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Open Air
activity:open-air

This is an open source community effort to develop a range of low-cost air quality monitoring and remediation tools. Welcome! **Join in by:** * Reading about goals and asking great questions * Trying (and critiquing) our community-made how-to guides * Posting your own how-to guides and mods * Building on others’ work; hack and remix the kits to refine and expand them * Submit your improvements for inclusion in an upcoming starter kit release or add-on * Serving on a Research Review Group for a 3 month period **** ##Resources [State-by-state](https://publiclab.org/wiki/state-by-state-info-sheets-on-indoor-air-quality) info sheets on indoor air quality assistance and governance (work in progress!) **** ##Activities [activities:open-air] **** ##Frequently Asked Questions about air quality [questions:air-quality] **** Also see http://publiclab.org/wiki/air-quality ##Additional media By @zengirl2: https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/08/09/how-to-purify-your-air-with-hacked-plants-publiclab-citizenscience/ ...


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lmichaelsen "Nice thats really clever. http://moots.dk/ I like it " | Read more » almost 3 years ago
stevie "That makes sense! Thanks for clarifying. On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 7:22 PM \<notifications@publiclab.org> wrote: Hi! There's been a response ..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
warren "Hi, I believe I remember @nshapiro saying that it provided a substrate for bacteria to grow - lots of surface area -- and retains moisture. I think..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie "@bostonfern and I were wondering what the purpose of the gravel is here. What function does it serve ? We're also wondering if we could use glass..." | Read more » about 3 years ago
stevie "@bostonfern and I were wondering what the purpose of the gravel is here. What function does it serve ? " | Read more » about 3 years ago
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satgaibm "I'll try this and let you all know about the progress . " | Read more » over 3 years ago
deeptalaxmibharadwaj "Building Snake Plant Air Remediation Kit in Bangalore, India " | Read more » over 3 years ago
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hannanahmad "Your points make sense, but still there are only a few building management systems that can comply with old HVAC equipment. Timing of pumps can be ..." | Read more » over 3 years ago
warren " Noting someone emailed me with this post: https://www.tipsbulletin.com/plants-that-clean-the-air/ " | Read more » about 4 years ago
warren "We built one in China, and I'lll upload info soon - soaking the rocks and charcoal took an hour but other than that, it took us maybe 30 mins more,..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
nshapiro "Hi @nickyname sorry for the delay! you can use many different size pots for this from about 6 inches to 18ish inches. In out kits we use 9.6 ounces..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
stevie "How long would you estimate it would take someone to do this who hasn't done it before (Assuming we've gathered all the materials)? " | Read more » over 4 years ago
NickyName "Is there any chance to know the exact proportion of the diameter/size of the planter/jar and the amount of activated charcoal to make it work? Tha..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
localman "@nshapiro I went the lazy route and grabbed a few of the Plant Air Purifiers I'd be down to measure my levels - will likely revisit building my ow..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
nshapiro "Hi @localman, apologies for any confusion. Vertical (facing upwards close to the rootball) is ideal. It depends on how big your planter is whether ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
localman "@nshapiro - Thanks for getting back to us! To clarify: a vertical (outflow facing upwards) or horizontal (outflow facing toward the root ball) are ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
nshapiro "Thanks all! Looks like I'm late to some important comments. Thanks, @warren. I've updated the note per both of your requests. @Odie91that's a gre..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
localman "Excellent project! I've been diving into Wolverton's studies (alongside all other phyto-remediation studies) to get an idea of what options I have ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
warren "Hi, Nick, can you post the total estimated cost? Thanks!! " | Read more » over 5 years ago
nshapiro "Hi @indy if you're based in Indiana, as your name hints, you can report your symptoms to the stat DOH and they might come out and test for free. In..." | Read more » almost 6 years ago