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Formaldehyde Vapors in Most American Homes

According to an article published in Politico Magazine, a source inside the Environmental Protection Agency claims the agency is deliberately sitting on a report warning of the dangers of formaldehyde. The report states that most Americans are inhaling enough formaldehyde vapors every day to cause leukemia and other cancers. Formaldehyde, a colorless strong smelling gas, […]

Diabetes Linked to ‘Safe’ Pollution Levels

Over the years there has been a huge amount of evidence linking air pollution to many diseases including heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, kidney disease and lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). More recent studies have shown that exposure to air pollution can also lead to diabetes. Inflammation in […]

The Truth About Ozone Generators

If you are concerned about the air quality in your home, you may have considered buying an ozone generator. They work by producing ozone that reacts with organic material such as odors or smoke and reverts back to oxygen. However there’s a catch… in fact there are a few. The chemical reaction that turns pollutants […]

Air Quality Concerns in Hawaii

As the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii continues to erupt, air quality concerns in the region grow. Officially the most violent eruption in the US since 1980, the Kilauea Volcano continues to release gas and ash into the surrounding areas. Thankfully, at the time of writing, there have been no fatalities but the health of local […]

Wildfire Season Starting Early in 2018

This weekend we have seen three separate fires burn out of control across Colorado, New Mexico and California. Hundreds of families have been forced to leave their homes, while firefighters work to control the fires. At the time of writing this article, thousands of acres of land have been destroyed and some outbuildings have also […]

A special “Thank You” to our dealers

500 Elk Street Buffalo,  NY 14210 (800) 724-8403   Dear Valued Dealer, I would personally like to thank every dealer in our network for the understanding and patience they have extended to everybody at Austin. The decision to divert a great deal of our production capacity to providing air purifiers to California was difficult but […]

Air Quality Action Days

Summer is in full swing and the weather is hotter than ever! Warm weather means many of us are taking advantage of being outside at every chance we have. Though the summer weather is enjoyable, it can also have a negative effect on our environment and cause there to be air quality advisories. Have you […]