How to protect yourself from wildfire smoke

3 Tips to Protect Yourself From Wildfire Smoke

Wildfires create a serious amount of smoke and air pollution. Wildfire smoke can cause short and long-term health impacts. That’s why it’s important to know how to protect yourself from wildfire smoke. Wildfire smoke is a form of air pollution. It contains dangerous VOC gases and small particles (PM2.5) that … Read more

Best Air Purifiers for Wildfire Smoke

Air purifiers are key to protecting yourself from wildfire smoke in your home. But with the number of purifiers on the market, it can be confusing to know which are the best air purifiers for wildfire smoke. In this article, we dive into what to look for when buying an … Read more

Los Angeles Air Quality (AQI) and California Air Pollution

How is Los Angeles Air Quality? Los Angeles air quality exceeded the WHO annual limits on about two-third of days in 2020. Los Angeles air quality averaged nearly over twelve times the daily recommended limit of dangerous PM 2.5 pollutants on its worse day in 2020. Current Air Quality in … Read more

Sqair Air Purifier Real-World Bedroom Test

How well does the Sqair air purifier clean an average bedroom? Impressive specs are one thing, but we wanted to put the Sqair to the test in real-world conditions. The Real-World Test We tested the Sqair in a 15 m2 (162 ft2) bedroom in Beijing with the doors and windows … Read more

Best air purifier protection COVID virus

Best Air Purifier for COVID-19 | Best Purifier Guide 2021

Air purifiers have become incredibly popular for those looking to protect themselves against COVID-19 and other viruses. That’s not surprising. Data shows that air purifiers can filter out COVID-19. In fact, the EPA now suggests portable air purifiers be used to improve ventilation to protect against COVID-19: However, when looking … Read more

Simple Trick to Reduce Pollen and Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Seasonal allergy symptoms can be difficult to cope with. Symptoms include sneezing, runny nose, and red, watery, and itchy eyes. Fortunately, studies show the use of HEPA filter air purifiers in the home can significantly reduce pollen and seasonal allergy symptoms. Studies Show HEPA Air Purifiers Reduce Pollen and Seasonal … Read more

Ionizers use in classrooms harmful

Schools: Don’t Use This Air Purifier for COVID-19 Protection

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, thousands of schools in the US have spent millions of dollars on air purifiers for their classrooms. And that makes sense. Re-opening schools is vital, and protecting teachers and students from COVID-19 transmission in the process is something to take seriously. But two recent reports show … Read more

Why are HEPA filters so expensive

Why Are HEPA Filters So Expensive?

The costs of replacement HEPA filters for air purifiers can quickly add up. A quick search on Amazon reveals some HEPA filters that cost hundreds of dollars. Should HEPA filters cost this much? Put simply: No! Read on to learn why HEPA filters shouldn’t be expensive, but why some companies … Read more

Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifiers and provides free education to protect people’s health from the effects of air pollution. We are proud to be the only certified B-Corp dedicated to fighting air pollution.