How long does COVID-19 coronavirus survive on air purifier HEPA filters

How Long can the Coronavirus Survive on HEPA Filters?

Air purifiers with HEPA filters are highly effective at filtering out  COVID-19 coronavirus and other viruses. But viruses can remain on surfaces for scarily long periods of time. When thinking about viruses stuck in an air purifier’s HEPA filters, that sounds scary. It’s also led to incredible-sounding headlines about how … Read more

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Does Opening Windows & Doors Help With COVID-19 ?

Data shows that having good indoor ventilation can reduce the chance of virus transmission. Armed with that knowledge, can something as simple as opening a door or a window help to fight COVID-19 and reduce coronavirus transmission indoors?   Recommended Air Changes Per Hour   Before we can say how … Read more

ASHRAE Recommended Air Changes Per Hour

Data shows that improving indoor ventilation can reduce the risk of virus transmission, and is recommended by the CDC.  But what is the recommended air changes per hour for different spaces? In this article, we’ll cover the recommended ASHRAE recommended air changes per hour for offices, homes, schools, residential and … Read more

How to increase the dose your UV light can deliver

How to Increase the Dose Your UV Light Can Deliver

In the other article‘Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19’, we explained how much doses do we need to kill coronavirus. Also, we talked about how UV-C light kills the virus. Also, the UV light we can find in the market is too weak to kill the coronavirus. So, … Read more

What is UV light and how does it kill virus

What is UV Light and How Does it Kill Viruses?

UV light, or ‘ultraviolet light’, is a form of non-visible electromagnetic light. The main source of UV is the sun. There are three types of UV light: UV-A, UV-B, and UV-C. They’re differentiated by the wavelength of the light, with UV-A light has the largest wavelength, ranging from 315-400nm. UV-C … Read more

The Dose of UV Light Needed to Kill Viruses is Stronger Than You Think

Common UV Lights Aren’t Great at Killing COVID-19

UV light has surfaced as a potential solution for destroying the coronavirus and other viruses alike, but are common UV lights strong enough to be effective? How much of a dose do we need? We took a careful look at the data and came up with practical guidelines.     … Read more

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Poor Ventilation May Lead to Higher Virus Infection Rates

Offices and the workplace can be breeding grounds for viruses such as COVID-19. In this article, we’ll present data that shows how improving office ventilation and airflow may lower the spread of viruses like the coronavirus in the workplace. Evidence of how Office Ventilation Affects Disease and Virus Transmission There’s … Read more

Summer surgical masks easy to breathe with good filtering efficiency

The Three Coolest, Most Breathable Surgical Masks for the Summer

Recently, the Coronavirus has begun to sweep Beijing again. Among so many surgical masks, how should we choose which brand surgical mask to wear, not only against with virus but also away from sweating. Our Smart Air tested 10 surgical masks that were purchased from different pharmacies and come up … Read more

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