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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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Which Commercial Air Purifier is Right for You?

Posted on: June 23, 2016 | By Mike Booth

  With the introduction of the AM II, there’s now a complete line of commercial grade air purifiers for different environments. And like the rest of the AeraMax Professional family, it features EnviroSmart technology, it’s an energy efficient way to provide cleaner air.  But which one is right for your situation? But there is a […]

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NASA Uncovers Pollution Sources

Posted on: June 16, 2016 | By Mike Booth

There’s an eye in the sky, and it’s watching the world’s pollution problem. NASA recently announced it had employed its existing network of satellites to scan the world, looking for sources of sulfur dioxide, a toxic chemical and major cause of both acid rain and pollution. Their findings: there were 39 unreported cases of sulfur […]

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