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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 […]

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Why the American Red Cross Uses Austin Air Purifiers

As one of the most important relief organizations in the United States, the American Red Cross comes to the aid of people in need during all kinds of disasters and emergencies on a routine basis. If a natural disaster or other emergency occurs, then the American Red Cross will surely step in to aid both […]

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Austin Air Purifiers: Chosen by the U.S. Government

When most people think about air purifiers, they think about the machines that are popularly used to remove airborne contaminants from the home. Thousands of people use HEPA air purifiers to improve their indoor air quality, and to take advantage of the many great health benefits that goes along with doing that. However, HEPA air […]

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Poor Indoor Air Quality May Cause Heart Attacks

Nearly half the world’s population relies on burning fuels for heating their homes, turning on the lights and cooking. In underdeveloped countries around the world, burning fuel in your home is, simply, a way of life. We are all familiar with outdoor air pollution, but have you ever considered the air quality in your home? […]

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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 […]

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The Role of Air Pollution in Hypertension

Hypertension affects approximately 1 in every 3 people in the United States. It is a fancy word more commonly known as high blood pressure. Hypertension is a serious medical condition in which the force of blood flowing through the arteries is too strong. Blood flows through our bodies each time our heart beats and when […]

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Acetaminophen Kills Pain and Empathy

Taking acetaminophen as a painkiller is not only killing your pain, it may also be killing your empathy. A new study suggests that if you take this medicine to decrease your pain, it may be decreasing your ability to empathize with other people’s pain, both physically and socially. Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter medicine that serves […]

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Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is celebrated on the last Monday in May to honor, celebrate and remember the men and women who have died serving our country. The tradition of Memorial Day began in 1868, three years following the end of the American Civil War. This day was initially called […]

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Spring Allergies

Spring is in the air, and you know it all too well if you suffer from allergies. Spring is just the start of allergy season and the millions of people who suffer from allergies around the world realize it when they start to sneeze and their eyes begin to itch. Once the flowers begin to […]

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Midday nap linked to heart risks?

Who doesn’t love a good nap? Maybe after a long day you like to come home and kick back on the couch, watch some TV and simply relax. A nap leaves us waking up feeling a little more refreshed than we did before; especially for someone who may not sleep well throughout the night. As […]

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What is Zeolite ?

Most of Austin Air’s products feature High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestance (HEPA) filters paired with activated carbon and zeolite to remove impurities from the air. HEPA was developed in the 1940s and has been the gold standard for air filtration ever since. Activated carbon, which has many applications for purification, has been in use since ancient times, […]

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Air Pollution Linked to Obesity

  There are many causes of the obesity epidemic – inactivity, genetics, and poor dietary choices are the most obvious culprits. Environmental factors such as a lack of pedestrian friendly areas or access to fresh food also contribute to the prevalence of obesity. It now appears that chronic exposure to air pollution may also have […]