Did China’s Air Quality Improve in 2019?

After a big improvement in 2018, new data shows China’s war on air pollution is slowing down. A Smart Air analysis of 2019 PM2.5 data for China’s 15 largest cities found that more than half saw worse air quality over 2018. Maps comparing average PM2.5 in December 2018 to December 2019 … Read more

BBC Office Purifier Setup

The Data-Backed Most Cost-Effective Office Air Purifier

Can a simple fan and filter really make air purifiers that can clean large offices? Seven years ago, Smart Air started when PhD student Thomas strapped together a DIY air purifier to survive a polluted Beijing winter.   Founder Thomas Talhelm‘s first DIY air purifier Thomas published test data on … Read more

How Many Trees Need to Be Planted to Solve Delhi’s Air Pollution?

When Delhi’s air pollution spikes, netizens in the nation’s capital often bring up the solution of planting trees. For instance, this user on the question-answer site Quora asks “how many trees does Delhi need to combat its air pollution problem?” However, environmental research suggests that planting trees are an incredibly … Read more

Tackling New Frontiers of Air Pollution

Tackling New Frontiers of Air PollutionWatch this video on YouTube   Today, I’m proud to announce a brand-new, revolutionary product for a problem that has been ignored–been swept under the rug for too long. Finally, a solution to a problem we all face.

Gus Tate and the Smart Air Story (Youku Feature)

Gus Tate and the Smart Air Story (Youku Feature)Watch this video on YouTube Youku featured Smart Air on the homepage! Thanks for Youku for helping spread the word that clean air doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. English subtitles courtesy of Henry Zhao. (Original Youku version here.)

Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifier 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.