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AeraMax Professional Wins Big

Posted on: August 12, 2016 | By Mike Booth

There’s innovation. And then there is AeraMax Professional. AeraMax Professional has won top honors in the North American Office Product Awards for 2016, presented during the SP Richards ABC show in Washington DC in June. The AeraMax Pro III was recognized as Innovation of the Year, and was cited for its exceptional functionality and design. […]

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Changing the Taj Mahal

Posted on: August 10, 2016 | By Mike Booth

One of the Seven Wonders of the World is under attack—and it’s not from extremists or urban rezoning or too many tourists. No, India’s Taj Mahal is being attacked by the tiniest of assailants: air pollution. The monument, once called the White Marvel, is now dingy yellow and brown, thanks to incessant automobile and factory […]

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The Ins and Outs of HEPA filters

Posted on: August 3, 2016 | By Mike Booth

The creation of the atomic bomb was at least good for something. In the 1940s, when the super-secret push to build the world’s first atom bomb began in earnest, Manhattan Project engineers needed a way to capture radioactive particles suspended in the air during experiments. They devised a filter composed of a series of arranged […]

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Backpacks to Track It

Posted on: July 27, 2016 | By Mike Booth

First little birds. Now, little kids. Regular readers of this blog—and who isn’t? —will remember an item about an experiment in the UK involving pigeons outfitted with portable pollution counters, in order to get a better read on the various pollution levels in London. The thinking: by strapping a device to something incredibly mobile, researchers […]

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Tesla Takes Another Environmental Stand

Posted on: July 6, 2016 | By Mike Booth

It seems that innovative electric automaker Tesla has discovered something we’ve known all along: improving indoor air quality is vital. It recently made a splash in the media, revealing it had provided a feature in its all-electric SUV called Tesla X. The feature: something called Bioweapon Defense Mode, a cheeky name for a powerful air […]

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