Surgical Mask Longevity Lifespan Test

How Long Do Face Masks Last?

How long can you wear face masks? How often you should replace your surgical or N95 mask depends on who you ask. The WHO recommends changing surgical masks every 4 hours. If that’s true, that means a lot of masks and a lot of waste. To find out how long …

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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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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 on how to choose the best COVID-19 fighting air purifier for schools and in the classroom. Step 1: …

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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 …

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Air Purifiers for Schools | COVID-19 in the Classroom

With COVID-19 making a major resurgence, 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 schools. This article is …

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

CDC Study: HEPA Filters 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 filters can actually reduce the transmission of COVID-19 in the real world. Now, thanks to a new CDC …

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Can DIY masks filter out viruses and coronavirus

Do DIY Cloth Masks Protect Us From COVID-19?

DIY cloth masks to protect against viruses sounds like a crazy idea. Data shows masks work incredibly well, and they’re also really cheap. Surgical masks cost a few pennies, and they’re capable of filtering out 80% of particles down to 0.007 microns (14 times smaller than COVID-19). However, the COVID-19 …

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Can Japanese Pitta Masks Protect Against Coronavirus?

COVID-19 has caused a surge in interest for all types of masks, including Japanese Pitta masks. Smart Air has received a flood of questions about how well they filter COVID-19 and other viruses. The Japanese Pitta masks are sleek and incredibly popular, but there’s little information available on how well …

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