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Air Purifier news

25/09/2017
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Blueair Air Purifiers listed as ‘One of the 10 Coolest Things in the World’ by GQ magazine.

It’s always nice when recognition comes from an unexpected source, and this week one of our most popular brands received just such a surprise when GQ Magazine named their classy air purifiers among the ‘Ten coolest things in the world this week’. The manufacturer in question was Swedish Maestro Blueair, who in our eyes produce some of the best Hepa air purifiers in the world, so great work guys, you deserve it! Click here to see the article in GQ or Click here to view all Blueair purifiers on our... Read More

10/08/2016
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Do air purifiers add harmful ozone to your home?

Well, that is certainly the question we are being asked about most this week by existing customers and potential ones alike. This is exactly the type of question we love as it just goes to prove that people are now more aware than ever before about the importance of good air quality inside their homes. Below is our simple guide to understanding ozone and the answer to the question – Do air purifiers add harmful ozone to your home? What is ozone? Ozone (O3) can occur naturally, or be man... Read More

lit cigarette with tobacco smoke 14/04/2016
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Air purifiers and tobacco smoke – the good and the bad.

Did you know that second hand tobacco smoke contains over 250 harmful chemicals? Some air purifiers are specially designed to remove much much more of these harmful chemicals than others. This is an area we have a real expertise in and one which confuses some people more than most. Read on for our advice on coping with tobacco smoke in the home. The chances are you are reading this article because you already know the dangers of smoking, or passive inhalation, and are looking to do something about it in... Read More

Dyson air purifier 06/04/2016
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Dyson Pure Cool Review – A stunning looking air purifier but how does it compare?

Dyson Pure Cool – Fabulous air purifier, clever marketing or a bit of both? Dyson have made a move into the air purification market with their new Pure Cool range of air purifiers. On the face of things the two models, the Pure Cool Link Stand and Pure Cool Link Tower seem to have all the bases covered. They employ Hepa filters to remove airborne pollutants and they also have a layer of carbon to remove odours and VOC’s ( volatile organic compounds ). They also have the ability to... Read More

blueair air purifiers and air quality sensors 24/03/2015

New smartphone app set to revolutionise the way we identify and deal with health hazards in our indoor air.

The following press release from Blueair, one of the world’s most  trusted specialist air purifier manufacturers, has got us all excited. They have just launched a new smartphone app which enables the user to remotely see what hazards are lurking in their indoor air at home or in the office, and even more impressive is the ability to then use the app to send a signal to a wifi enabled air purifier to remotely get on and deal with the problem. Currently only available in the US the new technology... Read More

03/02/2015
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Allergic to those you love the most?!

Pets… we love them dearly and treat them like one of the family. But sometimes they’re REALLY hard to live with. Cats and parrots are the biggest culprits when it comes to allergies. Cat allergies are twice as common as dog allergies, but it’s not the fur that’s the real problem. Normally, it’s the saliva, urine or dander – dried skin – that we react badly to. Parrot allergies are very common too and, once again, it tends to be the dander which causes the adverse reaction. As a nation... Read More

04/12/2014

The air purifier and air cleaner jargon guide

When you’re looking to purchase an air cleaner or air purifier, all of the different options and jargon can become quite confusing. So here’s our go at explaining some of the jargon you might come across when looking for an air purifier: Air Purifier / Air Cleaner – Air purifier and air cleaner are often used interchangeably to mean a machine that removes pollutants from indoor air. Air Changes Per Hour (ACH) – ACH is the number of times all of the air in a room will be cycled through... Read More

13/11/2014

The science behind a HEPA Filter

Before explaining the science behind the HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) filter, let’s look at what one is. These filters are designed to trap both small and large particulate contaminants at a very high level. To qualify as a HEPA filter, a filter must trap a minimum of 99.97% of pollutants that are 0.3 microns in size according to standards set by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technologies (IEST). This is not to say that a HEPA filter can only trap particles this size; in fact, the filter is... Read More

HEPA air filter replacement 07/11/2014

What is a HEPA filter and what are their benefits?

A HEPA filter is  a specific type of high quality air filter that meets the HEPA filter standard, which is to remove at least 99.97% of particles from the air down to at least 0.3 microns in size. HEPA filters are a common component found in air purifiers which filter the air in order to clean it – there are other types of air purifier such as carbon filter, ionizers and even non-filter purifiers. HEPA filters are also used in vacuum cleaners and in industries which require high air quality,... Read More

23/10/2014
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Allergy & Asthma sufferers: How to reduce allergens at home

For those who suffer from allergies or other health issues, such as asthma, you know how important it is to avoid the things that trigger these reactions. Our homes are actually one of the places which contain the most allergens. An ultimate goal for allergy sufferers should be to reduce the allergens present in the home so their families can breathe in clean air, reducing the effect of symptoms that are brought on by allergies or asthma. The following is a guide to the different types of allergens that can... Read More