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How to Calculate Air Changes Per Hour 

In this article, air filtration experts from Camfil explain the importance of air ventilation within a room and how to calculate air changes per hour (ACH).  What Does Air Changes Per Hour (ACH) Mean in Air Filtration?  Air changes per hour, which is often abbreviated as ACH, is a calculation of how many times per […]

What Are MERV Ratings? MERV vs MERV-A Filter Efficiency Ratings Explained  

In the last year, the term “MERV-13” has been circulating in the news and on the Internet as a result of several widely recognized organizations, such as The CDC, OSHA and ASHRAE recommending MERV-13 air filters as the minimum filter efficiency. Some local jurisdictions have even required MERV-13 rated air filters to prevent the spread […]

Indoor Air Pollution Environmental Risks

New resource by air filtration industry leaders from Camfil US explains the growing health threat of indoor air pollution and how to improve indoor air quality. Indoor Air Pollution is Among the Top Five Environmental Risks and One of the Greatest Risks to Human Health, According to the EPA — Air Filtration Experts from Camfil […]

What N95 Respiratory Masks Can Teach Us About Air Filters – Camfil Reports

If you were not familiar with the N95 respiratory mask before the COVID-19 pandemic, you certainly are now. The fabrics used to make the N95 mask are easy to breathe through and able to filter dangerous airborne pathogens too small for our eyes to see.  While the N95 is widely known, the meaning behind the […]

City M Air Purifier Comparison Benefits

Camfil Air Purifier. City M Video Explaining Lifetime Costs of Air Purifiers – Does Your Air Purifier Stack Up? Riverdale, NJ — The market is oversaturated with products labeled as air purifiers claiming to deliver HEPA filtration, for your home, office, or classroom. A search for the term “air purifier” on Amazon yields over a […]

Camfil Air Filter Experts Explain PM 2.5 and New Research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Highlights the Importance of Indoor Air Quality and Proper Ventilation.

A new study published on September 9 in the journal Environmental Research Letters has revealed a link between short-term exposure to fine particulate matter and acute decreases in cognitive function. The research was led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  The study, which took place over the course of one year, consisted […]

New Video from Camfil Explains MPPS in Air Filtration Technology, with Industry Expert Steve Smith

New Video from Camfil Explains MPPS (Most Penetrating Particle Size) in Air Filtration Technology, with Industry Expert Steve Smith Across industries, building managers are turning to HEPA filtration to provide building inhabitants with the highest levels of protection against the spread of COVID-19. There are many factors to consider in making a purchase decision for […]

Do “DIY Air Purifiers” Work Against COVID-19 in Schools? Not Exactly, According to Air Filtration Experts

Parents and teachers across the country are concerned about COVID-19 in the classroom. Vaccinations for children under twelve are still under trial and are several months away from receiving Emergency Use Approval from the FDA (1). In California, an unvaccinated elementary school teacher made the news by infecting half of their students and a total […]

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in Schools — Camfil Works with a Mid-Atlantic School District to Better Protect Students’ Health 

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in Schools — Camfil Works with a Mid-Atlantic School District to Better Protect Students’ Health  A new case study by Camfil reveals the potential for clean air in schools, even when the buildings’ existing HVAC systems are not equipped to handle high efficiency air filters. Why is Indoor […]

What Is Filter Media? – Air Filtration and Indoor Air Quality Glossary

Leading Air Filtration Experts from Camfil Clean Air Provide Air Filtration Glossary to Clarify Dozens of Terms Air filtration and breathing clean air has always been essential for protecting public health, but it’s not until the COVID-19 pandemic, in which airborne transmission played a major part, that indoor air quality received major public attention.  You […]