Air pollution meters: How bad is the air around you? Find out, here is how to
- Air pollution meters can be used to measure the concentration of pollutants even in your home. Check discounted prices on Amazon.
Air pollution meters. As per the latest information provided by the Central pollution Control Board, the air quality index (AQI) lies in the very poor category in Delhi and its neighbouring cities like Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Noida, Faridabad, among others. In fact, Air pollution in India itself is getting worse by the day. Debates and discussions are going on regarding the methods of controlling the situation. While that is on the state and country level, you can do something about protecting yourself from the severity of the air pollution around you, even at home by using the appropriate masks and air purifiers. However, while that is a solution, you should also know about how to use pollution meters.
Staying at places with higher pollution levels can damage your lungs and can even lead to causing respiratory diseases, heart diseases and other issues. To avoid such situations it is always advised to monitor the pollution level where you stay for long duration like your home, office, etc. For that, you can use an air pollution meter to measure the concentration of pollutants present in a closed environment. Air pollution meters can reveal air contaminants in solid, liquid and gaseous form and tell you if level they have reached dangerous levels.
If you are planning to buy air pollution meters then here are some of the options which you can consider. These pollution meters are available on Amazon or you can check in your nearest market.
1. Aoccy Air Quality Monitor Formaldehyde Detector Pollution Meter
Aoccy Air Quality Monitor Formaldehyde Detector Pollution Meter can be purchased at a price of ₹2,242 with a discount of 41 percent on Amazon. It detects harmful gases specially the concentration of formaldehyde /TOVC and reduces the interference of other pollutants, and ensures the accuracy of the measurement of various indicators. The meter is lightweight, durable, portable and easy to use by just pressing the functional button. It also has a large LED display which shows the data clearly.
2. Temtop LKC-1000E Air Quality Monitor
Temtop LKC-1000E Air Quality Monitor uses 3rd generation Temtop laser particle sensor and optimised PSO algorithm to measure PM2.5, PM10, particle, HCHO and AQI. Its large TFT screen and rich display make it clear and easy to read data, even with battery indicator light to help you check battery at any time.
3. Smiledrive Portable Air Quality Pollution Meter
Available at a price of ₹5,999 with a discount of 25 percent, Smiledrive Portable Air Quality Pollution Meter can detect levels of PM1, PM2.5, PM10 HCHO and TVOC in the air around you through laser scattering detection. It comes with a rechargeable 1200mAh battery.
4. Negaor Air Quality Monitor Formaldehyde Detector Pollution Meter
Available at a price of ₹3,091, with a discount of 41 percent on Amazon, Negaor Air Pollution Meter detects the concentration of formaldehyde /TOVC and reduces the interference of other pollutants to ensure accuracy. The device can also monitor temperature and it can also detect harmful gas in your home.
5. Honelife Air Quality Monitor Formaldehyde Detector Pollution Meter
Honelife Pollution Meter can be purchased at a price of ₹1,714 with a discount of 55 percent and comes with a 12-bit AD smart chip, digital detection signal amplification hardware, software algorithm anti-interference, etc. This air quality tester detects organic compounds like formaldehyde which has suspected links to nasal cancer and lung cancer emitted from many household materials.
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