With fire comes smoke with smoke comes masks (selling out in California hardware stores), with masks come the desire for breathing clean air and using indoor air purifiers. My favorite air purifier company, Swiss-based IQAir, just introduced Atem, a personal Air Purifier for home office, or any personal zone, use.
Atem means breath. Every breath we take adds to or diminishes our quality of life.
Atem Personal Air Purifier is sleek.
At 4.1 pounds... it's portable.
With dimensions measured in inches - 13" x 13"x 5.8"... it's easy to find a space in your bedroom, office or living room.
The Atem compact air purifier uses a powerful HyperHEPA to create a clean breathing space. German-made, the modern-looking white sphere attaches to a thin metal stand. Similar to an iPhone touch, you simply touch the center of the sphere with two fingers. With each touch, you hear a sound and a color hue corresponds to the air speed you desire. A small blue light equals low speed. Medium blue light equals medium speed and full blue light equals high speed.
To enhance your experience, there's the IQAir Atem App. This App allows you to adjust the fan speed, light and sound settings, get filter life notifications, and turn the air purifier on and off.
I currently use the Atem Personal Air Purifier in the living room near the couch where I read. I use the IQAir HealthPro Plus in my bedroom. According to many reputable studies, IQAir provides some of the best indoor air protection you can find.
In 2003, IQAir was chosen by the Hong Kong Hospitals as the mobile air cleaner to be used in the fight against SARS. The HKHA's selection of IQAir marked the first time specialized air cleaners to be used as a control measure against SARS. Moreover, IQAir has been approved by the FDA's (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) Department of Health and Human Services as a Class II medical device.
Recently, at approximately 6:15 a.m. I received a text from the city to evacuate. As you know, fire has been spreading throughout California. I was lucky and returned home after three days. Nonetheless, the air quality suffered. While we often can't dissipate air pollution, we can get relief with quality air purifiers. And that's why I use them.