Clean Air

Avoiding Allergies in the Workplace

Sitting at your desk with a stuffy nose and allergies? This is unfortunately not uncommon despite how uncomfortable it can be at times; workplace allergies occur rather frequently, especially around allergy seasons. According to WebMD, “Dust mites, pollen, and mold are common and invisible allergy triggers in the workplace. These allergens can get trapped in tightly insulated and poorly ventilated office buildings. For some jobs, there can also be environmental triggers such as fumes that cause dizziness and make it...

Link Between Clean Air and Lower Dementia Risk

At AirBox our goal is to educate the American population on the importance of indoor air quality. We know that indoor air quality can have a massive impact on your health, and using products that will safely and effectively clean the air you breathe is of the utmost importance. What are some of these impacts on health you may ask? A recent study has found that high quality air can actually lower your risk for dementia. Claire Sexton, the Alzheimer's...

Wildfire Season is Here, and AirBox is Here to Help!

At AirBox, our goal is to teach about the importance of indoor air quality. Often overlooked, air quality can have tremendous impacts on one’s health, and AirBox ensures that the air is clean and positively affects how one breathes. So what is the most prominent threat to indoor air quality? According to ACHR News, wildfires pose the biggest threat to the quality of the air being inhaled. With 2 million+ properties in the United States being labeled at a high and/or...

The History of the HEPA Filter – From WWII to Modern Day.

During World War II, a small town outside of Knoxville, Tennessee was burdened with the responsibility of developing America's nuclear arsenal. This historic undertaking, commonly known as the Manhattan Project, often overshadows the development of another technology that was created to protect the workers of that small town – the HEPA filter. HEPA filters, or high-efficiency particulate air systems, were developed in the 1940s and used first by the Manhattan Project to protect the nearly 90,000 workers at Oak Ridge,...

Reduce the Spread of Viruses in Music Classrooms with AirBox

Throughout the pandemic, scientists have emphasized the importance of good air circulation indoors as a way of slowing the spread of COVID-19. As kids head back to school it has been noted that this is especially true in music rooms where kids are singing and playing instruments in confined areas. A research study conducted by Professor Suo Yang of the University of Minnesota determined that in addition to ventilation, air purifiers play a critical role in diminishing the spread of COVID-19 particles in...

Don’t Sleep on Your Bedroom’s Air Quality

We all know the power of a good night’s sleep – but I bet you didn’t know that poor air quality can have a negative impact on your sleep. It is proven that when we sleep in a room with high quality air, we fall asleep quicker and perform better the following day. Author Mary Kate McGowan published an article in the ASHRAE Journal which deliberated on a study conducted by Dr. Pawl Wargocki of the Technical University of Denmark....

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...