Did you know you can use government funds to finance air quality upgrades in your business? Yes, that’s right. Funding is available in all 50 states through the National COVID-19 Preparedness Plan.
The American Rescue Plan provided $350 billion for state and local governments that can be used to support making ventilation and filtration upgrades. These American Rescue Plan dollars can be spent on portable air filtration units, with HEPA air filters.
Regardless of what happens with future COVID-19 mutations – whether we have a spike in cases this fall or not – you can still use these resources to prepare your building for any airborne threat that could potentially emerge.
But you'll need to act quickly because these funds won't be available forever!
2. We can remove up to 99.97% of aerosolized viruses*
3. We Are the Only Clinically Proven Air Purifier
4. We Outperform the Other Guys
5. We Offer an Austin Partnership Program
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Our clinically proven air purifiers can trap and deactivate covid-19 particles. Installing them throughout your facility can:
Although the pandemic occupies fewer news headlines these days, experts predict that more transmissible variants of COVID-19 are on the horizon. And the concerns don't stop there.
If it continues to mutate…
Is the next variant going to be more contagious?
Is it going to be more deadly?
What if it turns out to be more deadly AND more contagious?
Unfortunately, nobody knows the answer!
But we do know this – we can reduce airborne transmission with effective air purification.
Or… maybe you think COVID-19 is finally in the rearview mirror, once and for all. Even so, there are other air contaminants to be concerned about…
These indoor pollutants can negatively impact employee focus, mood, and performance. So, you'd be wise not to take these lightly if you want to maximize worker productivity.
But let's get back to the most pressing concern at this time – COVID-19!
Your employees might not voice their concerns about returning.
But here's the reality …
…they worry a lot more than you know.
While 75% of HR Executives are either moderately comfortable or very comfortable with returning to the office, many employees have reluctance.
The Conference Board, a New York City-based think tank, surveyed 330 employers and 1,100 workers. (1)
The goal was to gain an understanding of employee readiness for their eventual return to the workplace.
Here's what the research showed …
These overall low comfort levels could stem from the fact that lower-level employees are less involved with planning their returns. And less informed about the safeguarding measures being put in place.
Unfortunately, most businesses are coming up short when it comes to reducing COVID-19 exposure – and it’s due to one overlooked measure.
More on that in just a moment.
First, let's review the common safety measures …
You're probably already familiar with some of the more common approaches like physical distancing, wearing face masks, hand hygiene, and vaccination.
And each of these things is important when it comes to reducing COVID-19 transmission.
However, the CDC also recommends using multiple mitigation strategies, which include improvements to building ventilation, to reduce the spread of disease and lower the risk of exposure. (2)
This measure may or may not be within your means.
But, there's still an overlooked measure at your disposal that actually fits quite comfortably into your means.
And it may do more for your virus control efforts …
… than each of the common approaches combined.
That’s because it's more affordable than making improvements to your ventilation and easier to implement too!
That overlooked measure involves using …
"Portable high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) fan/filtration systems to enhance air cleaning." (2)
These air filtration systems are key, because not only do they get you closer to meeting CDC guidelines, but they may also help alleviate employees' top concerns about returning to the workplace (3) …
While there's nothing you can do to improve vaccine effectiveness, installing medical-grade Austin Air Purifiers throughout your business…
1. Gives employees extra protection against the virus.
2. Shows you're doing everything to keep people safe.
3. Reduces viral load better than other safety measures.
We'll get into more details about Austin Air Purifiers and why they're the only choice when it comes to air purification in just a moment.
But before you spend precious time and limited resources on air purification equipment, there are a few more things you need to know.
This way you will be well-equipped to purchase the most cost-effective solution available for your business.
If you think you can simply open windows to rid the air of viruses and contaminants- think again!
It can help some … as long as you have enough windows. (Not all offices are lucky enough to have a window.) And as long as you have clean air outside the building. Unfortunately, most offices are located near road traffic causing emissions to seep into the building.
But this act alone won't completely get rid of viruses or contaminants entirely without fans to direct airflow.
And even with fans added to the equation … you'll still need to "HOPE" that your effort improves ventilation.
Yes, it's wise to maximize outdoor air delivery with your HVAC system.
But you're also going to need another component ... the highest efficiency filters with MERV (minimum efficiency reporting values) 13. Even if that upgrade is possible, you'll still have to operate the fans continuously. So, the solution would be quite expensive over the long run.
Thankfully, there are more powerful components to assist in your battle. Those components are … Austin Air HEPA Purifiers!
You'll discover why we offer the perfect solution in a moment. First, let's set the record straight about the COVID-19 virus.
There are a few misconceptions when it comes to combating COVID-19. One involves surface cleaning. The other involves virus size and filtration.
Misconception About Surface Cleaning. Yes, sanitizing is crucial for public safety. That's why we have visible strategies like "Deep Clean Days". People perceive that this activity kills germs in high-traffic areas. But we suspect that the activity might be useless. Even if it isn't, at the very least the process is expensive and disruptive.
Here's what works better than those disruptive "Deep Clean Days"…
…quieter background strategies like proper ventilation and air filtration!
A considerable amount of evidence supports the hypothesis that COVID-19 transmission mostly occurs through the air. That risk increases in indoor environments due to poor ventilation. Yes, physical spacing and wearing masks may reduce the risks of droplet transmission. But improving ventilation does a better job of mitigating risk in closed areas.
Advanced HVAC systems with proper filtration do two key things:
1. Remove exhaled viral particles that exist in indoor air.
2. Lower virus particle concentration in a room.
A US Department of Defense study concluded... that there was a lower risk of COVID-19 transmission when flying. (2) That's all with people packed inside close quarters.
The statement may seem hypocritical during the initial analysis. But, there's a rational explanation...
Airplanes use advanced ventilation and HEPA filtration systems. These systems provide more air changes per hour. Plus, the staff and passengers wear masks. The extra air changes in the cabin are key when it comes to reducing COVID-19 transmission.
Now let's apply this concept to indoor areas …
Those extra air changes should enable employees and customers to occupy indoor spaces longer. This prolonged occupation should also occur without increasing the risk of infection.
Imagine this scenario ...
An infected person speaking for an hour, in a poorly ventilated area. Each time that infected person speaks COVID-infused droplets expel. By the act of talking this person increases the risk of infection by 10% to 20%. But this risk reduces by a factor of 3 if the ventilation system brings in new air to breathe 10 times per hour. Now imagine combining the effects of ventilation with proper filtration. Do you think that the results will turn out even better? You bet!
But there are a few issues when it comes to HVAC ventilation …
Non-technical staff aren't able to verify if the HVAC system is on, or that it's working properly.
It's also impossible for these people to make sure that the filters are fresh.
This is why Austin Air Purifiers are important in the battle against COVID. They're easy for anyone to turn on, and it's easy to change their filters. More on that in just a moment.
Let's finish this part of the conversation by going over another common misconception about COVID-19. This involves the size of the aerosolized molecule and the ability to filter it.
For example, there's been a huge controversy around the rules of wearing masks. One moment they seem to work at blocking COVID-19. The next moment we're told that only N95 face masks are effective. Then the next moment we hear that those don't work either.
Let's set the record straight right now!
Each variant of the COVID-19 virus is .125 microns in size. That's great news for us! Because that means it’s possible to capture these airborne particles. Exposure reduces when the particles get trapped inside the right filter. More on that coming up!
Let's put the final touch on the research…
An extensive review carried out by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded …(3)
"Air purifiers that combine HEPA and carbon are the most effective at reducing exposure to the virus."
But there's a caveat. The report also noted that these air purifiers need HEPA and carbon for maximum efficacy. And each of these materials needs a large presence.
Portable Austin Air Purifiers have both of these materials in abundance. That's why they are the ideal solution for your business!
Our portable air filters are easy for anyone to use, and the units have the advantage of always being “on.”
Do they filter and reduce COVID-19?
Our purifiers effectively remove up to 99% of bacteria and aerosolized viruses larger than 0.1 microns. And remember … each variant of the COVID-19 virus is .125 microns in size. This means our HEPA filters can trap it.
We use 60 sq. ft. of HEPA and up to 15 lbs. of carbon in our filters. No one else in the industry comes close to using this amount of material!
The Austin Air Bedroom Machine has an extra level of protection against Covid-19. It also contains a HEGA carbon cloth. A 2009 third-party study done by the Health Protection Agency in the U.K. ... used a surrogate virus for testing that was 23-28 nm in diameter (smaller than the COVID-19 virus). It showed that this activated carbon cloth captured the virus and deactivated it.
More reasons to deploy Austin Air Purifiers at your facility:
Our products have outperformed more than 100 air purifiers in government tests.
As a result, some of the best-known health organizations have decided to partner with Austin.
Remember, we use activated carbon combined with medical-grade HEPA technology. The CDC, EPA, and WHO recommend this technology. We're also trusted by doctors, teachers, professional athletes, first responders, and parents!
Jordan Poyer, Safety for the Buffalo Bills enjoys clean air that is free of pet dander and other airborne contaminants, thanks to Austin Air Systems.
You only get one chance to get this right.
Your health is dependent upon the right choice.
Your staff's health is dependent upon the right choice.
Your customer's health is dependent upon the right choice.
So, you'll want to perform your due diligence before you invest in air purifiers. We've included a way for you to do that right here on this page.
Before we share that information, let's review how choosing the wrong air purifiers will cost you …
We're on a mission to get Americans out of the "New Normal", and back to business as usual. It's a lofty goal we can't take on alone because health experts are predicting that COVID-19 is here to stay. So, it's going to take our collective efforts.
We can start by making the air around everyone safer to breathe, whether they're at work … or home.
We don't offer discounts on our high-quality products. But we do have a few incentive programs available for those who are willing to partner with us.
Check out the options below. Then schedule a time to talk with an Austin representative.
Incorporate Austin Air into your employee benefits program and your employees will enjoy special incentives on all our purifiers and filter replacements. (Available for partners only!)
Place a bulk order to install purifiers throughout your business, and we'll give you volume pricing. Plus, we'll also extend volume pricing to your employees. (Available for partners only!)