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

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

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

Best PM2.5 Air Quality Monitors in 2021

PM2.5 air quality monitors can be a great tool to ensure the air you are breathing is safe. So what are the best PM2.5 air quality monitors in 2021? Which air quality monitors are the most accurate? PM2.5 Air Quality Monitor Tests The South Coast AQMD tested 55 PM2.5 air … Read more

How’s the Air Quality in Tangshan?

There are reasons to be pessimistic about the air quality in Tangshan. Tangshan is a largely industrial city in Hebei province, which is the industrial heartland of China and one of the most polluted provinces. Tangshan also boasts one of China’s top 10 busiest ports.     To get some … Read more

Hong Kong’s Air Quality Might Not Be as Good as You Think

Hong Kong doesn’t come to mind when people think of air pollution. However, the data tells a different story–one that has important implications for Hong Kongers’ health. Hong Kong’s Air Pollution in Numbers I just analyzed data on Hong Kong’s pollution data and found that PM2.5 averaged 30 micrograms in 2018. … Read more

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