Happy Chinese New Year 2015!

Depending on your specific location for celebrating the Chinese New Year, you may experience different traditions and various foods being served. Whether celebrating in China or in the United States, we at Austin Air wish everyone participating in Chinese New Year festivities great fortune, happiness, wealth and longevity in the New Year!

VDTA & SDTA Trade Show 2015

As members of the VDTA-SDTA, we are proud to be a part of the VDTA-SDTA 2015 Trade Show, where we are always pleased to learn new things and see so many of Austin Air’s dealers. Here is a recap of this international event, taking place in Las Vegas!

The Hidden Dangers of E-Cigarettes

The Hidden Dangers of E-Cigarettes While cigarette smoking has decreased significantly in the past few decades, down from about 42% of the American population in 1965 – approximately 18% of Americans

What is Activated Carbon?

Activated carbon - you may have heard of it in the past, but you may not know what it is or what it can be used for unless perhaps you have studied medicine, chemistry, or survivalist techniques. While mankind has been using carbon, in one form or another, to purify contaminates and neutralize odors for thousands of years, the process of activating carbon has only gained traction in the past few hundred years. Carbon works to filter contaminants by trapping chemicals within the pore structure of a carbon particles, so the more porous and cavernous the carbon, the better the toxins will be adsorbed.

Energy Efficient Homes Increase Asthma Risk

As winter carries on, most of us in colder climates try to avoid the bad weather at all costs, which means spending most of our time indoors. And to ensure we stay as warm as possible, we work to keep our homes well insulated and free from drafts and leaky windows. In recent years, as it’s become a very popular form of home improvement to keep heating bills down but as it turns out, this may not be so good for our respiratory health.