Molekule just launched a new air filtration system that’s making big waves. Not only does the filter trap nasty pollutants, it completely destroys them at a molecular level – including elements 1000 times smaller than what a HEPA filter can handle. It just might produce the purest air one can hope to have in their home.

Using an innovative technology dubbed Photo Electrochemical Oxidation (PECO), the Molekule system eliminates bigger particles, such as dust, pollen, and dander, as well as most forms of bacteria, mold, allergens, viruses, and VOCs (airborne chemicals). The company, funded by the EPA and Department of Defense, states that 90 percent of the air we breathe is indoors, which is up to five times more polluted than the air outdoors. The aforementioned pollutants are trapped and allowed to flourish, that is, until they are filtered through the Molekule.

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Much like disassembling a puzzle, the purifier breaks down harmful pollutants into their most basic molecular elements. Once in this state, they are safe to be released back into the air, as nature intended. This includes VOCs, which even the most advanced HEPA filters release back into the air. The company gladly shares its scientific research on its website, including results from a study of people with asthma and allergies experiencing a drastic reduction in symptoms after using the purifier. Pre-sales are being taken now for $499.

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