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Exercising in Poor Air Quality vs. Good Air Quality

Posted by Air Health on Sep 27, 2021

Choosing to exercise outdoors has some really great benefits. When air quality is good, being in nature and deeply breathing in the crisp, clean air can be the ultimate recharge for both our health and well-being. For those currently living with health issues, or those at heightened risk of developing them, knowing the air quality of where you’re choosing to exercise outdoo …

Air Purifier Wildfire Smoke Guide to Keep You Safe

Posted by Air Health on Sep 13, 2021

You have probably noticed the vibrancy of the sunsets that tend to coincide with heightened wildfire activity. But did you know that in addition to the beauty those reds, oranges and haziness bring, it also means that our air quality becomes less than desirable? According to experts, when there is high pressure in our system, it can push the wildfire smoke closer to the …

Can Air Purifiers Help Summer Allergies?

Posted by Air Health on Aug 27, 2021

If you suffer from the symptoms of summer allergies, you already know just how miserable it can be. The weather is beautiful, people are out and about enjoying the sunshine, and you’re stuck sniffling and sneezing, and can barely see it all through your horribly watery, itchy eyes. It can be such a bummer. Not only allergies, but some of those who suffer with asthma also …

The 4 Most Dangerous Indoor Air Pollutants

Posted by Air Health on Aug 27, 2021

While most people are aware of the most common indoor air pollutants like mold, dust and pet dander, there are other indoor air pollutants that are far more dangerous and insidious. These pollutants can be difficult to detect and can create horrible health issues for those affected by them. We will take a look at the four most dangerous indoor air pollutants and how to tes …

What HEPA Filter Ratings Mean

Posted by Air Health on Aug 24, 2021

High efficiency particular air filters, also known as HEPA air filters, are rated with a Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value, or MERV. MERV ratings are derived from a test method developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, and they use a scale from 1 to 20 to report a filter's ability to capture particles such as dust, poll …
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