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Researchers Create Air Filter Designed to Trap and Kill the Coronavirus

By Jeannie Kever, University of Houston Nickel foam filter is designed to catch, heat and kill the virus and other pathogens. Researchers from the University of Houston (UH), in collaboration with others, have designed a “catch and kill” air filter that can trap the virus responsible for COVID-19, killing it instantly. Zhifeng Ren, director of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at UH, collaborated with Monzer Hourani, CEO of Medistar, a Houston-based medical real estate development… Read More

Filti Launches N95-Quality HVAC Filters to Help Keep Homes Safe

What if you could install an N95 mask for your home? Today, with the launch of the 9500 Home Filter from Filti, an air filtration and nanofiber technology company, homeowners are one step closer to doing exactly that. The patent-pending 9500 Home Filter is an HVAC filter constructed using nanofiber technology, an N95-quality material that is proven to filter 95% of aerosolized, airborne particles – like COVID-19… Read More

Can You Filter COVID-19 From Indoor Air?

Effectively removing viral particles from your home atmosphere is tricky. Success depends on the speed of airflow, filter size, dispersion, and a little luck. You’re probably wondering if your HEPA or MERV air filters will protect you and your family from spreading Coronavirus around the house. In short, the answer is “not always.” The problem is that no filter removes 100 percent of viral particles, 100 percent of the time. That… Read More
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