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Three Ways to Improve Indoor Ventilation to Combat COVID-19

Data compiled by the world health organization (WHO) shows that poor ventilation can lead to an increase in virus transmission. As such, improving ventilation indoors should be considered an important step in reducing the spread of viruses such as COVID-19. This article covers three simple steps to improve indoor ventilation … 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

Can Plants Filter Out PM2.5 Air Pollution From Our Homes?

Can plants be useful substitutes for air purifiers? Data shows that plants aren’t great at removing VOCs from the air. Despite a NASA study showing that some plants like ivy, spider plants, aloe vera and bamboo palm could reduce VOC levels, real-home data shows otherwise. But how well can plants … Read more

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How Long Does the Sqair’s HEPA Filter Last?

After launching the world’s most cost-effective purifier (the Sqair), we started testing the HEPA lifespan. I’ve long been skeptical of the lifespan numbers purifier companies give because (1) they provide no empirical justification for the number and (2) they give the same numbers in Switzerland or Delhi. Yet clearly the … Read more

Simplifying Clean Air with One Less App

Here’s a radical idea: having one more app on my phone won’t make me happier. It feels like the world is rushing to app-ify everything these days. GPS and texting made my life a lot easier, but there’s a limit. The moment I saw this coffee mug, I knew we … Read more

Can Air Purifiers Kill Dust Mites?

Dust mites look scary.  So you might ask, “Are their air purifiers for dust mites? Can air purifiers kill dust mites?”   Apparently these creatures are probably in my home, since they’re in most people’s homes. A survey found dust mites in 84% of US beds and 68% of European … Read more

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Smart Air Provides Clean Air to Automobile Giant Ford

Right after moving to their new office in the Chimes building in Gurgaon, Ford India was experiencing problems with outdoor particulate pollution (PM2.5) and chemicals (VOCs) off-gassing from new furniture, carpets, paints, and other remodeling work. To tackle these problems and protect the health of their staff, Ford India reached … Read more

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