Well, I will need to keep at least one of my air purifiers on on bad air days. These readings surprise me. We are unsure where the bad air enters our apartments still. Yes, without an air purifier, your home’s AQI will be higher than the outside AQI.
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Climates wise Hanoi is probably comparable to Shanghai. Seems that more factories have relocated from China to Vietnam, specifically outside of Hanoi. Hence when comparing the airs between the two cities, people in Hanoi should be shocked. See below: Remember, readings inside homes and apartments will be higher than outside. Below is the same reading […]
Well, I knew it was bound to happen. After a relatively clean two months in Shanghai, the air is getting worse. Today was the first time I saw the air quality worse in Shanghai than in Saigon. What surprised me was to actually watch the air quality get worse in my apartment even with two […]
Again I am surprised by how poor the air is in both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. I expected it to be better in the rainy season. Consistently Shanghai’s air has been cleaner than the air in Ho Chi Minh City. This was not expected especially with a constant wind blowing in the city. […]
This one surprised me. I was cooking some Japanese curry and watched the AQI rise quickly in my livingroom and bedroom. I forgot to close the sliding door between the kitchen and livingroom. The cooking gas was probably the real culprit. I saw readings as high as 205 and 156 in two different restaurants when […]
I brought my AQI monitor to Saigon. I was curious to see the air quality. Saigon’s air is getting worse but I would argue it has always been bad. I still remember my black feet when moving to a villa in Thu Duc back in 2004. Anyway, here is a reading I got from the […]