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Blueair Aware Air Quality Monitor chosen as a finalist for a Global Innovation Award at the International Home + Housewares Show 2016

Press release   •   Feb 26, 2016 13:54 UTC

Chicago, February 26, 2016 – At the intersection of design, health and technology, the cool-looking Aware air quality monitor from Sweden’s Blueair has been chosen as a finalist for a Global Innovation Award at the upcoming International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, 3 – 8 March. Blueair, a world leader in indoor air purifying technologies and solutions, designed the Aware to quickly detect hundreds of different types of airborne particles, including everything from PM2.5 to VOC’s, such as formaldehyde and benzene in home and workplace environments.

“The Blueair Aware enables people to monitor your indoor air in real-time, track data overtime, and get alerts from your Smartphone with the Blueair Friend App,” said Herman Pihlträd, President of Chicago-based Blueair Inc. To help eliminate allergy triggers, the Blueair Aware also monitors room humidity and temperature.

Noting that indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outside air, Mr. Pihlträd said the Wi-Fi enabled Blueair Aware uses sensors to measure indoor air pollution. The semi-conical device, just six inches high, shows indoor air quality in six levels visualized by the color on an LED bar, with deep blue indicating excellent air quality and dark orange revealing highly polluted air.

The air quality information harvested by the Blueair Aware air quality monitor can be read on the Blueair Friend app, which allows IOS or Android user either to manually adjust the airflow speed of a connected WiFi-enabled Blueair air purifier or permit automatic adjustment.

The winners of the Global Innovation Awards will be announced at a gala ceremony on Saturday, March 5. The air-sniffing Aware can be seen in action on the Blueair booth at the International Homes + Housewares Show, stand # 11915 Lakeside Center.

For more information, please contact

Dave Noble, Blueair International PR Manager
t. +44 7785 302 694e.

Sold in some 64 countries around the world, Blueair delivers home and office users more clean indoor air for enhanced user health and wellbeing faster than any competing air purifier thanks to its commitment to quality, energy efficiency and environmental care. A Blueair air purifier works efficiently, silently to remove 99.97% of allergens, asthma triggers, viruses, bacteria and other airborne pollutants.