Indoor Air Pollution

Indoor PM2.5 Under 10: A Noble Goal

Indoor PM2.5 Under 10: A Noble Goal

I’ve recently become quite smugly satisfied that my home’s indoor air is always 80% better than the outdoor air, thanks to a quartet of air purifiers working 24/7. But I no longer think my 80% reduction is good enough, and I now have a […]

Would Your Home Pass An Environmental Test?

Would Your Home Pass An Environmental Test?

As my long term readers know, I’m slightly obsessed with our air pollution issues, and my therapy is to blog about it. (After these last couple days of “beyond index” pollution, I need this outlet more than ever!) I also love […]

Alen Air Purifiers Battle IQAir and Blueair

Update: check out my follow up review including Airgle, plus my newer review of two dozen top air purifier models in China. We’ve just survived yet another winter night with the US Embassy’s air pollution AQI maxed out “beyond index” over 500, so it’s again […]

Fight “Crazy Bad” Air Pollution — Cheaply

Fight “Crazy Bad” Air Pollution — Cheaply

Students and others with limited incomes shouldn’t feel helplessly left out of the eternal expat discussion regarding air purifiers. I mentioned before but will stress again, given the recent weather: there’s a very decent and affordable Taiwan/U.S.A.-made HEPA air purifier […]

Blueair vs. IQAir Purifiers: And The Winner Is…

Blueair vs. IQAir Purifiers: And The Winner Is…

Update: check out my follow up reviews including Airgle vs. Blueair and IQAirand Alen Air vs. Blueair and IQAir plus my newer review of two dozen top air purifier models in China. Beijing’s internet forums are always filled with heated debates as to which air purifier […]

Air Quality in Beijing: BON TV Talk Show, Part 2

Here’s part two of that interview on BON TV’s Easy China talk show, discussing air pollution in Beijing. Part 1 is here. Highlights of part 2: myths of air pollution(4:00); children’s risks (8:00); indoor air treatments (9:00); air purifier quality (19:30); The […]