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Here at Austin Air we are often asked ‘Do your air purifiers remove chemicals? Can they deal with VOC’s? These are questions we answer ‘YES’ to every day. We have been manufacturing air purifiers for a long time. We know our customers and are familiar with their concerns. So, when we started to receive lots of questions about Ethylene Oxide, alarm bells began to ring. Our air purifiers will effectively remove this particular contaminant, but
As we head towards the holidays, food is on everyone’s mind. Over the next few days our kitchens will turn into hives of activity as we brine, boil and bake our Thanksgiving creations. But have you ever stopped to think what this cooking frenzy is doing to your indoor air quality? A team of scientists known as HOMECHEM have been investigating exactly that. In fact, they have been busy cooking Thanksgiving dinners all year round.

November 19, 2019

World COPD Day

Tomorrow is World COPD Day. A day to raise awareness on COPD and help others learn to live with the disease. COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the name given to a group of diseases that affects lung function and air flow. COPD Symptoms Symptoms of COPD often start gradually. Breathlessness, wheezing and chest tightness can all be early warning signs. A COPD diagnosis is serious and can be quite overwhelming. But by making
This week we’ve partnered with Tracey Grant, a registered dietitian with a holistic approach to wellness. Back in 2014 Tracey was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Disease, an autoimmune condition that affects the thyroid gland. Hashimoto’s Disease occurs when the immune system creates antibodies that attack the thyroid gland. This leads to inflammation and often, an underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism. There is still a lot we don’t know about Hashimoto’s Disease and why the immune
According to findings from a British research team, living in a heavily polluted area can increase our risk of suffering from depression by a third. The team looked at data from 13 European cities and found that people over the age of 50 were more likely to struggle with mental health issues if they lived in heavily polluted areas. Pollution particles from vehicles are often so small, they can enter the blood stream. From there
  Here at Austin, we are often asked, ‘Why don’t home air quality monitors always show a change in air quality after running an air purifier?’ The simple answer to this is, most in home air quality monitors don’t give an accurate reading. Some are better than others. But the majority can only detect the presence of large particles, like dust and dander. They cannot detect fine particulates, the tiny particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers,