by-step in how to choose the best COVID-19 fighting air purifier for offices. Six Steps to Choosing an Air … Read more

3M air conditioner filter

Do 3M Air Conditioner Filters Work?

Filtering air is incredibly simple. All you need is a fan and a filter. In fact, they’re so simple it’s even possible to DIY your own air purifier. So that begs the question: can a filter be attached to an air conditioning unit to create an air purifier? Smart Air puts … Read more

How Long Can a Surgical Mask Be Used For?

Just how long can you wear one surgical mask? How often you should replace your mask depends on who you ask. If you ask the WHO, they recommend surgical masks be changed every 4 hours. That could mean multiple masks a day. That’s a lot of masks and a lot … Read more

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Air Purifiers for Schools | COVID-19 in the Classroom

With COVID-19 making a major resurgence with the delta variant, schools are looking for strategies to protect students and teachers in the classroom from COVID-19. One of these strategies is using air purifiers in the classroom. The CDC’s recent study shows that HEPA air purifiers significantly reduce COVID-19 transmission in … Read more

Has Pollution in China’s Major Cities Increased in 2021?

China’s economy has rebounded in 2021 from major slowdowns due to COVID-19 the previous year. But has the economic rebound come at the cost of more air pollution and worse air quality in China’s major cities? Smart Air analyzed PM2.5, PM10, and ozone pollution data for 10 major Chinese cities … Read more

Are CO2 Monitors Good Tools for COVID-19 Prevention?

CO2 monitors are becoming a popular tool for COVID-19 mitigation indoors. But are CO2 levels actually a good indication of the risk of COVID-19 spread? In this article, we dive into why people are using CO2 monitors and how they can (and can not) help. Why CO2 Monitors Are Used … Read more

The Dangers of High Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Levels

Although carbon dioxide (CO2) is a byproduct of many natural processes, high levels of CO2 can cause a variety of health effects on humans. In this article, we explain at what levels CO2 becomes dangerous and the negative health effects of these high CO2 levels. Also, how do CO2 levels … Read more

Are CO2 Monitors Accurate?

High CO2 levels negatively affect wellbeing and productivity and strongly correlate with disease spread. Thus, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, measuring indoor CO2 levels is useful. Popular CO2 monitors include the IQAir AirVisual Pro and Kaiterra Laser Egg + CO2. But how accurate are these CO2 monitors? Smart Air conducted … Read more

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