Humanair Personal Zone Air Purifier from Humanscale is designed for contract interior and hospitality applications. It uses Clean Air Zone Technology to purify air around an individual, removing 99% of airborne toxins and contaminants. It incorporates Disposable Electrostatic Precipitation Technolgy, which uses a tightly coiled paper filter that can be vacuumed and reused. The purifier uses 22W of power, operates in near silence, creates minimal draft, produces no ozone, and comes in black, white, and metallic red. humanscale.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.