Tag - air purifier technology

Trying to keep the dirty air away from their children and older parents.

NEW DELHI — For days, many in Delhi have been living as if under siege, trying to keep the dirty air away from their children and older parents.   But it is not easy: Open a window or a door, and the haze enters the room within seconds. Outside, the sky is white, the sun a white circle so pale that you can barely make it out. The smog is acrid, eye-stinging and throat-burning, and so thick that it is being [...]

Air purifier market to pick up—— online sales will continue to grow

The Ministry of environmental protection 16 days to report, expected in November 16th this year to 20, North China, Huang Huai, Guanzhong area will appear heavy pollution, large range of air is expected to Beijing, Tianjin, the air quality in southern Hebei province and other regions will reach 4 consecutive days of severe pollution, part of the city in a certain period of time will be seriously polluted. Insiders said that in recent years, frequent haze that city residents gradually [...]

The battle to buy a smog mask in India’s pollution-Olans two products you deserve

  My own mother usually kicks off our phone conversations by asking, "Have you eaten yet?" But since I moved to New Delhi three weeks ago, she has adopted a new opening question: "Have you bought a mask or air purifiers?" This weekend, I finally relented and bought a face mask designed to protect against pollution particles. I did it for mom. But I also did it because Delhi's air has reached levels of toxicity that are putting my asthmatic lungs -- [...]

The demand for purifiers has increased more particularly due to smaller kids and senior citizens

In the wake of Delhi-NCR region reeling under record breaking pollution levels, the sale of air purifying equipment such as air purifiersand N-95 masks has escalated manifold during last three days in Indirapuram. The demand of air purifiers is soaring at an all time high in the market and their immediate availability is out of stock. "The demand for air purifiers has increased in the last three days especially in the last two days. We have sold more than 15 [...]

All you need to know before purchasing an air purifier

  What an air purifier? An air purifier is a simple device consisting of a fan (or two) and filters. Since most pollutants are suspended particulates, these devices work by mechanically separating the pollutants by forcing air through filters. Typically, they don't consume much electricity either, ranging from 15 to 60 watts depending on the filtration capacity and additional features. Why do you need one? There are many different sources of air pollution and if you live in a city, chances are, you [...]

Can air purifiers and masks protect you from the poisonous Delhi air?

With worsening smog levels turning Delhi (NCR) into a virtual gas chamber, demand for air purifiers and masks is at an all-time high. Delhi experienced the worst smog in 17 years after Diwali, with PM2.5 readings, which have a safe limit of 60 micrograms per cubic meter, having gone up to an alarming 900 in some parts of the city last week. The situation triggered a spurt in the purchase of air purifiers and masks in the national capital. “I [...]

Multi brand air purifier “on the black list”

The winter is coming, haze also changes with the seasons, your home air purifier safety performance? How? Recently, the National Quality Inspection Bureau, Beijing Consumers Association and other departments concerned about the air purifier product quality performance, quality inspection report released the air purifier and the comparison of the test results. Consumers in the purchase of air purifier, safety performance not only pay attention to the product, to avoid the risk of leakage, but also from the angles of comprehensive [...]

How to choose an air purifier: 6 tips to help you find the best one

Diwali marks the beginning of winter smog in north India and the air remains thick with pollution till April. If your lungs are protesting and you are at your wits end over what to look for in an air-purifier to clean indoor air, look no further. Barun Aggarwal, CEO of BreatheEasy, provider of indoor air purifying solutions, gives a checklist of things to look for in an air-purifier for your home or workplace. HEPA filter is a must Check the specification of [...]

China’s anti-pollution tech is booming, but it can’t make dirty air go away

Behind a red wooden door, down a Beijing alley, lies what is allegedly the cleanest air spot in the smog-sodden city. Numerous air purifiers gently whir in the Breathing Space Courtyard, in the Chinese capital’s Beixinqiao area. Dotted around the courtyard’s main building, which houses the headquarters of Beijing startup Origins Technology, are small, sleek alarm clock-like monitors showing air quality index (AQI) readings. Called Laser Eggs, these 499 yuan (£53) monitors display flicking numbers that seldom go above 10, [...]

With mist fountain and air purifiers, Delhi gears up for fight against pollution

The Aam Aadmi Party government said on Friday it will install giant outdoor air purifiers at five highly polluted locations in Delhi, unveiling more measures to battle the capital’s smog. A mist fountain will also be set up in a yet-to-be identified location, transport minister Satyendar Jain said amid a steady spike in pollution levels, which experts say can cause several ailments ranging from respiratory problems to even cancer in humans. Jain said the systems, to be installed by mid-December, will [...]