BBC Office Purifier Setup

HEPA Filters Improve Productivity in the Office

We know that air pollution is bad for our health, causing heart attacks, strokes, and lung cancer. But how about the more day-to-day impacts of air pollution including productivity, tiredness, and alertness? A recent Harvard study shows that poor indoor air quality is affecting employees more than once thought, and … Read more

Smart Air Sqair air purifier used for clean air filtration in school classroom

How to Choose a Classroom Air Purifier [Step-by-Step Guide]

Air purifiers are proven tools to reduce COVID-19 spread in the classroom. But choosing which air purifier is best for a classroom can seem complicated. In this article, we take you step-by-step in how to choose the best COVID-19 fighting air purifier for schools and in the classroom. Step 1: … Read more

Blast Mini HEPA filter air purifier in office for protection against COVID coronavirus

How to Choose an Office Air Purifier [Step-by-Step Guide]

Air purifiers in the office are important tools to limit COVID-19 spread. But choosing which air purifier is best for an office can seem complicated. In this article, we take you step-by-step in how to choose the best COVID-19 fighting air purifier for offices. Six Steps to Choosing an Air … Read more

3M air conditioner filter

Do 3M Air Conditioner Filters Work?

Filtering air is incredibly simple. All you need is a fan and a filter. In fact, they’re so simple it’s even possible to DIY your own air purifier. So that begs the question: can a filter be attached to an air conditioning unit to create an air purifier? Smart Air puts … Read more

Chandigarh's Smog Tower

Chandigarh Gets Its First Smog Tower, But Does It Work?

Chandigarh is the first planned modern city in India. But with PM2.5 air pollution levels nearly 8 times higher than the WHO recommended limit, the city has turned to a novel solution to help improve its air quality: smog towers. The question is, will Chandigarh’s smog tower help improve air … Read more

How Long Can a Surgical Mask Be Used For?

Just how long can you wear one surgical mask? How often you should replace your mask depends on who you ask. If you ask the WHO, they recommend surgical masks be changed every 4 hours. That could mean multiple masks a day. That’s a lot of masks and a lot … Read more

WHO Updates Air Quality Guidelines, But Are They Safe?

After over 16 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) updated its air quality guidelines, including its recommended limits for one of the world’s biggest killers, PM2.5 air pollution. The WHO lowered their annual PM2.5 limit by half, from 10 micrograms to 5 micrograms per meter cubed.  This comes to welcome … Read more

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