Tag Archives: indoor air quality

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 […]

What N95 Respiratory Masks Can Teach Us About Air Filters

[Educational] – ]If you were not familiar with the N95 respiratory mask before the COVID-19 pandemic, you almost certainly are now. The fabrics that make up the N95 mask are easy to breathe through and able to filter out dangerous airborne pathogens too small for our eyes to see. In times like these, N95 masks […]

How to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution – Camfil Update

Customer health is an indoor air quality priority In recent years, the conversation about indoor air quality (IAQ) has been focused largely on the harmful health impacts of airborne pollution. But according to some air quality experts, the conversation about IAQ technology is a timelier one to have. “Over the last quarter-century as lifestyle choices […]

Improving Office IAQ with Commercial Air Filtration Systems

People who work every day in a shared office space are all too familiar with what awaits them when they first enter the room. They are greeted by a mix of odors from furniture fabric, the carpet, office equipment, an air-freshener attached to the AC unit, and, of course, the people themselves. All of these […]

Fight Against VOCs Involves Source Reduction and Air Filtration

Utah has passed air quality guidelines to fight VOCs, easing the burden on commercial air filtration systems when improving indoor air quality.  Many small to medium enterprises in Utah are taking steps to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) generated during the production of their products which eases the burden on their commercial air filtration systems. […]

How California’s Wildfires Increased Demand for Air Filters

Los Angeles Air Filtration News – Aside from wreaking havoc on homes and neighborhoods across California, last year’s historic wildfire season created toxic air conditions across the state, triggering air quality alerts and forcing residents to take refuge indoors under the protection of their air filters. This year fires in western Canada are creating the […]

Why Poor Communities Need Industrial and Commercial Air Filters the Most

According to a recent report by the European Environment Agency (EEA), regions in Europe with the poorest, least educated, and most unemployed communities were the hardest hit by air pollution. Worse, families in these areas can barely make ends meet just to pay for basic necessities, let alone buy air filters. Why Poorest Regions Are […]

How Chemists Can Help Commercial Air Filter Manufacturers Fight Pollution

Learn how the expertise of chemists could be the key to helping air filter manufacturers fix the problem of air pollution with effective high efficiency air filters. By now, it’s no secret that poor air quality caused by air pollution affects the quality of life and lifespan of human beings. It’s a problem recognized by […]

How High Efficiency Air Filters Can Help Save the People of Onitsha

Of all the cities and urbanized areas in the world suffering from high air pollution levels, perhaps no place needs high efficiency filters more than the Nigerian city of Onitsha.  Onitsha, a place that few people outside of Africa and Nigeria have ever heard mentioned, bears the distinction of having the worst air pollution levels […]

How Camfil Air Filters Help Make Air Travel a Healthier Experience

Jet fumes, crowds of people in confined spaces, constant cleaning activities, toilet usage, and even construction—these are just a few things that are affecting the air quality inside airports and airplanes every day. These factors are also the reason why Camfil air filters are hugely beneficial to air travelers and aviation industry workers.  Fortunately, most […]