The May 2005 issue of Consumer Reports presented new concerns about ionizing air cleaners (ionizers). The magazine reported the results of tests they had conducted with 5 ionizers including the Ionic Breeze sold by Sharper Image, the market leader. Other units tested included the Brookstone Pure-Ion, the Ionic Pro, the IonizAir and the Surround Air. … More
A University of Texas Study confirms that some air cleaners actually increase ultrafine particles and formaldehyde.
Inner City Asthma Study shows effectiveness of comprehensive environmental controls including air purifiers to control asthma. In the last week a number of articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines and TV with the headline: “Air Cleaners: Even the most effective Could be a Questionable Investment.” These articles are based on the Consumer Reports study of … More
Indoor Air Chemistry – Creating the “Chemical Soup” of IAQ