How Effective Are Air Purifiers for Virus Protection?

Peer-reviewed scientific research has shown conclusively that HEPA air purifiers capture over 99% of viruses, even viruses as small as the coronavirus. However, it’s important to remember that air purifiers are not a silver bullet for virus protection. Things to Look Out For When Using a HEPA Purifier to Protect …

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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 …

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

How Long can the Coronavirus Survive on HEPA Filters?

Studies have found air purifiers with HEPA filters are highly effective at filtering out COVID-19 coronavirus and even smaller viruses. But viruses can remain on surfaces for scarily long periods of time. It’s led to incredible-sounding headlines about how long viruses last. The thought of a virus stuck in an air …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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.     …

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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 …

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