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

CDC study shows schools that used HEPA filters in the classroom had significantly lower covid-19 infection rates

CDC Study: HEPA Air Purifiers Reduce COVID-19 Spread in Schools

There has been little dispute that HEPA filters are extremely effective at removing virus and COVID-19 sized particles from the air. However, what has been less known is whether or not HEPA filter air purifiers, when used, can actually reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Now, thanks to a study performed … Read more

The CDC’s Recommended Ways to Reduce COVID-19 Transmission

A whole range of technologies and solutions for COVID reduction in schools, offices, and homes have burst onto the market. But which ones work at reducing COVID-19 spread, and which ones don’t? The CDC has published a detailed article outlining their recommended ways to improve ventilation and reduce COVID exposure. … Read more

COVID-19 Delta Variant: Must Know Protection Tips

COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire again with the emergence of the Delta variant. Even after nearly two years and a vaccine, it is clear that vaccination alone is not enough for protection against the Delta variant. In this article, we share some important tips and knowledge for further protection against … Read more

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Hospital Air Purifiers for COVID-19 [2021 Guide]

The demand for air purifiers in hospitals has surged due to COVID-19. Hospitals have turned to air purifiers to remove COVID-19 particles and the delta variant from the air. In this article, we tackle what you need to know about choosing an air purifier for a hospital setting.  Can Air … Read more

Wildfire Smoke 10x More Dangerous Than Typical PM2.5, Study Shows

Current air regulations treat all PM2.5 air pollution as equally dangerous. But recent research suggests particulate matter in wildfire smoke is significantly more toxic than it is in typical outdoor ambient air pollution. Wildfire smoke may be far more dangerous than current air quality indexes indicate. Wildfire Smoke: Why PM2.5 … Read more

Current Seattle Air Quality (2021 Wildfire Live Readings)

Seattle air quality exceeded the WHO annual limits on about 1/6 of days from 2020 to 2021. Seattle air quality averaged nearly over 18 times the daily recommended limit of dangerous PM 2.5 pollutants on its worse day in 2020. Seattle’s air quality worsened to these dangerous levels largely due … Read more

Current Toronto Air Quality (2021 Wildfire Live Readings)

Toronto air quality exceeded the WHO annual limits on nearly a quarter of days from 2020 to 2021. Due to wildfire smoke from wildfires out west, Toronto air quality averaged nearly six times the daily recommended limit of dangerous PM 2.5 pollutants on its worse day in 2021. Current Air … Read more

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