Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?

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Your Air Conditioner is Making You Sick...

Breathing recycled air can be harmful to your mental & physical health

Ever wake up in the morning with an inexplainable head cold and suffer through your day with a range of symptoms like headache, running nose and a sore throat?
Well it may be your AC that is making you sick. What many do not realize is that your AC does not bring in fresh air, rather it recycles your existing indoor air, cools it and pushes it back out at a lower temperature. The result of breathing this recycled air can be harmful. 

Indoor Air Pollution & Air Conditioning

You may be wondering how this recycled air can be so harmful, I mean your AC does have a filter... but what may surprise many people is that indoor air quality can be up to 5x worse than outdoor pollution. This is because our homes are designed to be airtight, keeping the temperature comfortable while protecting us from the elements. The unintended consequence of this is that we end up breathing in a cocktail of indoor pollutants that can cause effects detrimental to our health. 

Health Hazards of Breathing Indoor Air Pollution

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) estimates that as of 2017 there were 1.6 million premature deaths caused by complications related to indoor air pollution. This is a serious public health issue that more and more people are becoming aware of. While for most people breathing in constant pollution activates an immune response in the form of a recurring cold with all of the standard symptoms such as a runny nose, headaches, chills, and a constant cough. Air pollution has also shown to cause sever headaches and has had negative effect on cognitive ability and focus. 

Common Causes of Indoor Air Pollution

Everyday sources of dangerous home pollutants

Many common household activities result in the production of particulate matter and pollutes the air we breathe. Here is a list of some of the biggest air quality polluters at home.

Cooking Gasses 🍳
Cooking has been shown to be a huge indoor air polluter. Particularly when frying with oil, experts suggest cooking only in well ventilated areas when fresh air can remove the carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and other harmful pollutants that are created from natural gas stoves.

Tobacco Smoke 🚬
We know that smoking is dangerous to our health, but studies have found that second hand smoke can be just as harmful. Not only that but tobacco smoke has a way of sticking to walls, carpets and other fabrics leaving your home with a nasty smell.

Pet Hair 🐾
Yes pets are awesome and they provide us with loads of unconditional love. But they tend to track in outdoor dirt and are constantly shedding dander and hair that can cause allergic reactions.

Dust Particles 💨
Dust particles are created everyday from sources such as dead skin cells being shed, organic matter that gets tracked into your home from outside and can be even spread throughout your home by running an unclean air conditioner.

Plant Pollen 🌼
Many people suffer from seasonal allergies cased by plant pollen primarily in the springtime. These microscopic particles can cause a range of symptoms from runny noses, to coughs, sneezes and itchy eyes.

Mold Spores 🍄
Molds tend to grow in damp and dark spaces in our home such as bathrooms and air conditioners. While most mold will only cause mild irritation for humans, some molds, such as black mold can be extremely harmful to human health. 

Airborne Bacteria & Viruses 🦠
While totally invisible to the naked eye, we come in contact with thousands of airborne viruses and bacteria everyday. While many are not harmful to humans, there are some that can cause illnesses from a minor flu or cold to SARS-COV-2 infections.

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)
VOC's are present in a wide number of household products from cleaning supplies and paints to carpets, upholstered furniture and even humans contribute the most indoor VOC pollution.

How Can you Protect Your Health From Indoor Air Pollution

Actively filter your homes air by turning your AC into an air purifier

While there are many common sense actions you can take to reduce the amount of indoor air pollution you inhale at home, such as opening a window or purchasing an air purifier, there is a cost friendly solution that is easy to adopt and can make a big difference. 

  • Tool free installation
  • Works with any split AC
  • Protects against dust, mold spores & PM2.5
  • Treated with anti-viral coating against H1N1 & COVID
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Introducing the Sensibo AirQ Anti-viral AC Filters

Powered by IN-EX medical grade filtration, the Sensibo AirQ anti-viral filters employ a unique technology to kill and eliminate COVID-19 and other viruses from the air you breathe. This is accomplished through an innovative sonochemical process that embeds copper oxide molecules into the filter’s fibers. This method has been found to be safe, effective and durable.

The Sensibo AirQ filers allow you to turn your air conditioner into a dust busting, virus killing machine. By simply applying the AirQ filter sheets to your existing AC filter  you can add an extra layer of anti-viral protection between you and the recycled air flowing through your air conditioner.

Sounds too good to be true right? Well we have the lab report to back it up. And not only are these filters capable of stoping dust, mold spores, and bacteria, but they are up to 98 effective against H1N1 (common flu) and the coronavirus.

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The most advanced filtration technology in action

Sensibo pure advanced filtration technology

Get started in under 5 minutes, no tools required!

1. Download the Sensibo App

2. Attach the Filters

3. Keep Cool & Breathe Easy

Download & install the Sensibo app and follow the instructions

Stick the anti-viral filters to your existing AC filters using the supplied tape

Enjoy breathing safe and fresh air from your air conditioner

Works with any Split AC

Simply apply AirQ filters to your existing AC filter

Stops Dust, Mold & PM2.5

Stops common indoor air pollutants

Kills Viruses & Bacteria

98% effective against H1N1 & COVID-19

Tool Free Installation 

No technician / tools needed - installs in minutes

Supports any split / ductless air conditioner or heat pump

Easily set-up in minutes!

Simply stick the AirQ anti-viral filters on top of your existing AC filters using the supplied tape. The AirQ anti-viral filters fit any air conditioner size and are designed to cover 30%-50% of your existing filters. Now you can breathe fresh clean air!

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SAVE 76% Compared to a Standalone Air Purifier

Buying IndividuallyPrice
Air Purifier (anti-viral)$400
Replacement Filters
(Prorated over 3 years)

Get it now for just $4.99 / month

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About Sensibo

We are a group of programmers, designers, marketers and sales people on a mission to transform the way we handle indoor climate and air quality. From our AC controllers to our air purification products, every product that we offer is designed with our end users in mind. With over 8 years of designing smart air quality products we stand by our products and hope that you will help us in bringing people around the world smarter home air control solutions. 

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