Sep 2, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Freya Stevenson

How Air Purification Systems Improve Indoor Air Quality in Schools Blog Image

Educational facilities across the country are once back in class. Every year, daycare centers / preschools K-12 facilities, and higher educational campuses, are responsible for providing their students with the resources to better their education as well as providing their students with a clean and safe learning environment. Unfortunately, the delta variant appears to be hitting its peak in the hardest hit areas, and many are worried about another shutdown due to this notorious pandemic.

Since the illness is transmitted via airborne that can stay viable for many hours, our attention needs to turn towards how to keep the air in our school systems as clean as possible. Indoor Air Quality or “IAQ” is crucial not only to its students, faculty and staff, but also to the parents who have entrusted facility personnel to maintain the safety of their students.

The issue of indoor air quality concerns many people these days. With an increasing number of people returning to public places like schools, it is essential to have a way to purify the air from pollutants. The best way to do this is through the use of air purification systems, air scrubbing systems or air filters.



An air purifier is an air cleaning device that captures and kills contaminants within the purifier itself. Air purifiers use one or more filtration and air treatment methods to remove pollutants from the air. Air purifiers that use HEPA filtration can filter air particles down to 0.3 microns in size with a 99.97%.

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An air scrubber is an air cleaning device that utilizes a sear and retrieve method to eliminate contaminants in the indoor air. Air scrubbers are also available with HEPA filtration, allowing you to filter air particles down to 0.3 microns in size at 99.97% efficiency rating.

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In addition, they can work alongside a variety of three-stage HEPA negative air machines, which feature replaceable forest, second, and third filters. Air scrubbers are excellent for construction and healthcare organizations as they are highly effective at removing both airborne and settled dust and bacteria.



An air filter can only filter out particulate matter before it has time to spread into the air. But what's more important is what they can't filter out - viruses and bacteria.

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ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning) states that Indoor air is the dominant pathway for exposure to airborne contaminants given that people spend the majority of their time indoors, and indoor air commonly contains numerous contaminants originating from both indoor and outdoor sources. Many of the contaminants impact health, comfort, well-being, learning outcomes and work performance. It is important that IAQ is considered in the design, construction and operation of buildings and HVAC systems. Portable Air Purification devices are helpful to combat many of these contaminants, especially in aging structures where traditional HVAC Systems may have diminished efficiency.


Hughes Environmental’s technicians are experienced and trained to meet your facility’s safety requirements. We’ve performed hundreds of cleaning projects in all kinds of facilities. So, we can help you breathe easier with air purification systems.

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Freya Stevenson

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