Getting Fresh Indoors

December 28, 2009 by

air-freshener

Andrea is an award-winning designed air filter capable of absorbing toxic gases, such as formaldehyde, from home and office environments by enhancing the natural absorptive properties of regular household plants. While plants alone in an interior setting are more efficient than HEPA and carbon filters at removing toxic gases from the air, they are significantly less efficient than the Andrea filtration system.

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The system naturally purifies air by drawing it with a whisper-quiet fan to propel it through the leaves and root system of a plant, then out through water and soil filtration and back into the room environment. The biochemical transformation of waste, through the plant’s natural metabolic activity, eliminates the pollution beyond simply collecting it on filter surfaces.

$199.99 from our Urban Gardens Shop.

  • http://ecomamasguidetolivinggreen.blogspot.com/ Eco Mama

    Very interesting!
    xo
    Eco Mama

  • http://www.greenage.me.uk Green Age

    That is a VERY cool idea. I would expect it (because of its high tech look and feel) to be more expensive than that aswell.

    I like that so much I might put it on my xmas list for next year. Cheers for sharing!

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  • choag

    would be nice if they were solar powered yes

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