How Blueair Purifiers Can Create Dangerous Ozone

Blueair states their air purifiers use HEPASilent technology. They avoid any link to ionizers by claiming that it involves an ‘ion chamber’ that doesn’t emit ions to the room or produce ozone. However, we took apart a Blueair 203 purifier to take a look at this ‘ion chamber’. It turns …

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Corsi-Rosenthal Box DIY Purifier: 4 Things to Know

A fan, furnace filters, and some duct tape–can air purifiers be that simple? Meet the Corsi-Rosenthal Box (CR Box) DIY air purifier. The Corsi-Rosenthal Box is a powerful, low-cost air purifier that you can put together on the cheap. At Smart Air, we’ve been building, testing, and teaching people how …

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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 Philips 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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Why You Should Never Use Your Air Purifier’s Auto Mode

Many air purifier companies add fancy features to help market their products.  One of these features is an air purifier auto mode, also called “smart mode”. The problem? Test data shows an air purifier’s auto mode routinely fails, leaving users with dangerous air. The idea behind smart purifiers’ auto mode …

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Best Air Purifiers in Thailand [2022 Review]

Air pollution and COVID-19 have led to a boom in air purifiers in Thailand. But with so many options, it can be difficult to determine the best air purifier. In this article, Smart Air breaks down the top-selling air purifiers in Thailand to see which purifiers get you the most …

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Portable Air Purifier Review: QT3 vs. the Competition

The QT3 is the newest addition to the Smart Air HEPA air purifier family. It’s small, compact, and lightweight, which makes it great as a portable air purifier. But it’s not the first ‘portable’ air purifier on the market. So how does the QT3 portable air purifier compare with existing …

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Does the QT3 Portable Air Purifier Work?

The QT3 is a small, portable air purifier designed to provide a bubble of clean air on the go. Even though the QT3 is not designed for cleaning entire rooms, our tests show it is effective at cleaning small rooms up to 15 m2. That raises the question, is the …

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