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27 November 2015 | Updated 01 January 1970
 

A new air quality control system for public and shared spaces is now available in the UK from Fellowes.

The AeraMax Professional is claimed to remove over 99% of airborne particles including germs, viruses, mould spores and unwanted odours and so improve the quality of the air breathed indoors.

With the cost of more than £14 billion to UK businesses each year through sickness absence and the financial impact of ‘presenteeism’ estimated to be even higher, the benefits of improved air quality is clear. A recent report from the World Green Building Council on this topic concluded that productivity gains of between 8% and 11% are not uncommon as a result of improved better air quality.

Through the use of a multi-stage air purification process, AeraMax PRO reduces the presence of airborne germs, allergens and odours. A HEPA filter (high efficiency particulate air), treated with an antimicrobial layer, captures 99.97% of airborne particulate down to as small as 0.3 microns. An activated carbon filter adsorbs unwanted odours and volatile organic compounds that can lead to poor air quality and a bipolar ioniser breaks down microorganisms and odours throughout the room, providing a cleaner, more hygienic indoor environment.

AeraMax PRO also incorporates EnviroSmart Sensor Technology into its wall mounted unit. By constantly monitoring the room’s air quality and occupancy, the unit can automatically adjust its performance to maximise the quality of the air whilst reducing energy consumption and extending the life of the filters. It is designed to be wall mounted and is available in two sizes to cater for multiple environments.

“The Environmental Protection Agency recently ranked indoor air pollution among the top five environmental risks to public health, so it is more important than ever to take a proactive approach to ensure indoor air quality is maintained and improved,” explained Mike Booth, European Marketing Manager – Air Treatment, Fellowes UK.

Picture: An impressive 99.97% of airborne particulate down to as small as 0.3 microns can be captured by the AeraMax PRO from Fellowes

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 27 November 2015

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