APEX 2.0

In-Room Portable Purification Unit – Capable of up to 1,500 CFM (1141 CFM VACSi) (Cubic Feet per Minute) Clean Airflow

The Apex Series is our most powerful portable air cleaning system, perfect for large commercial spaces, such as gyms, cafeterias, large offices, healthcare facilities, meeting spaces, and more. With customizable filter stacks, the Apex can remove the toughest of pollutants like infectious aerosols and VOC’s. 

Not only flexible in various filter media, the Apex Series industrial air scrubber is also highly adaptable. These units can be suspended from the ceiling to provide vertical downward airflow and can be transported from room to room with it’s mobile design.

Key Benefits

Energy Conservation (IAQP)

Can be used for ASHRAE Standard 62.1 Indoor Air Quality Procedure (IAQP) for energy reduction or possible reduction of outdoor air through the use of recirculated and purified air, while maintaining all design compounds within the building under their design limits

Reliable Efficiency

Direct-drive variable speed, high-efficiency fan motor with single intake plenum provides increased system dependability and efficiency by eliminating drive coupling

Absolute Filtration

Provides particulate and chemical contaminant control primarily utilizing a 4-stage filtration system

Minimal Maintenance

Automatic and remote scheduling to reduce energy consumption by running unit during occupied times and optimize longevity of filters through the use of on-board sensors for accurate filter life estimation, rather than time-based filter change intervals

Supplementary Compliance

Compliance with ASHRAE Standard 241 through third-party bioaerosol testing and establishment of an Infection Risk Management Mode (IRMM)

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Specifications

COMPLIANCE AND PERFORMANCE
SPECIFICATIONS

ASHRAE 241-2023

Compliant System Categories: FU,WU,CU,FH,WH,CH

UL Listed File Number E518053
CARB Certified

IEST-RP-CC007
US DOE-STD-3020-2015
UL900

Certified 99.99% HEPA Filter
Bioaerosol Testing Available upon Request

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Voltage 110/120 VAC
Dual Motor 2x 115VAC, 50/60HZ, Ball Bearing, IP54 Rated UL
Listed: File number E319742
Wiring 22AWG and 16AWG
Connectors Deutsch DT, IP68 Rated

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Unit Weight 89.4 lbs. (Non-Shrouded), 99.2 lbs. (Shrouded)
Unit Size 48″H x 24″W x 18″D (Non-Shrouded),
48″H x 24″W x 21.5″D (Shrouded)
Maximum Airflow 1,500 CFM  (VACSi 1,140 CFM)
Controls Standard manual control knob or Optional Smart Fleet Management System (IOT) allowing for remote air flow adjustment.
Air Flow Angles

Vertical Projection for suspension in ceiling (Non-Shrouded). Or 45° Projection for upright installation (Shrouded).

Enclosure Material

Aircraft Grade Aluminum Alloy with Antimicrobial Infused Powder Coat Finish
VOC Content: None

Available Colors Gray or White
Additional Features Polyurethane wheels for mobility
Warranty 5 Year All Inclusive Warranty

System Construction and Components

  • Aircraft grade aluminum alloy with antimicrobial infused powder coat finish
  • Optional front Shroud for optimal airflow angles 
  • High efficiency dual fan motor 
  • Seamless maintenance with easy change filter mechanisms
  • 110/120 Volt power input for ease of installation within any space
  • IP68 rated Deutsch Connectors
  • Customizable two- to four-stage filtration options for maximum clean airflow

Optimized Controls

  • Cellular connected controls make this installation dependable for contamination control
  • Optimize energy efficiency by scheduling your system during occupied hours
  • Integrated Differential Pressure Filter Sensors provides for efficient maintenance by only changing filters when necessary and simplifying maintenance schedules
  • Easy configuration for Infection Risk Management Mode

High Quality Filtration

  • Dual MERV 9A pre-filters
  • MERV 7 Pleated Activated Carbon filters with Synthetic Containment Membrane 
  • Certified HEPA filters with minimum efficiency of 99.99% @ 0.3 microns
  • Chem Shield Advanced Molecular Adsorbent to target specific unwanted Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

APEX 2.0 Filtration

1st Filtration Stage

Activated Carbon Filter

  • MERV 8 2″ Pleated Activated Carbon with Synthetic
    Containment Membrane. OZ 3 Rating >30% Ozone

  • Removal Efficiency

  • Backed by MERV 9 2″ Radial Pleated Polyester Filters treated with Microban Aegis Microbe Shield®

RECOMMENDED TO BE CHANGED EVERY
6 MONTHS

2nd Filtration Stage

Antimicrobial Filter

  • MERV 9 4″ Radial Pleated Polyester Treated with Microban Aegis Microbe Shield®

RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FILTER EVERY
9-12 MONTHS

Final Filtration Stage

HEPA Filter

  • Certified 99.99% Effective 4″ Pleated Glass Media Treated with Microban Aegis Microbe Shield®

RECOMMENDED TO CHANGE FILTER
EVERY 5 YEARS

APEX 2.0 Performance

ENERGY CONSUMPTION
(WATTS)

AIRFLOW RATE
(CFM)

VACSi INFECTIOUS AEROSOLS
(CFM)

40

400

24,000

90

800

48,000

225

1,200

72,000

330

1,500

90,000

Ready to transform your indoor air?


Clean Air Insights

Navigating the Future of Indoor Air Quality: AirBox Embraces the New IAQP Calculator

The world of indoor air quality (IAQ) is constantly evolving, and recent advancements in technology and research are leading to better understanding and more effective solutions. One such advancement is the new ASHRAE Indoor Air Quality Procedure (IAQP) calculator, a powerful tool for predicting and controlling IAQ in buildings. AirBox, a leading innovator in smart ventilation solutions, is enthusiastically embracing this new calculator as a crucial component of its commitment to providing healthier and more sustainable indoor environments. What is the Indoor Air Quality Procedure? The Indoor Air Quality Procedure is an alternative to the widely used Ventilation Rate Procedure (VRP) for determining the design rate of outdoor airflow necessary to maintain acceptable indoor air quality. The IAQP design ensures that concentrations of design compounds and PM2.5, such as formaldehyde and ozone, in the indoor environment are kept below their design limits. This is achieved through a combination of indoor and outdoor source control, filtration and air cleaning, and outdoor air. What is the ASHRAE IAQP Calculator The ASHRAE IAQP calculator is a comprehensive tool published in 2024 as part of ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2022, Appendix F. Designed to be user-friendly, the calculator allows architects, engineers, and building owners to: Assess the potential IAQ impact of various building design features, including factors like occupancy, ventilation rates, filtration and air cleaning, and material emissions. Predict IAQ performance by forecasting how IAQ will change over time based on different scenarios. Identify and quantify sources of IAQ contamination, enabling targeted interventions to improve air quality. Optimize IAQ solutions through the use of data-driven insights to guide the selection of efficient and effective air filtration, ventilation, and other IAQ strategies.   AirBox's Embrace of the IAQP Calculator AirBox recognizes the importance of staying at the forefront of IAQ best practices. The IAQP calculator is a crucial tool for AirBox, enabling it to accurately assess indoor air quality and provide customized recommendations for improvement. We plan to utilize the calculator in the following ways: Project design and optimization: The calculator will be integrated into the design phase of AirBox projects, ensuring that ventilation and air cleaning systems are optimized for specific needs and scenarios. Client education and transparency: AirBox will use the calculator to provide clients with data-driven insights into their building's IAQ performance. Research and development: AirBox plans to leverage the calculator for research and development, furthering its understanding of IAQ dynamics and the effectiveness of its air purification solutions.   The Future of IAQ with AirBox and the ASHRAE IAQP Calculator The combined power of AirBox’s innovative air purification technology and the new ASHRAE IAQP calculator represents a significant step forward in achieving optimal indoor air quality. The calculator's scientific foundation and industry-recognized standards ensure reliable and accurate IAQ assessments, making it an indispensable tool for AirBox in its mission to improve indoor air quality. By embracing data-driven solutions and prioritizing occupant health, AirBox is paving the way for a future where buildings are not just structures but thriving environments that support well-being and productivity ...

The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier: Clean Air for High Impurity Environments

Introduction Imagine walking into a bustling manufacturing plant where the air is thick with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and lingering odors from various industrial processes. The air quality challenges in such high-impurity environments can be daunting. Not only do these pollutants affect the health and well-being of workers, but they also compromise the efficiency of operations and the quality of the products. The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier (HVP) from AirBox is designed specifically to tackle these tough air quality issues. With its impressive airflow capacity and robust four-stage filtration system, the Vortex is a game-changer for environments that demand clean, healthy air. In this blog post, I’ll take you through the remarkable features of the Vortex and how it stands out in purifying air in high-impurity environments and why it is the ultimate solution for industries where air quality is a critical concern. Moving Air, Moving Fast: The Vortex's Airflow Capacity One of the standout features of the Vortex HVP is its impressive airflow capacity. In simple terms, airflow capacity refers to the volume of air an air purifier can move through its system, typically measured in cubic feet per minute (CFM) or cubic feet per hour (CFH). The Vortex HVP excels in this regard, producing about 9,200 CFM, which translates to a staggering 552,000 CFH. This makes the Vortex highly effective in handling large spaces and ensuring that even the most polluted air is swiftly and thoroughly cleaned. In a large manufacturing plant, for example, the Vortex can quickly purify the air, removing harmful pollutants and creating a safer, healthier environment. This high airflow capacity is crucial for maintaining air quality in environments where large volumes of air need to be cleaned efficiently and effectively. The Power of Molecular Adsorption: How the Vortex Tackles VOCs and Beyond One of the most critical aspects of the Vortex's design is its advanced Molecular Adsorbent filtration system, which is highly effective in removing VOCs and other airborne pollutants. What Are VOCs? Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are a group of chemicals commonly found in industrial environments. They can originate from a variety of sources, including solvents, paints, and cleaning supplies. VOCs are unpleasant due to their strong odors and can also pose significant health risks, such as respiratory irritation and long-term health effects. Vortex’s Molecular Adsorbent Filtration System The Vortex HVP uses a specialized Molecular Adsorbent filtration system designed to tackle these pollutants head-on. This system incorporates various proprietary blends of adsorbent media to target specific contaminants, such as heavy concentrations of VOCs.. Effectiveness Against Pollutants The effectiveness of the Vortex's carbon filtration system is evident in its ability to handle various high-impurity environments. This system excels in settings such as smoking lounges, manufacturing facilities, and areas with heavy chemical use. By effectively removing VOCs, ozone, aldehydes, and smoke, the Vortex ensures that the air is significantly cleaner and safer for occupants. For instance, in a smoking lounge, the Vortex can dramatically reduce the concentration of smoke and odor, providing a more pleasant and healthier environment. Similarly, in a manufacturing facility with heavy chemical use, the Vortex’s Molecular Adsorbent filters can remove harmful organic compounds, improving overall air quality. Certified HEPA: A Double Layer of Protection Ensuring clean air in high-impurity environments requires more than just one type of filtration. The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier uses a sophisticated dual filtration system. This starts with Molecular Adsorbent filters to capture larger pollutants like VOCs and aldehydes. Following this, Certified HEPA filters trap smaller particles, ensuring thorough air cleaning. How HEPA Filters Work AirBox Certified HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) filters capture at least 99.99% of airborne particles as small as 0.3 microns, including dust, bacteria, pollen, and mold spores. They are highly effective in removing tiny particles that can be harmful when inhaled, making them a standard in industries requiring exceptionally clean air. Why Dual Filtration is Crucial Combining Certified HEPA and Molecular Adsorbent filtration offers robust defense against a broad spectrum of contaminants: In environments with high levels of both particulate matter and gaseous pollutants, this dual filtration ensures the air is exceptionally clean. For instance, in healthcare facilities, this system means the air is free of harmful microorganisms and large chemical pollutants, providing critical protection against airborne diseases and other hazards. Built to Last: The Vortex's Durable Construction In challenging environments, durability is crucial. The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier is designed with robust construction to withstand industrial and commercial settings. Construction Materials The Vortex uses aircraft-grade aluminum panels and a sturdy structural steel frame. This provides exceptional strength and durability, ensuring the unit performs well under harsh conditions.  Weather Resistance The Vortex HVP is equipped with a durable powder coating, tested for 1,000 hours of salt spray resistance. This prevents rust and corrosion, even in coastal areas. It also features R12 insulation, enhancing its resistance to varying weather conditions and making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations. In industrial environments, where equipment faces extreme conditions, the Vortex's durable construction ensures it remains effective. Whether on a rooftop in Los Angeles or in a harsh industrial setting, the Vortex HVP provides reliable air purification with minimal maintenance. The Vortex’s durability not only extends its lifespan but also ensures continuous air purification in demanding environments, making it a cost-effective investment for maintaining high air quality over the long term. Our meticulously crafted construction stands the test of time, backed by a transferable lifetime warranty, assuring you of unparalleled peace of mind. Seamless Integration: The Vortex and Your Existing HVAC System A key feature of the Vortex High Volume Air Purifier is its ability to seamlessly integrate with existing HVAC systems. This integration is designed to be straightforward and efficient, minimizing disruption and maximizing performance. Easy Installation The Vortex can be easily connected to various new and existing HVAC systems, including indoor and outdoor mechanical systems. This integration means that the Vortex enables the design of IAQP and energy savings by using recirculated and purified air. This setup reduces the need for additional equipment and simplifies the overall air purification process. Cost-Effectiveness Integrating the Vortex with existing mechanical systems is cost-effective. It reduces installation time and expenses by utilizing the current ductwork and HVAC infrastructure. This seamless integration also optimizes the overall HVAC system, improving its efficiency and reducing energy costs by ensuring that only clean air is heated or cooled. Efficiency and Performance By integrating with the new and existing mechanical systems, the Vortex enhances the overall air quality management of the building. It ensures that all air circulated within the space is purified, addressing both particulate and gaseous pollutants. This comprehensive approach to air purification improves indoor air quality significantly, benefiting both health and operational efficiency. In retrofit projects, the Vortex can be added to older buildings to upgrade their air purification capabilities without the need for extensive renovations. In new constructions, it provides a state-of-the-art solution that integrates smoothly with modern mechanical system designs. Smart Fleet Management: Enhancing Efficiency and Control The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier’s Smart Fleet Management System offers advanced real-time monitoring and control. This system allows HVAC professionals to track the purifier's performance continuously, ensuring any issues are detected and addressed promptly. Real-time data helps maintain optimal air quality by providing insights into the purifier's operation and effectiveness. Scheduling and Automation  The system's scheduling and automation capabilities are designed to enhance efficiency. Users can set specific times for the Vortex to operate, ensuring it runs only when necessary. This automation reduces energy consumption and operational costs, while also extending the lifespan of the unit by preventing unnecessary wear and tear. Seamless Integration with HVAC Systems  Integrating seamlessly with existing HVAC systems, the Smart Fleet Management System optimizes overall performance. It coordinates air purification with HVAC functions, ensuring that both systems work together efficiently. This integration leads to improved energy efficiency, reduced maintenance costs, and consistent air quality. Conclusion The Vortex High Volume Air Purifier is designed for high-impurity environments, offering unmatched air purification through high airflow capacity, advanced Molecular Adsorption filtration, Certified HEPA filtration, and durable construction. Its seamless integration with existing mechanical systems ensures efficient and cost-effective operation. For HVAC professionals, the Vortex provides a reliable solution for maintaining clean air in industrial, commercial, and healthcare settings.  To learn more, contact a sales representative or visit our product page. Invest in the Vortex today for superior air quality ...

Large Scale Air Purification is Finally Here

Introducing the biggest thing in indoor air purification. Literally. Are you faced with the challenge of purifying large-scale or multi-room spaces where a fleet of air purifiers isn't feasible? Your solution has arrived. AirBox introduces high-volume air purifiers designed to tackle entire buildings and expansive areas like arenas and gymnasiums with ease. Regardless of the industry, service, or activities taking place, indoor air quality has become a paramount concern for occupied spaces. The increasing awareness of indoor air quality's profound effect on health has sparked a revolution in clean air initiatives. Purifying large, high occupancy spaces like schools, manufacturing facilities, arenas, multi-family dwellings, medical facilities, gymnasiums, retail buildings, and beyond has been a continuous challenge for engineers, building facilities managers, and owners – until now.  Introducing High-Volume Air Purification AirBox is introducing a trilogy of revolutionary solutions customizable for any high-volume air purification needs. The Vortex, for comprehensive building purification, the Stratus, for expansive venues like arenas and gymnasiums, and the Vortex 2000, for interstitial and suspended multi-room systems, are exceptionally efficient air purifiers crafted to comply with current and forthcoming indoor air quality standards. Rigorously validated through third-party testing, these High-Volume Purifiers (HVPs) deliver unprecedented Clean Airflow rates, with the Stratus reaching up to 4,850 CFM and the Vortex achieving up to 9,200 CFM (equivalent to 550,000 CFH). Notably, the good news doesn’t stop there… The Key Benefits Optimized ControlsMost buildings aren’t always occupied at maximum capacity, so why run air purification systems that way? The AirBox HVPs are equipped with Smart Fleet Management, a remotely controlled dashboard that allows you to connect, manage, adjust, schedule, and monitor all Airbox air purifiers in a facility, allowing you to conserve energy and money. This software connects to the integrated differential pressure, VOC, and CO2 sensors on board to read real-time indoor air quality and track filter life and efficiency.  Constant ComplianceAirBox proactively engineered their HVPs to align with existing and future ventilation requirements in mind. Both the Vortex and the Stratus can be used for ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2022 Indoor Air Quality Procedure (IAQP) for energy reduction or possible reduction of outdoor air through the use of recirculated and purified air, while maintaining all design compounds within the building under their design limits. The AirBox HVPs also comply with the new ASHRAE Standard 241-2023 Infection Risk Management Mode for heightened airborne disease transmission risk, relying on compliant air filtration systems for enhanced air output. These high-volume air purifiers even comply with the upcoming Guideline 44P for minimizing the effects of wildfire smoke.  Reliable EfficiencyEvery AirBox high-volume air purifier undergoes meticulous assembly, featuring a direct-drive variable-speed, high-efficiency fan motor with a single intake plenum to enhance system reliability and efficiency. Constructed with durable aircraft-grade aluminum sheet metal skin, these units ensure leak-free operation, weather resistance, and corrosion protection. With slide-out filter racks featuring cam-lock style compression seals, maintenance becomes seamless, ensuring optimal performance and longevity. Cost EffectiveAir purifiers are an investment in the health and well-being of a building and its occupants. AirBox high-volume units provide a cost-effective, energy-efficient alternative to a fleet of portable air cleaners to make achieving cleaner air easier and worthwhile. Adaptable InstallationBoth units allow for optimized installation and operation with multiple integration applications and mounting configurations. Think of HVPs as central air purification, connect them to your current systems whether through ducting, rooftop integration, plenum rooms, and other compatible setups. These applications are supported by comprehensive Integration Configuration Guidelines as well as Indoor Air Quality Procedure Calculations and post install Verification Testing. Absolute FiltrationAirBox HVPs deliver comprehensive control over particulate and gaseous contaminants through a 3- to 4-stage filtration process. Each unit employs Certified HEPA filtration, boasting a 99.99% effectiveness in eliminating airborne particles and aerosols down to the most penetrating particle size (MPPS) of 0.3 microns, allowing for volumetric flow to be created toward heightened measure standards compliance. Additionally, depending on your specific environment, they can be paired with an Advanced Molecular Adsorbent Carbon filter to efficiently reduce contaminants in the make-up air where hazardous chemical contaminants, VOCs, ozone, and other gaseous pollutants are prevalent in your facility. Upgrade Your Building with Centralized Air Purification Engineers can expect to work closely with AirBox to ensure these units are implemented to achieve maximum efficiency for their building or large single-space. Orders are underway with the first-to-market units being scheduled for installation this summer. Building and facility managers or owners are encouraged to contact AirBox early to ensure installation scheduling before the end of the year. The importance of maintaining healthy indoor air quality has never been greater ...

High-Volume Air Purifiers: Engineering Clean Air for Large Commercial Spaces

In the wake of recent global events, indoor air quality (IAQ) has become a top priority for businesses and building managers across industries. This is especially true for large, open spaces such as gymnasiums, conference halls, and auditoriums, where ensuring adequate ventilation and air purification can be particularly challenging.  Traditional HVAC systems often fall short of effectively cleaning the air in these expansive environments, leaving occupants susceptible to airborne pollutants and potential health risks. Fortunately, advancements in air purification technology offer promising solutions. High-volume air purifiers, like the AirBox Stratus, are specifically designed to tackle the unique challenges of maintaining clean air in large commercial settings. These powerful systems work independently or alongside existing HVAC infrastructure to provide superior air filtration and circulation, creating a healthier and more comfortable environment for everyone. Engineered for Excellence: Stratus Technical Specifications and Performance At AirBox, we understand the critical need for powerful and efficient air purification solutions in large commercial spaces. That's why we engineered the Stratus as a built in high volume purification unit with cutting-edge technology and meticulous attention to detail.  Here's a closer look at the key features that make the Stratus High Volume Air Purifier a leader in its class: Unmatched Airflow: The Stratus boasts an impressive 4,850 CFM airflow rate, ensuring rapid and thorough air circulation throughout expansive areas. This high-capacity air exchange effectively dilutes airborne contaminants and improves overall indoor air quality. Comprehensive Filtration: Our commitment to clean air is reflected in the Stratus's advanced three-stage filtration system. We begin with an activated carbon filter to eliminate odors and VOCs, followed by a MERV-9 antimicrobial filter to capture larger particles. Finally, a HEPA filter ensures the removal of 99.99% of airborne particulate matter, including allergens, bacteria, and viruses. Energy-Conscious Design: Recognizing the importance of sustainability, we equipped the Stratus with an energy-efficient ECM motor and intelligent controls. This allows for optimized performance while minimizing power consumption, reducing operational costs and environmental impact. Quiet Performance: We understand that a peaceful environment is essential for any commercial space. The Stratus is designed with sound attenuation in mind, operating discreetly without causing disruption. Validated Performance: We stand behind the quality and performance of our products. The Stratus undergoes rigorous testing using calibrated industry equipment to ensure it meets and exceeds expectations for airflow, filtration efficiency, and energy consumption. Our new high volume air purifiers are a testament to AirBox's dedication to providing superior air purification solutions for large commercial spaces. With its powerful performance and innovative features, the Stratus offers peace of mind and promotes a healthier environment for building occupants and visitors alike. Intelligent Control: The Smart Fleet Management System At AirBox, we believe that managing indoor air quality should be effortless and intuitive. That's why we developed the Smart Fleet Management System, a comprehensive platform that provides unparalleled control and monitoring capabilities for our air purifiers.  Here's how the Smart Fleet System empowers you to optimize air quality in your facility: Remote Monitoring and Control: Access real-time data and adjust settings for your Stratus units from anywhere, at any time, through our user-friendly online dashboard. Monitor air quality parameters, track filter life, and adjust fan speeds remotely, ensuring optimal performance and convenience. Customizable Scheduling: Create tailored schedules to align air purifier operation with occupancy patterns and specific needs of your facility. Set automated on/off times, adjust fan speeds for different periods, and optimize energy usage by only running the units when necessary. Proactive Maintenance: Eliminate the guesswork of filter replacement. The Smart Fleet System tracks filter life based on actual usage and sends timely alerts when it's time for a change. This ensures peak performance and prevents potential airflow restrictions due to clogged filters. Seamless Integration: For facilities with Building Management Systems (BMS), the Smart Fleet platform offers seamless integration capabilities. This allows for centralized control and monitoring of your air purifiers alongside other building systems, streamlining operations and enhancing overall efficiency. The AirBox Smart Fleet Management System empowers you to take control of your indoor air quality with ease and precision. Its intuitive interface, remote access, and automated features provide unmatched convenience and ensure that your air purifiers are always operating at peak performance. Seamless Integration: Installation and HVAC Compatibility The Stratus is designed for straightforward installation and seamless integration with existing HVAC systems. We understand the importance of a hassle-free process for HVAC professionals, so we've ensured that the Stratus is adaptable and easy to implement in various commercial settings.  Here's what you need to know: Mounting Options: The Stratus is designed for ceiling mounting, attaching securely to rafters or beams using threaded rods. Its lightweight design (approximately 500 pounds with filters) simplifies the installation process while maintaining structural integrity. Ductwork Considerations: The Stratus utilizes a dedicated ductwork configuration separate from the existing HVAC system. This allows for independent air circulation and ensures that the purified air is effectively distributed throughout the intended space. Our team can provide guidance on optimal ductwork design and diffuser placement for maximum efficiency. Electrical Requirements: The Stratus requires a standard electrical connection for power supply. Its energy-efficient design minimizes power consumption, making it a cost-effective solution for maintaining clean air in your facility. Complementary Operation: The Stratus works in harmony with existing HVAC systems to improve overall indoor air quality. While the HVAC system handles ventilation and temperature control, the Stratus focuses on air purification through recirculation and filtration. This combined approach ensures a comprehensive solution for maintaining a healthy and comfortable indoor environment. ASHRAE Standards Compliance: The Stratus is designed to assist facilities in meeting ASHRAE standards, particularly Standard 62.1 for ventilation and indoor air quality. By effectively cleaning and recirculating indoor air, the Stratus reduces the demand for outside air ventilation, leading to energy savings and improved cost efficiency. The Stratus offers a streamlined installation process and compatibility with existing HVAC systems, making it a valuable addition to any commercial building seeking to enhance indoor air quality. Made For Commercial Applications The Stratus High Volume Air Purifier has proven to be an effective air purification solution across a wide range of commercial applications. Its high-volume air exchange and advanced filtration capabilities make it particularly well-suited for large open spaces where maintaining clean air is essential.  Here are some ideal settings for the Stratus: Arenas and Gymnasiums: These expansive spaces often experience high occupancy levels and increased physical activity, leading to a greater concentration of airborne pollutants. The Stratus effectively circulates and filters the air, removing dust, sweat, and other contaminants to create a healthier environment for athletes, spectators, and staff. Conference Centers and Auditoriums: Ensuring clean air is crucial for maintaining focus and productivity during meetings and events. The Stratus operates discreetly while effectively removing allergens, odors, and airborne pathogens, promoting a comfortable and healthy atmosphere for attendees. Schools and Universities: Maintaining good indoor air quality in educational facilities is vital for student and staff health and well-being. The Stratus helps to reduce the spread of airborne illnesses and allergens, creating a more conducive learning environment. Demonstrating Value Our new high volume air purifiers offer a compelling value proposition for commercial facilities. By improving indoor air quality, it contributes to a healthier environment, potentially reducing absenteeism and improving employee productivity. Additionally, the energy-efficient design and reduced reliance on outside air ventilation can lead to significant cost savings over time. Investing in clean air is an investment in the well-being of building occupants and the overall success of your facility. The AirBox Stratus provides a reliable, efficient, and cost-effective solution for achieving optimal indoor air quality in large commercial spaces. The Future of Commercial Air Purification The Stratus High Volume Air Purifier stands as a testament to our dedication to providing cutting-edge air purification solutions for commercial spaces. Its powerful performance, intelligent controls, and seamless integration make it a comprehensive and reliable choice for enhancing indoor air quality in large settings. At AirBox, we are committed to ongoing innovation and exceeding industry standards. We continuously explore new technologies and advancements to further improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our air purification systems. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing exceptional customer support, ensuring a smooth and successful experience from installation to ongoing operation. As the importance of indoor air quality continues to grow, AirBox remains at the forefront of developing advanced solutions. We are excited about the future of air purification and committed to creating healthier and more comfortable environments for everyone. Ready to experience the AirBox difference? Contact us today to learn more about the Stratus and how it can transform your commercial space ...

AirBox Gives the Gift of Clean Air

For kids with complex medical needs, one need isn’t complex at all: clean air. At AirBox, we are a leading provider of innovative indoor air quality solutions and are thrilled to announce our partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston. As part of our latest initiative aimed at improving the health and well-being of those who need it most, we’ve outfitted the entire facility with industry-leading air purifiers. In April, our AirBox team and our AirBox NASCAR Xfinity Series Driver, Hailie Deegan, delivered the air purifiers and spent time with the current and former families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Charleston. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a safe sanctuary and abundant resources and programs for families with children receiving medical treatment away from home. Since its inception in 1974, RMHC has grown into a global network with over 380 Houses and Family Rooms in 64 countries and regions, serving millions of families each year. RMHC provides a comfortable and supportive environment where families can stay together and focus on their child's health. AirBox recognized Ronald McDonald House Charities as the ideal partner due to their unwavering commitment to families' well-being. RMHC's compassionate mission and health-driven mindset resonate deeply with our values. The organization's dedication to providing a comforting home away from home for families facing medical challenges aligns perfectly with AirBox's desire to support those in need. RMHC's understanding of the importance of clean air and a healthy environment further solidified the partnership, as our innovative air purification systems provide extensive health benefits to families staying at RMHC facilities. ‘Children that have complex medical conditions commonly have compromised immune systems, so clean air is extremely important to this very vulnerable population,’ said [RMHC of Charleston CEO Kathy ‘KP’ Papadimitriou], ‘I can’t thank AirBox enough for providing these air purifiers.’ Clean indoor air has major health benefits for everyone, especially children who suffer from complex medical needs and their family members trying to stay healthy so they can continue to visit their child during in-patient stays. Our donation responds to the growing concern over indoor air quality and its impact on those already at risk due to illness. At AirBox, we recognize the importance of providing these children and their families with a clean and healthy environment, which can significantly improve their quality of life and overall health. 'We are thrilled to be able to contribute to the well-being of these brave children and their families,' said [AirBox COO Meredith Teague], 'The key link between a child’s health and the indoor air quality around them has always been prevalent to AirBox as most of us have children of our own. Our air purifiers are just a small contribution compared to what the Ronald McDonald House Charities team does for these families in their time of need. We are happy to partner with such an inspiring organization.’ Extensive research underscores the health advantages of clean air, demonstrating its ability to alleviate respiratory symptoms, asthma attacks, and various health concerns. AirBox's provision of air purifiers to RMHC of Charleston utilizes advanced Certified HEPA filtration technology that effectively removes airborne particles and aerosols, bacteria, dust, allergens, and more, creating a safer and healthier indoor environment for those who need it most. Who is AirBox? Founded in 2017, we at AirBox are dedicated to delivering impeccable air quality for enhanced health and safety everywhere. Offering a comprehensive indoor air quality solution, we conduct indoor air diagnostics through our ASHRAE Standard 62.1 compliant Indoor Air Quality Assessment, offer recommendations to improve the air quality, and offer commercial-grade solutions to fit any industry’s needs. Our commercial air purifiers, featuring Certified HEPA filtration and proudly made in the USA, facilitate adherence to the latest industry standards. We are a trusted resource and long-term partner for indoor air quality. What’s Next? To highlight the partnership, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Charleston will be featured on our sponsored #15 NASCAR Xfinity Series Ford Mustang driven by Hailie Deegan during the Darlington race on May 11th, 2024. Hailie teamed up with our AirBox team to deliver the fleet of air purifiers, as she shares the same core belief that every sick child deserves the best chance they can get at winning their race to health. Our team is pledging to donate indoor air quality resources and solutions to at least one Ronald McDonald House per year. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of those in need, and this donation is a testament to that commitment. By providing these air purifiers to Ronald McDonald Houses across the U.S., AirBox hopes to make a meaningful difference in the overall health and well-being of the families that stay with them. You Can Help Too! The Ronald McDonald House Charities provides numerous ways to get involved. From hosting a fundraiser and volunteering at your local chapter to fulfilling a wishlist, RMHC paves the way for anyone and everyone to aid the life of a sick child. Visit https://rmhc.org/get-involved for more information ...

AirBox, Inc. continues to lead the market in clean air solutions by adding air audit and assessment services to their offerings.

AirBox, the leading brand and USA-based manufacturer in commercial indoor air quality (IAQ), is excited to announce their new indoor air quality services, designed to help facilities become compliant with existing and future ventilation requirements. As the effects of polluted air become more recognizable to the general public, Americans demand cleaner air, not just at home but also in commercial spaces. Furthermore, ASHRAE Standard 241 has introduced basic requirements, such as the use of specific filtration and air cleaning methods (including HEPA filters) and creating a plan for times when there is an increased risk of infection. This means that not only is clean air desired by people occupying indoor spaces, but indoor air is now also required to be measured and regulated to ensure the health and safety of indoor spaces. Effective immediately, AirBox's Analytical Group is offering indoor air quality audit and assessment services to commercial clients. Following ASHRAE and LEED standards, AirBox will identify VOC's and particulate matter using calibrated instrumentation and lab analysis to help building owners make educated decisions for IAQ improvements, audit their existing IAQ practices, and mitigate liability for IAQ complaints. “Understanding the components of the air that we breathe indoors is critical for keeping people safer and healthier. Indoor air quality assessments provide building owners with a first-hand account of the building conditions occupants are exposed to on an everyday basis. My team uses IAQ assessment data that is measured through mass spectroscopy, optical microscopy, and a range of continuous monitoring measurement procedures, such as laser photometer, non-dispersive infrared (NDIR), gas sensitive semiconductor (GSS), and galvanic cell technology. In turn, we make recommendations to control these contaminants which will have a huge impact for the given space.” – Cara Cywinski, LEED Certified Environmental Scientist In addition to improving their clean air solutions through these new services, AirBox has updated all certifications for their products to meet the recent ASHRAE Standard 241 requirements. AirBox will also proudly adhere to the same strict manufacturing regulations and standard compliances when developing new products – such as the new line of revolutionary air cleaners unlike any other ever to be designed or manufactured that AirBox looks to launch in the coming months. AirBox is proud to be the only air cleaning device manufacturer to offer this type of turnkey solution making them the all-in-one clean air experts, from testing and reporting to creating an optimized clean air plan and providing the products that are certified to do the job. By partnering with AirBox, employers and building owners can rest assured they are in compliance with newly appointed standards and regulations, thereby keeping their buildings safe and healthy for everyone inside. “Diagnostics and solutions should always go hand in hand when controlling indoor air quality. It clearly identifies the problems and validates the solutions. This crucial step has been overlooked when planning for an effective indoor air quality strategy. First and foremost, AirBox is a partner. We’re revolutionizing the indoor air quality space by providing help at every stage of IAQ improvement. Our end goal is to partner with building owners to provide a safer working, learning, and living environment for occupants while providing peace of mind that they are meeting the most current ventilation standards and mitigating their liability.”– Adam Smith, AirBox President About AirBox AirBox is an industry leader in contamination control and pathogen mitigation for commercial facilities and occupied spaces. AirBox products are manufactured in an EPA-registered facility in North Carolina, UL Listed, ASHRAE Standard 241-Compliant, and utilize Certified HEPA technology that evolved from filtration technology common to ultra-clean manufacturing and research environments typical to pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and biotechnology industries. For additional information, visit www.airboxamerica.com ...

Funding Clean Air: Navigating ESSER and EPA Opportunities for Schools

Introduction In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, educational institutions have faced unprecedented challenges, particularly in ensuring the health and safety of students and staff. The importance of maintaining high indoor air quality (IAQ) in schools has emerged as a critical concern, given its significant impact on reducing the transmission of viruses and enhancing the overall learning environment.  To address this, the U.S. government has stepped forward with pivotal financial support through ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) funding. These initiatives represent a concerted effort to bolster schools' capabilities in managing IAQ and safeguarding the well-being of their communities. ESSER and EPA funding are more than just financial aids; they are lifelines that empower schools to undertake comprehensive improvements in IAQ systems, implement cutting-edge health protocols, and adopt innovative educational technologies. With these funds, schools can navigate the complex landscape of post-pandemic recovery and ensure that their environments are conducive to learning and growth. These funds underscore a growing recognition of the vital role that environmental factors play in educational outcomes. Improved IAQ is linked to better student performance, lower absenteeism, and enhanced cognitive functions — key indicators of a thriving learning community. As schools strive to adapt to the new normal, ESSER and EPA funding provide essential resources for creating healthier, more sustainable environments where students and teachers can excel. Decoding ESSER: Empowering Schools in the Wake of COVID-19  The ESSER fund has been a cornerstone in the United States' response to the educational disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Introduced as part of the CARES Act in March 2020, ESSER funding was designed to help schools navigate the unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic. With subsequent allocations under the CRRSA Act and the American Rescue Plan, the funding has evolved to address both immediate needs and longer-term educational challenges.  This financial aid supports a broad range of activities, from enhancing remote learning capabilities to making necessary adjustments for in-person instruction, including significant improvements in IAQ and upgrading facilities to meet health guidelines.  This progression underscores the federal government's commitment to supporting educational institutions as they adapt to changing public health conditions and strive to provide uninterrupted learning. ESSER Funding Allocation and Use The allocation of ESSER funds is flexible, allowing schools to determine the most effective uses based on their unique circumstances. This includes addressing learning loss, preparing schools for reopening, testing, repairing, and upgrading projects to improve air quality in school buildings.  The broad scope of permissible uses ensures that schools can invest in a wide array of initiatives to benefit students and staff, from mental health services to technology enhancements for online learning. However, as schools plan their recovery strategies, it's crucial to be mindful of the deadlines for utilizing ESSER funds. Timely planning and execution of improvement projects are essential to maximize the impact of this funding. By adhering to these timelines, schools can ensure that they leverage ESSER funds effectively to address both immediate and long-term educational challenges, setting the stage for a resilient and inclusive recovery from the pandemic's effects. Unlocking the Potential: EPA Funding for School Air Quality In an effort to complement existing initiatives like ESSER funding, the EPA has introduced a new funding opportunity as a direct response to the urgent need for improved ventilation and air purification in educational facilities across the country and is specifically aimed at enhancing IAQ in schools.   Schools can benefit from eligible projects such as improving indoor air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, alongside capacity building, training and education initiatives, as well as research and demonstration projects. By offering financial assistance for such projects, the EPA aims to address the long-standing issue of indoor air pollution in schools. The EPA's funding initiative is designed to support schools in their efforts to identify, monitor, and mitigate air quality issues, thereby promoting the well-being of students and staff alike.  How Schools Can Access EPA Funding The EPA will award four to six grants of $5 million to $8 million to support five years of school IAQ and energy efficiency activities. The deadline to apply is March 19, 2024 and the grants are expected to be awarded by fall 2024. Accessing the EPA's IAQ funding requires schools to navigate a series of application processes and compliance guidelines. Schools are encouraged to conduct comprehensive IAQ assessments to identify specific needs and prioritize projects that will have the most significant impact.  Collaboration with local health departments and adherence to EPA guidelines are crucial steps in developing a strong funding application. Additionally, schools must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining improved IAQ standards over the long term, ensuring that the benefits of funded projects are sustained well into the future. This funding opportunity represents a pivotal moment for schools to enhance their indoor air quality, a critical component of creating safer and more inviting educational spaces.  By taking advantage of both ESSER and EPA funding, schools can implement comprehensive solutions that address immediate health concerns while laying the groundwork for ongoing environmental wellness. Strategic Planning for IAQ Success: Utilizing ESSER and EPA Grants In the quest to create safer, healthier learning environments, schools have a unique opportunity to tap into significant financial resources through ESSER and EPA funding. These funds, earmarked specifically for educational and environmental health initiatives, offer schools the means to undertake necessary improvements in IAQ. However, maximizing these opportunities requires strategic planning, precise identification of needs, and an understanding of how to effectively combine resources from both programs. Identifying Needs and Planning for IAQ Improvements The first step in leveraging these funds effectively is to conduct a thorough assessment of the school's current IAQ status. This involves: Identifying potential sources of air pollution, Evaluating the efficiency of existing ventilation systems, and  Determining the need for air purification solutions.  Schools should prioritize projects based on urgency, impact on student and staff health, and alignment with funding guidelines.  Creating a comprehensive IAQ improvement plan with clear objectives and measurable outcomes is essential for successful funding applications and project implementation. Best Practices for Utilizing ESSER and EPA Funds To maximize the impact of ESSER and EPA funding, schools should consider a multifaceted approach to IAQ improvements. This includes: Upgrading HVAC systems to enhance ventilation Installing high-efficiency air filters Implementing regular maintenance schedules to ensure long-term effectiveness.  Additionally, investing in portable air cleaners, like AirBox, for high-density areas and adopting indoor air quality management plans can further safeguard against pollutants and pathogens. Collaboration with stakeholders, including staff, parents, and local health authorities, is crucial in prioritizing projects and ensuring community support. Schools should also explore opportunities for matching funds or in-kind contributions to extend the reach of federal dollars.  By adhering to best practices in project planning and execution, schools can create healthier learning environments that benefit students and staff well beyond the immediate future. This not only addresses the immediate challenges posed by the pandemic but also establishes a foundation for ongoing environmental health and wellness in schools. Navigating the Maze: Solutions for School IAQ Funding Challenges Securing and effectively utilizing ESSER and EPA funding presents a unique set of challenges for schools aiming to IAQ. From navigating complex application processes to ensuring compliance with specific use requirements, the path to obtaining and maximizing these funds can seem daunting.  However, with a clear understanding of common obstacles and strategic solutions, schools can overcome these hurdles and realize the full potential of their funding opportunities. Navigating Funding Hurdles One of the primary challenges schools face is the intricate application and reporting requirements associated with ESSER and EPA funds. The paperwork can be overwhelming, and the need for detailed planning and budgeting may deter some schools from applying. To navigate these hurdles, schools should seek guidance from state education agencies, utilize available templates and resources for application writing, and consider partnering with consultants who specialize in federal education funding. Establishing a dedicated team to manage the funding process can also streamline applications and ensure compliance with all requirements. Another challenge is the timing and allocation of funds. Schools must carefully plan their projects to align with funding deadlines and ensure that spending is both strategic and timely. This involves prioritizing projects that meet urgent needs while also considering the long-term sustainability of IAQ improvements. Regular communication with funding agencies to stay informed about deadlines and flexibility in fund usage can help schools manage their projects more effectively. Ensuring Long-Term Healthy IAQ For schools to ensure long-term healthy IAQ, ongoing maintenance and monitoring are essential. This requires developing a sustainable plan that includes regular evaluations of IAQ, continued education and training for staff, and engagement with the school community about the importance of air quality. Securing additional funding sources for maintenance or leveraging community partnerships can provide the necessary support for these ongoing efforts. Despite the challenges, the opportunities presented by ESSER and EPA funding for IAQ improvements are significant. With strategic planning, collaboration, and a focus on long-term success, schools can transform these challenges into stepping stones toward healthier and more resilient educational environments. Closing Thoughts: The Path Forward with ESSER and EPA Funding As we wrap up our exploration of ESSER and EPA funding opportunities for improving indoor air quality in schools, it's clear that these resources represent a pivotal investment in the health and well-being of students and staff.  The strategic use of ESSER and EPA funding can catalyze transformative changes in how schools approach indoor air quality, setting new standards for safe, healthy learning spaces.  By addressing current challenges with foresight and innovation, schools can ensure that the benefits of these investments are felt for years to come, enhancing educational outcomes and supporting community well-being. As schools navigate this path, the lessons learned and successes achieved will undoubtedly serve as a blueprint for future initiatives aimed at ensuring all students have access to a healthy learning environment. If you’re ready to learn more about utilizing ESSER and EPA funding  for improving indoor air quality in your school district ...

Why Contractors are Key to Improving Indoor Air Quality

Our mission aligns with the vital needs of contractors, equipping you with advanced tools and technologies for IAQ improvement. At AirBox, we understand the challenges and nuances of ensuring clean air in various commercial environments. From schools to offices, our commitment is to provide clean, safe air for everyone.  Here, we delve into ways in which AirBox empowers contractors. Moreover, we strive to show you our effective solutions that lead to successful partnerships.  Join us as we explore the pivotal role of contractors in achieving optimal indoor air quality and how AirBox's expertise and support make a significant difference. The Critical Role of Contractors in Enhancing Indoor Air Quality Contractors in the indoor air quality (IAQ) field are integral to implementing healthier environments. With AirBox's innovative solutions, you can find a partnership that elevates your ability to tackle IAQ challenges effectively. This collaboration is about more than just equipping spaces with advanced systems; it's about enhancing the contractors' role in transforming indoor air quality. In this partnership, we provide contractors with the latest in IAQ technology. With your on-the-ground expertise, you are pivotal in bringing these solutions to life. You ensure that indoor spaces are compliant with health standards and conducive to well-being. AirBox Solutions: Empowering Contractors in IAQ Enhancement AirBox is dedicated to empowering contractors in indoor air quality (IAQ) enhancement. We provide a suite of advanced products and technologies specifically designed to support the complex needs of IAQ management. Our solutions offer contractors a robust platform for: Diagnosing the quality of air Improving air quality  Monitoring air quality Maintaining optimal air quality in diverse environments Our technical support extends beyond conventional offerings. AirBox will equip you with intelligent IAQ monitoring systems that deliver real-time data and insights. Our Smart Fleet Management system empowers you to make informed decisions and implement precise solutions tailored to each client's unique requirements. Our state-of-the-art filtration systems and air quality management tools facilitate easy adoption and efficient operation. They are engineered to integrate seamlessly with existing HVAC infrastructures.  Additionally, our commitment to innovation means contractors have access to the latest advancements in IAQ technology. This includes smart sensors that detect various air quality factors and advanced filtration technologies that address specific air quality concerns. By partnering with AirBox, you are equipped with superior technology. Furthermore, you will have the knowledge and support needed to navigate the evolving landscape of IAQ solutions. This partnership ensures you can confidently offer your clients the most effective and up-to-date IAQ enhancements. Case Study: Successful Indoor Air Quality Improvements with AirBox The case of Oceanside High School illustrates a significant aspect for contractors: the practical application of advanced IAQ solutions in real-world settings. This school recently faced a challenge common in public spaces: mitigating the spread of COVID-19. This situation required a solution that was effective and also easily implementable by contractors in a busy educational environment. AirBox provided the solution with its Peak Series-S units. We chose this option because of its high-efficiency filtration capabilities while being concealable in a small classroom. Contractors installed these units in the gym's weight room, locker rooms, and other key locations. AirBox systems can easily be integrated into existing spaces. This is an essential factor for contractors working in varied and often challenging environments. The outcome was a safer environment for students and significantly reduced risk of virus transmission. This successful implementation can show you how to leverage AirBox's technology to address pressing IAQ challenges. It demonstrates the practicality and effectiveness of our solutions in real-life scenarios. Moreover, it reinforces the contractor's role in enhancing public health through improved IAQ. Building a Strong Partnership: How AirBox Collaborates with Contractors At AirBox, our collaboration with contractors centers on providing you with comprehensive technical support and advanced air purification systems. We cater to a diverse range of commercial spaces and ensure contractors have everything they need for successful integration. Our detailed submittals, along with Installation, Operation, & Maintenance Manuals (IO&M), provide essential information and guidelines. These resources are crucial for contractors, architects, and engineers who need detailed data on our air cleaners. Our commitment to ASHRAE Standard 241 compliance is integral to our partnership with contractors. We assist in creating building readiness plans and offer compliance packages for ASHRAE Standard 241. These packages include: A cover letter with AirBox certification Product specification sheets,  Safety and bioaerosol test reports,  Maintenance requirements and  Detailed Safe Air Plans  Our roots in cleanroom technology, originating from the semiconductor manufacturing industry, have given us deep insights into micro-contamination and filtration. We apply this expertise to our commercial air purification solutions and share it with you. This enables you to use our state-of-the-art, certified HEPA air cleaners in your projects effectively. Joining Forces for Healthier Indoor Environments As we conclude, it's clear that the collaboration between AirBox and contractors is pivotal in advancing indoor air quality (IAQ). This partnership is essential in creating healthier, safer indoor environments across various commercial spaces. From detailed submittals to compliance with ASHRAE Standard 241, AirBox equips contractors with the necessary tools and knowledge to effectively enhance IAQ. Real-world case studies, like the implementation at Oceanside High School, exemplify the tangible impact of this collaboration.  AirBox's expertise combined with the practical know-how of contractors, forms a formidable team in the fight for better air quality. This synergy is about improving IAQ and promoting overall health and well-being in indoor spaces.  As we move forward, the importance of maintaining high indoor air quality standards cannot be overstated. Contractors seeking to enhance their IAQ solutions and deliver superior air quality can find their partner in AirBox. Together, we can achieve the shared goal of cleaner, healthier air for all. Contact us to learn more about how AirBox can support your IAQ projects and explore partnership opportunities. Let's join forces to create healthier indoor environments ...

The Health Benefits of Air Cleaners for Indoor Environments

At AirBox, we don't just create air cleaners; we innovate solutions for healthier living. Our mission is to transform indoor environments – from bustling schools to dynamic offices – into havens of clean air. There is a growing concern about air quality and its impact on our health. This is why it's time to focus on what really matters: breathing cleaner, healthier air. AirBox air cleaners use advanced technology and high-efficiency HEPA filters. That way, they capture the unseen – tiny particles and contaminants that affect our health every day. We're talking about more than just removing dust or pollen. This is a comprehensive approach to purifying your breathing space. This post will guide you through the wonders of AirBox air cleaners, their transformative impact, and how you can choose the right one for your needs. Embrace the health benefits of air cleaners and embark on a journey to elevate your indoor air quality. With AirBox, a breath of fresh air is just the beginning. Air Cleaners: Much More Than Meets the Eye When we think of air cleaners, it's easy to picture just an injection molded plastic box with flimsy filters sitting in a bedroom corner. But with new studies coming out almost daily, there are more reasons to invest in air cleaners. AirBox air cleaners are game-changers in creating healthier indoor spaces. They do more than just trap dust and pollen. These devices are like silent guardians, working tirelessly to improve the air we breathe. Imagine a room where the air is not just clean but purified. That's what AirBox offers. Our air cleaners use HEPA filters, known for trapping 99.99% of particles as small as 0.3 microns. It's not just about removing the visible dust or pet dander. We're talking about capturing the tiny particles you can't see. These are the culprits behind allergies, asthma attacks, and even long-term respiratory issues. But the magic doesn't stop there. AirBox air cleaners also tackle molecular contaminants. They use a proprietary blend of advanced carbon media to absorb harmful chemicals and odors. This means cleaner air but also peace of mind. You are not just removing allergens but creating an environment supporting health and wellbeing. In schools, offices, or homes, these air cleaners are vital. They ensure that the air circulating around us is not a vehicle for health hazards. How Clean Air Transforms Your Health Clean air is not just a comfort; it's a health necessity. Here's how AirBox air cleaners make a real difference. Your body notices when the air in your space is free from pollutants. You breathe easier, sleep better, and even think more clearly. Allergies can be a thing of the past. AirBox air cleaners trap pollen, dust mites, and pet dander – the usual suspects of sneezing and sniffling indoors. This means fewer allergy symptoms and more comfortable days. Asthma sufferers, take note. Cleaner air means fewer triggers. With fewer irritants in the air, asthma attacks can decrease significantly. It's not just about managing symptoms. It's about creating an environment where these problems are less likely to occur. But it's more than respiratory health. Clean air impacts overall well-being. Studies show that cleaner air can lead to better cognitive function and reduced stress levels. When your brain gets pure, oxygen-rich air, it works at its best. Unlock the Health Wonders of Air Cleaners in Professional Spaces AirBox brings a revolution to professional environments like schools and workplaces. Here's how our air cleaners unlock health wonders in these critical spaces. In schools, where young minds grow, clean air is paramount. AirBox air cleaners significantly reduce airborne contaminants, from chalk dust to flu viruses. This means fewer sick days for both students and teachers. A classroom with purified air is a place where concentration improves and learning thrives. AirBox air cleaners are making a notable difference in schools, where clean air is crucial. Now, picture a typical office. It's not just a workspace; it's a breathing space for ideas and innovation. AirBox air cleaners play a vital role here. They tackle pollutants that can cause headaches, fatigue, and even long-term health issues. Clean air leads to increased productivity and a more energized workforce. Then, there's the aspect of safety in manufacturing environments. AirBox's advanced air cleaning technology can handle even the most challenging pollutants, like chemical fumes and fine particulates. This isn't just about meeting health and safety standards; it's about exceeding them. Furthermore, it is about ensuring a workplace that's not just compliant but truly healthy. Choose Your Air Cleaner Based on Your Needs Selecting the right air cleaner is crucial for a healthier indoor environment. This is more than just about buying a new product based on cost or a warranty, it is about finding a solution that caters to your needs, will be effective in the environment it’s placed in, and will keep you in compliance with recent ventilation standards. Let's break down the key considerations. First up, pay attention to what certifications or industry standards the air cleaner claims to be in compliance with. By January 1, 2025, all air cleaners used in commercial spaces must be compliant with the testing requirements as stated in Appendix A of the ASHRAE Standard 241: Control of Infectious Aerosols. You may want to reconsider your purchase if the device you’re looking at is not compliant with this Standard. Next up, size matters. A smaller, bedroom style unit might be perfect for a private office. However, larger spaces like classrooms and conference rooms demand more powerful models and commercial-grade filters. AirBox offers a range of sizes to ensure effective coverage in any space. Then, consider the specific challenges of your environment. Are you dealing with high foot traffic with increased bioaerosols, or perhaps an industrial or manufacturing area prone to specific chemicals, pollutants or allergens? Schools, for instance, require air cleaners that can handle everything from chalk dust to mold and flu viruses. AirBox's advanced models are designed with varying filtration methods to meet these diverse demands. Also, let's talk about efficiency. AirBox air cleaners are equipped with energy efficient fan motors and HEPA filters that can last for many years. Our Smart Fleet Management software allows the users to create unique operation schedules for their air cleaners while also monitoring the filter life. This software adds to the efficiency of the overall air cleaning program making it one of the most energy and cost efficient solutions on the market.  This is important for creating a long-term air quality program that creates a safe, breathable environment free from health hazards. Lastly, don't overlook the ease of use. At AirBox, we understand that an air cleaner should seamlessly integrate into your space without causing disruption. Our models are: User-friendly Easy to maintain Quiet when operating  Enhancing your daily activities Choosing an AirBox air cleaner means opting for a healthier, more productive environment. One that is tailored to your unique needs and challenges. Embracing Air Cleaners for Healthier Living Choosing AirBox air cleaners is a big step towards a healthier life. Throughout this post, we've explored many benefits of air cleaners in indoor environments. Let's recap the key takeaways. First, remember that air cleaners do a lot more than just filter dust. They're powerful tools for health. With HEPA filters, AirBox machines capture tiny, harmful particles. This means cleaner air, fewer allergies, and better breathing for everyone. In schools, these air cleaners are real game-changers. They cut down on germs and allergens, leading to less sickness and more focus in class. It's not just about being healthy; it's about making the best environment for learning. In offices, clean air means more energy and better work. AirBox helps keep the air fresh, which can lead to fewer headaches and more productive days. Picking the right AirBox is key. Whether you need a small one for a cozy office or a big one for a busy gymnasium, we've got you covered. Each model is made to fit different spaces and needs. Lastly, investing in AirBox air cleaners is investing in a healthier lifestyle. Our cleaners transform our spaces into healthier, more enjoyable places to work and spend time in.  Elevate Your Indoor Air Quality Today Ready to elevate your indoor air quality? Learn more about how AirBox can transform your professional environment. As your partner in creating healthy indoor spaces, we're committed to offering full, consultative solutions tailored to your specific needs.  Simply contact us for more information, and let's start this journey towards cleaner, healthier air together.  With AirBox, better air quality isn't just a dream – it's a reality within reach ...

The One Thing Facilities Managers Need For Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

In the midst of this, one critical aspect often demands special attention – maintaining superior indoor air quality. It's a vital yet complex puzzle piece in the broader picture of facility management. This is where AirBox cleaners sail into the picture. At AirBox, we understand the multifaceted challenges faced by facility managers. Our mission is to ease this journey by providing innovative solutions tailored to your unique needs.  Our flagship offering, the Smart Fleet Management System, is more than just a product – it's a pathway to streamlined and efficient facility management. Here, you can discover how AirBox can turn everyday hurdles into opportunities for enhanced performance.What Challenges Do Facility Managers Face?  Facility managers juggle a complex mix of responsibilities daily. Ensuring a safe, productive environment tops their list. They must balance tight budgets while meeting ever-evolving building codes and environmental standards. It's a high-pressure role, with challenges coming from all directions. One major concern is indoor air quality. It's not just about comfort; it's a health issue. Poor air quality can lead to health problems for occupants, from minor irritations to serious respiratory conditions. Keeping up with the latest standards in air filtration and quality is a constant challenge. The maintenance of systems and equipment is also a key concern. Facility managers need to ensure everything functions seamlessly, often across large spaces or multiple locations. This includes regular checks, repairs, and replacements – a task that becomes daunting without the right tools and technology. The pandemic added another layer of complexity. Now, facility managers must also consider strategies to minimize the spread of airborne diseases. This new responsibility means staying informed about the latest developments in air purification technology and health guidelines. Moreover, facility managers often work with limited resources. They have to make tough choices about where to allocate funds, sometimes at the expense of essential upgrades or maintenance. This balancing act requires both strategic thinking and a deep understanding of the facility's needs. Move Towards the Smart Management That's where smart management systems come in, offering a helping hand to streamline your workflow. These systems aren't just a step toward modernization but a leap toward simplifying your daily grind. Think of smart management as your personal assistant, giving you the ability to monitor and control different aspects of your facility with just a few taps on your device. This means you can keep an eye on things from anywhere, making multitasking a breeze. It's like being in multiple places at once, ensuring everything runs smoothly. The real beauty of these systems is their knack for making your job more manageable. They reduce the need for those endless rounds of manual checks, freeing up your schedule. This extra time allows you to focus on more strategic tasks, like improving facility operations or planning for future upgrades. And let's not forget the energy-saving perks – these systems are not just about ease of use but about being cost-effective and eco-friendly. Smart management tools adapt to you. They are designed to evolve, keeping up with new trends and regulations in facility management. This means you are always equipped to handle whatever the day throws at you, staying efficient and ahead of the curve.Introducing Smart Fleet Management System At AirBox, we understand the daily hurdles faced by facility managers. That's why we've developed the Smart Fleet Management System, a cutting-edge solution designed to revolutionize your approach to facility management. So, what exactly is the Smart Fleet Management System? It's an innovative, centralized platform that allows you to manage and monitor a network of air cleaners across your facility. Think of it as your control center. Here, you can oversee the air quality in every corner of your building with ease and precision. But it's not just about monitoring. This system empowers you to take action, you can: adjust settings schedule operations  troubleshoot issues from a single dashboard Whether you're in your office or on the go, managing the indoor air quality of your facility becomes a task you can handle with just a few clicks. For facility managers, this means a significant reduction in workload and an increase in efficiency. Gone are the days of manual checks and guesswork. The Smart Fleet Management System provides you with real-time data and alerts. It allows you to stay proactive and prevent small issues from becoming major problems. Moreover, this system is designed with ease of use in mind. Its intuitive interface makes it simple to get the hang of, so you can start optimizing your facility's air quality right away. Take the guesswork out of maintaining clean air quality The Smart Fleet Management System from AirBox takes the guesswork out of maintaining optimal indoor air quality. It's all about giving facility managers like you the power to schedule, monitor, and adapt with unprecedented precision. Scheduling Made Simple: With our system, you can schedule the operation of your HEPA air purifiers across your facility to match the rhythm of your daily activities. Whether it's ramping up purification during peak occupancy hours or scaling back when areas are unoccupied, you have complete control. This not only ensures efficient air purification but also helps in cutting down unnecessary energy usage. Real-time Monitoring: The heart of our system lies in its real-time monitoring capability. You get instant updates on the performance of each air cleaner, including filter status and overall air quality metrics. This level of detail means you can make informed decisions quickly, ensuring a consistently healthy environment for occupants. Adapting with Ease: Flexibility is key in facility management, and our system excels in this area. Whether it's a change in building occupancy, an unexpected event, or new health guidelines, you can adapt the settings of your air cleaners in real time. This adaptability ensures that your facility is not just reacting to changes but proactively managing them. Austin's School Story: A Testament to Efficiency There are many spaces we serve with our air cleaners. A real-life example of how AirBox's Smart Fleet Management System makes a difference is in a school in Austin, Texas. They faced the challenge of maintaining optimal indoor air quality across its campus. With concerns about student health and the desire for an efficient solution, they turned to AirBox. Like many educational facilities, the Austin school needed to ensure a safe learning environment for its students, especially in light of increased health awareness due to the pandemic. They required a system that could manage air quality effectively without demanding constant manual oversight. By implementing our Smart Fleet Management System, the school could automate and streamline the operation of its air cleaners. The system allows for precise scheduling and monitoring. This means it is tailored to the unique needs of each classroom and common area. The benefits were immediate and significant. The school reported that the filters in their air cleaners lasted nearly two years, thanks to the efficient scheduling and monitoring provided by our system. This not only meant improved air quality but also substantial savings on maintenance and replacement costs. Additionally, the school could ensure a consistently healthy and comfortable environment for students and staff, which is paramount in an educational setting. Assurance of Air Quality and Asset Security The journey to streamlined facility management is about two key aspects: ensuring top-notch air quality and securing your assets. At AirBox, we understand these priorities deeply. Our Smart Fleet Management System is more than just a tool—it's a commitment to enhancing the health and efficiency of your environment. With our system, peace of mind comes as a standard. You gain the assurance of consistent high indoor air quality, which is crucial for the well-being of everyone in your facility. Whether it's a school, office, or any public space, clean air isn't just a luxury; it's a necessity. Our system ensures that this necessity is met effortlessly and effectively. Beyond air quality, our system also helps protect your investment in air-purifying equipment. With real-time monitoring and alerts, you're always in the know about the status and performance of your assets. This proactive approach not only extends the life of your equipment but also ensures that your investment is always working hard for you. At AirBox, we are not just providers but partners in your quest for a healthier, more efficient facility. So, if you're looking to elevate your facility management experience, talk to our experts about what would suit your needs the best. They are here to guide you through every step, ensuring that you have all the support you need. Together, we can make your facility a model of efficiency and health ...