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Electronic Air Cleaners: How do they work?

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Electronic Air Cleaners (EAC) are highly effective appliances in removing contaminants like allergens, pollen, dust, dust mites, viruses, VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) and odours, just to name a few. A simple, basic type of filtration is used to make them so competent in cleaning indoor air.  It uses electrostatic precipitators to do the job.  How…

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Is your home as healthy as it can be?

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A Healthy Home is extremely important to you and your family’s health. Dr Vivek Nangia, Director of Pulmonology, New Delhi reminds all of us of this importance; “Air pollution is an invisible killer.  Indoor air pollution has been found to be 10-30 times that of outdoor pollution.” As we all know during this unprecedented time,…

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Air Purification and Allergies

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What is an Allergy? By definition, an allergy is: a damaging immune response by the body to a substance, especially pollen, fur, a particular food, or dust, to which it has become hypersensitive. (Oxford English Dictionary) Our bodies produce antibodies which is a protein produced by the body’s immune system and detects any harmful substances…

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What are UVC (Ultraviolet C) Germicidal Lights used for?

“UVC radiation is a known disinfectant for air, water and non-porous surfaces.  UVC radiation has effectively been used for decades to reduce the spread of bacteria, such as tuberculosis.  For this reason, UVC lamps are often called “germicidal lamps.”  (Source FDA – Food and Drug Administration USA) Ultraviolet germicidal products are used in healthcare facilities,…

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What are VOC’s?

VOC is the acronym used for Volatile Organic Compounds. They are essentially a large group of chemicals that can be found in many building products and as a result, we are exposed to them almost everywhere we go…to work, to the mall, to a movie theater and especially in our own homes. They pose a risk to human health and can greatly affect our well-being.

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