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  • Top 4 Technologies for Air Purification in Market

    Published on April 17, 2021

    Reduce allergens that can trigger respiratory problems and other issues

    Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Understanding and controlling common pollutants can help reduce your risk of health concerns.

    Health effects from air pollutants may be experienced soon after exposure or, possibly, years later. As per a recent study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, people with COVID-19 who live in regions with high levels of air pollution are more likely to die from the disease than people who live in less polluted areas.

    Let’s take a look at Top 4 Technologies for Air Purification in the Market.

    Wolf Air Mask:

    Kerala based startup All About Innovations developed a device, Wolf Air Mask which can reduce 99 per cent of the novel coronavirus in just 15 minutes. Incubating under Kerala Startup Mission, All About Innovations just one Wolf Air Mask can be used for 60,000 hours (spanning nine years). The gadget facilitates sterilization of air up to a space of  1,000 sq.ft and requires no service or change of parts. The Wolf Air Mask can deactivate the microbes, bacteria and fungus while also reducing the subject MS2 bacteriophage. It brings the ozone production to BDL (below detection level), as per a lab test under the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL).  The ‘Wolf Air Mask’ ruptures the SARS-CoV-2, and has proven its efficiency at tests conducted by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram. The ‘Wolf Air Mask’ is the first of its kind in the country for RGCB to give such an attestation. The gadget can reduce 99 per cent of the novel coronavirus in just 15 minutes, according to the test held with support from the Indian Council of Medical Research. Price starts at Rs. 10,000- to Rs 50,000 depending on the area covered. It also helps in reducing difficulty in Asthmatic Patients,  reducing  stress, boost immune system function , and increases metabolism of carbs and fats . It also helps regulate sleep patterns and mood.

    O2 Cure Plug & Play Air Purifier:

    O2 Cure established under Zeco Aircon Ltd group aims to bring mountains like fresh air to people. Plug & Play, is a lightweight air purifier, designed by O2 CURE with RGF’s patent PHI™ technology, which has also been tested and proven to treat and neutralize SARS-COV-1 Coronavirus outbreak in 2003 in China and it is currently being tested for COVID-19  as well.
    Plug & Play has also been proven to drastically reduce odors, smoke, mold, fungi, VOCs (chemical odors), virus and bacteria found in many rooms. It is an air purifier without a mechanical filter and the most advanced product to mitigate respiratory diseases & cross infections in Residences/Commercial spaces from 200 Sqft to 800 Sqft.

    Price: Rs.  41,999 /-

    Philips Vitashield Intelligent Air Purifier:

    Vitashield Intelligent purification automatically senses air quality and removes 99.97% airborne pollutants as small as 0.003 microns, 800 times smaller than PM 2.5. It Purifies a standard room in just 12 minutes with a CADR of 270 m3/hour (Standard room size is 18 ft by 12 ft with an 8 ft ceiling height). The Recommended room area: 226-333 sq ft.. The product offers 4 Stage Filtration process through pre filter, activated carbon filter & double layered H13 Grade TRUE HEPA Filter and 4-color air quality indicator gives real time air quality feedback. It removes 99.90% bacteria and viruses, tested to remove airborne H1N1 virus as well as removes 99.99% pollen and house dust mites, Allergy friendly quality tested by ECARF.

    Price starts at 11,000/- onwards


    A National Award-Winning product, Nasofilters is a respiratory nasal filter that sticks to your nose and prevents the entry of harmful air pollutants (PM2.5). Nasofilters are easy to use and have been globally recognized as a powerful solution to pollution. Made using Nano Technology which ensures that there are minimal pressure drops and no breathing discomfort. It contains a highly porous substrate that does surface filtration and auto cleans itself as we exhale. It is not very conspicuous as the edges that stick to the bottom of the nose are rather transparent. One filter can be used for up to 12 hours.

    Price starts at Rs. 330/- for a Nasofilter monthly pack.