What Does the Number On My Air Purifier Mean?

What is the meaning of that number displayed on your air purifier? Many popular air purifiers including Xiaomi and Phillips display live air quality readings. But what exactly do these numbers mean and are they even accurate? In this article, we break down everything you need to know about that …

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Best CO2 monitors

Best CO2 Monitors for COVID-19 Prevention

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) monitors are growing popular amid COVID-19. CO2 monitors can help measure ventilation and help lower COVID spread. But what are the best and most accurate CO2 monitors on the market? To find out, Smart Air analyzed CO2 monitor test data to bring you recommendations for the best …

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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 …

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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 …

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Best PM2.5 Air Quality Monitors in 2022

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 2022? Which air quality monitors are the most accurate? PM2.5 Air Quality Monitor Tests The South Coast AQMD tested 55 PM2.5 air …

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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 …

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How is PM2.5 AQI Calculated?

PM2.5 AQI is the most common measurement to track air pollution and air quality. In this article, we will discuss how PM2.5 AQI is calculated and its funny quirk. How Is PM2.5 AQI Calculated? To calculate US PM2.5 AQI, governments use a machine called a beta attenuation monitor that estimates …

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