Improving Indoor Air Quality at Home

This spring brought social distancing, work from home, sheltering in place, and an emphasis on indoor air quality. Americans spend an average of 90% of their days indoor and, since lockdowns were enforced nearly 7 months ago, that percentage has only increased. To help improve the quality of air we are breathing inside our homes, Redfin reached out to us and other home air experts to compile a list of tips that will help you keep your indoor air...

How Can You Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

In celebration of National Indoor Air Quality Month, we're challenging you to take a look at your homes, businesses, and anywhere else you're spending time indoors and consider how you can improve the quality of the air you breathe in these areas. What is Indoor Air Quality? Indoor Air Quality refers to the air quality within buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of the occupants in the building. Why is it important? The average American takes 21,600...

ASHRAE Suggests Introducing HEPA Filters to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Classrooms

All over the country schools and universities are re-opening their doors to teachers, staff, and students - and whether they like it or not, the coronavirus. As we continue to learn about the different ways SARS-CoV2 can be transmitted, indoor air quality has become a major topic of conversation. While the CDC recommends social distancing, wearing masks, and washing hands many experts agree that this is just the first of a multi-layer approach to keeping schools safe. It is the position...

AirBox Air Purifier Partners with Summerville Ford to Create a ‘Safe Air Environment’ at Local Dealership

AirBox™ Air Purifier and Summerville Ford partner to create a “Safe Air Environment” for employees and patrons by adding Apex Air Purifiers equipped with Certified HEPA, antimicrobial, and carbon filters throughout the dealership. “The Airbox Air Purifier has more than exceeded my expectations. At my Ford dealership we made the decision to put in Apex Air Purifiers as another layer of protection against COVID-19,” said Tony Rodriguez, General Manager at Summerville Ford.  “I wanted to make sure I was doing everything...

AirBox Air Purifier Launches “Safe Air Plan” as Businesses Begin to Open Back Up in the Lowcountry

We at AirBox™ Air Purifiers are excited to announce and launch our new "Safe Air Plan". The program is designed to help local businesses meet the new expectations passed down from the CDC and OSHA to help mitigate the spread of disease as businesses begin to re-open their doors. “This is a plan that we started designing before COVID-19 shutdown most of the businesses in this area as a way for local shops to display to their customers the importance...

Thoughts On Radon Poisoning & Air Purifiers

January is National Radon Month. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas. It’s produced when uranium, thorium, and radium break down in soil, rock, and water. It’s then released into the air. You can’t see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. In fact, the EPA and the...

Myths About Air Purifiers Debunked

Many people, especially those with allergies, often wonder if it is worth the money or upkeep to have air purifiers in the home. The simple answer when asking "Do they work?" is a resounding "Yes," but that doesn't address why, or any of the more common myths. Here are some widespread myths associated with air purifiers and the truth of the matter. Myth 1: Air purifiers will prevent me from having to dust. Having an AIRBOX in your home may not eliminate...

How Bad Is the Air in Your Car?

For years, researchers have worked diligently to find out about emissions and air pollution in the air around us, but just recently they are shifting their focus to the air inside your vehicle. They are finding now that the air inside one’s car can be up to 15 times worse than breathing pollutants in the open air just a few meters away. Most people only spend about 6% of their day inside their car, yet in that short time we...