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 …

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Ford Gurgaon office

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 …

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How long do the Blast and Blast Mini HEPA filters last?

What’s the HEPA Lifespan of the Blast and Blast Mini?

Ever since we launched the Blast and Blast Mini industrial air purifiers in 2017, we’ve wanted to get good data on how long hepa filters last. These filters are huge, 10-20 times the size of our DIY purifier filters in fact. We’d expect the HEPA lifespan to be much longer, but let’s …

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Ozone Pollution: Often Invisible, Always Dangerous

When summer rolls around, enticing blue skies often draw people outside. Throw on top the fact that most cities in China have less PM2.5 pollution in the summer, what’s stopping us from heading outside? Ozone Pollution on Rise Across China Ozone has been on a steady increase across China in …

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