Tagged with 'air quality'

Hygiene Theater: Perlukah Disinfeksi Ruangan?

Ingatkah Anda di awal masa pandemi, berbagai video dan informasi bermunculan tentang anjuran kebersihan atas barang-barang yang kita sentuh untuk menghindari adanya kontaminasi dari virus corona? Ironisnya, semua tindakan kebersihan ini hanyalah ilusi untuk memberikan rasa aman semata, atau dikenal dengan sebutan hygiene theater.

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Impact of the Pandemic on Students

It is a well-known fact that the pandemic has impacted the daily lives of many around the world. But how much has it affected us, students? For many of us, the impact has been pervasive. It has touched various aspects of our daily routines and behaviour, affecting our wellbeing, both physically and mentally.

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CADR and Filter Grades Explained

CADR stands for “Clean Air Delivery Rate”. The higher the CADR result, the more clean air an air purifier can produce in a given time. CADR reflects the overall air cleaning performance of an air purifier taking into account the technologies, designs, components used, and not just the filter media.

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All You Need to Know About HEPA Filters

A filter is one of the most crucial components of an air purifier. It catches airborne particles from the air and allows clean air to pass through. As important as it is, there have been many questions surrounding filters, such as “What type of filter is the best?” and “Why do we have to replace filters instead of just cleaning them?” This article will explain to you the mechanics of a filter, answer frequently asked questions, and help you better understand what you should be focusing on when choosing a good air purifier.

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How to Combat Microplastics at Home

People today are unknowingly consuming microplastics. What are microplastics? To start, microplastics are plastics that are no bigger than 5 millimeters in length. They originate from anything that contains traces of plastic. Toothbrushes, baby bottles, food packaging, clothes, you name it. Microplastics are everywhere. 

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Polusi Udara Terkait dengan Tingkat Kematian COVID-19

Berdasarkan studi yang dilakukan oleh Universitas Harvard, AS, paparan jangka panjang terhadap polusi udara dapat dikategorikan sebagai salah satu pre-existing condition yang dapat meningkatkan risiko kematian akibat infeksi COVID-19. Studi yang sama menemukan korelasi tinggi atas seseorang yang tinggal di daerah dengan polusi udara buruk dengan terjangkitnya penyakit COVID-19, dibandingkan dengan seseorang yang bertetap di daerah polusi udara rendah. 

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Will COVID-19 Ever End?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, many hoped that it will disappear and all activities will go back to normal. Many theories were put forward as to how and when the pandemic will end. Some argue that the heat of the dry season or summer will end the pandemic on its own.Others argue that the pandemic will end once herd immunity is achieved. However, none of these theories has come true.

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