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Online service Air View allows users to track the pollution situation in a 360-­degree street view. Just enter the address and figures are shown on the screen in real time. Free at airview.blueair.com

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Blueair’s headquarters are on the 13th and 14th floor of an office complex in Stockholm. The view of the inner-city’s green outskirts is breathtaking.

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Crew members on the Artemis Racing team will participate in the America’s Cup in June 2017. Blueair is providing them with the Pro XL air purifier for their gym in Barbados.

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Size of particles, down to the metric micrometre, that Blueair’s HEPASilent Technology can capture.

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Number of items that the blog askmen.com said “you should absolutely have in your home in 2016”. One of these must-haves: the Blueair Sense+ air purifier.

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Weight in grams of Blueair Aware which can monitor your air quality.

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The number of air purifiers Blueair has donated to the Children’s Hospital of Shanghai and to the Peking University First Hospital.

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Number of countries where Blueair is now represented. Among them: China, Japan, India and Sweden, where the company is headquartered. Latest addition: Dubai.

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To get the most from your air purifier, a filter change every six months is recommended.

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The number of times Blueair has sued electronics company Apple. The dispute concerned the right to use the name of one of Blueair’s air purifiers: Airpod. It all came down to a settlement.

20 YEARS WITH BLUEAIR

1996

Blueair AB is formed in Stockholm by Bengt Rittri who previously worked at Electrolux. His motto: “Clean air is a human right.”

1997

Blueair introduces its original air purifier, the Blueair 401. It’s intended for use in places such as hospitals and medical clinics.

1999

Blueair receives the prestigious Excellent Swedish Design Award for the Blueair 401 air purifier, which is now in the collection of the Swedish National Museum.

2004

Blueair’s air purifier qualifies for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program.

2007

Blueair ECO10 is launched and becomes the world’s most energy-efficient air purifier according to the US Environmental Protection Agency standards.

2012

The Consumer Council of Shanghai declares Blueair manufactures “the best air purifiers”.

2014

Blueair entered the Internet of things era via the air purifier Blueair Sense+, app Blueair Friend and the air quality meter Blueair Aware.

2015

Wins the German Good Design award for Blueair Sense+.

2017

Launch of Air View and a petition for a World Air Day.

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