Clean air, along with good ventilation have been shown to positively affect students’ performance and reduce the risk of contracting respiratory illnesses. Removing malodours would improve mood and attitudes as odours have been shown to influence work performance.
Health care facilities
The complexity of a health care facility contributes to the pollutants it emits – from volatile organic compounds (eg. used during medical procedures) to the cleaning and office products and equipment which can affect the well-being of their patients and their workers.
“More hotels are adding air purifiers and filters to their guest rooms, either because the outside air is prone to smoke or pollution, or because guests demand them for health reasons.” The New York Times(2009).
Aura Air worked with Hilton hotels in a recent pilot study and 82% of the users surveyed said that staying in a hotel room with clean and purified air was important to them. 74% of customers would pay more to stay in a room with better air quality.
The air pollution inside a car can be up to 12 times more than outdoors19. A study by the World Health Organisation showed that exposing children whose bodies are not fully developed to these toxic fumes can cause wheezing, coughing among other respiratory issues and long term exposure can cause bronchitis, chronic cough and asthma Aura Air can effectively reduce the pollution inside MRT trains, public and tour buses, taxis & private hire cars, cruise liners and ferries and even airplanes; purifying the air for a safer and cleaner ride.
Senior living and nursing homes
Maintaining the air quality where the elderly are predominantly indoors is paramount and complex.It has been shown that outbreaks of influenza virus infections are predominantly in nursing homes Outbreaks in long-term care facilities can have devastating consequences and put a strain on the health services.