Category Archives: Air Purifier

DIY Air Purifier Bedroom Test (with real person)

At the request of a couple Expats from both Saigon and Hanoi, I decided to do a test of the DIY Air Purifier in my bedroom. My main air purifier since August, 2016, has been the BlueAir 203. BlueAir is a popular brand in Shanghai, China, so it was a good choice for me. When […]

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DIY Vietnamese Air Purifier 6 Hour Test

Last week I conducted several tests with my DIY Air Purifer with a SmartAir HEPA filter and Vietnamese fan. The results of testing two rooms at 40 square meters was good. The next day I tested the same DIY air purifier in the test bedroom roughly 20 square meters. As you can see below, it […]

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Xiaomi Air Purifer 2 Test in Auto mode

The Xiaomi Air Purifier 2 currently seems to be one of the most popular air purifiers in Vietnam. Costing only 2.6 million VND, this makes the Xiaomi Air Purifier 2 a good value. Replacement filters are around 600,000 VND. My personal air purifier, a BlueAir 203, cost me about $500 USD in Shanghai a year […]

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Four hour test of SmartAir Original DIY air purifier in Saigon (HCMC)

Last week, Saigon woke up to unhealthy air measuring 156 AQI at the US Consulate or roughly 65 micrograms. This gave me an opportunity to test my SmartAir Original DIY fan and HEPA filter in my other room. As you can see from the photos below, LaserEgg gave an AQI reading of 95 or 32 […]

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Cleaner Indoor Air in Saigon (Vietnam)

After four years out of Vietnam, I have finally returned “home” to Saigon. There have been much changes to the city. Development seems quite higher than when I first left in 2013. You see new apartment buildings and shopping centers across the city. More cars and motorbikes clog the streets. More factories have moved from […]

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