Published on June 1st, 2016 | by Guest Contributor
Reduce Indoor Air Pollution with Molekule
June 1st, 2016 by Guest Contributor
Air quality is a big concern for large cities, but did you know that indoor air is often more polluted than outdoor air? Learn how just one small device can remove all those toxins in your environment and create better air for all.
Molekule has just launched a stylish and functional air purification system that offers a whole new indoor air experience. This well-designed machine is stylish, unobtrusive, portable, and 100% effective.
What Makes the Filters Different?
Unique technology in the Molekule ensures that it is extremely quiet compared to conventional air purifiers, and is infinitely more effective, able to completely replace the air in a 600 square foot room (large living room) twice an hour. Its 360° air intake pulls in pollutants from all sides, projecting clean air evenly across the entire room.
And while most air purifiers just capture indoor air pollutants in filters, the Molekule filter actually eliminates the pollutants entirely. This unique process is called PECO (photoelectrochemical oxidation), and it works to break down pollutants extremely quickly using light on an electrochemical cell.
The PECO process uses similar technology as a photovoltaic cell to generate a chemical reaction that breaks down pollutants and eliminates them entirely from the home, and the resulting output is totally clean: trace amounts of water, carbon dioxide and elements (like Nitrogen), which are all naturally found in air.
Of course, Molekule also captures the big stuff that we can see: visible particles like dust, pet dander, and pollen are all picked up by the filter, as are volatile organic compounds (VOCs), given off by paints, carpet, and furniture, and it also eliminates mold and bacteria from the air while eliminating odors, too.
How to use a Molekule in your Home
You need one device per 600 square feet to ensure that the air is properly mixing in the room and that the device can efficiently purify the air in the room. But because it is so lightweight and portable, you can move it around depending on where you spend a lot of time! Move into the family room for game night, into the dining room for parties, and– perhaps the most important– Molekule recommends using it in your bedroom at night to improve your ‘sleep breathing zone,’ which they say is critical to helping you wake up refreshed and ready to go in the morning.
Learn more about why indoor air quality is so important in your bedroom.
The filters can be purchased for $99 per year, which will include all the filters you need, and the device will let you know when it’s time to change them out. Sensors inside monitor the life of the filters and will notify you on the device screen and via your mobile app when filters need to be replaced. They also offer an automated filter service– the app will tell the company when to ship your newest filter. They recommend that the nano-filter be replaced once a year and the pre-filter every three months.
But what’s the Story behind the Brand?
But what makes a product like this so compelling is the story behind the brand. In 1995, Dr. Yogi Goswami’s son was facing debilitating asthma symptoms. He turned to his knowledge of solar energy and nanotechnology to develop a new approach to cleaning the air. The Molekule is the result of two decades of academic research, publications and patents. It was Dr. Goswami’s son Dilip who took the research further and turned it into a way to help millions of people breathe better. Their mission is to use scientific innovation to find a solution to global air pollution– starting in one home at a time, but with the goal of eliminating indoor air pollution entirely. A noble goal indeed.
And the name? As the only air purifier that destroys pollutants at a molecular level, the name Molekule (molecule with a ‘k’) seemed to fit.
The company is running an awesome pre-sale– you can visit their site and pre-order a unit for $499, almost half off the regular price of $799, with just $15 for shipping.
The company is in full production mode currently, and they do expect to sell out very soon. The first Molekule units are set to ship in early 2017. They currently are shipping to the US only, although with proper outlet adapters, it will work elsewhere.
Stay tuned for product updates:
This post was sponsored by Molekule. Images from Molekule.