What is Smog?

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The term smog was first used in the early 1900s to describe smoke and fog that usually came from coal-burning factories. Today’s smog is a bit different than the smog back in the 1900s, but it still poses a critical health risk. 

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Reasons Why Buying an Air Purifier is Worth the Investment

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People on average spend upwards of 90% of their time indoors, and in the age of COVID-19 clean air is a necessity. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), indoor air is 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air and recommends an air filtration system in addition to ventilation for the best quality air. Here are some additional compelling reasons why to invest in an air filtering system.

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Breaking Down VOCs and How to Reduce Them

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Volatile Organic Compounds or VOCs are gasses that have a high vapor pressure and low water solubility. VOCs are emitted from certain solids and liquids like paints, markers, cleaning products, glues, fuel, and much more. VOCs contain a variety of chemicals that, when inhaled, can cause dangerous short-term and long-term health effects. Short-term issues can range from nausea, headache, and irritation to the lungs, with long-term health effects causing damage to internal organs and the central nervous system. 

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