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April 26, 2024

TEQOYA S1 is the fruit of several months' work by an entire team: designers, electronic, mechanical and network engineers, IT developers and production technicians.

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purificateur d'air médical
March 15, 2024
#Air pollution  #The essential  #Healthy house  

In medical settings, patients are weakened and the circulation of germs increases. Our feedback confirms the benefits of an air purifier.

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air quality monitor and health
January 12, 2024
#The essential  #Healthy house  #Air pollution  #Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  

Air Quality Measurement: Key Indicators for an Effective Air Quality Sensor

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Monet
December 15, 2023
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Air pollution  #The essential  

We breathe in around 12,000 liters of air each day. Most of us know the basics about its composition from our school days: it's predominantly nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%). But what about the remaining 1%?

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Kitchen smells
October 23, 2023
#Air pollution  #Healthy house  

Whether pleasant or annoying, odors emanate potentially harmful molecules: what are the health risks? Why is the kitchen particularly concerned?

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October 6, 2023
#Air purifier guide  #The essential  

Indoor air purifiers have multiplied in recent years. All promise to help us breathe at home a healthier air. The offer is so wide that navigating the vast array of available air purifiers can be confusing. TEQOYA helps you to choose the right air purifier.

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Infant asthma
September 22, 2023
#Asthma and allergies  #Air pollution  

Air pollution is one of the factors fostering allergies and infant asthma. Hence, the importance of a healthy air for babies.

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air quality in offices
July 12, 2023
 

The transformation of the younger generations' approach to work and the growing awareness of CSR issues encourage companies to better consider the quality of work life for their employees. Are the effects of good air quality in offices limited only to improving work-life balance? What other benefits can it bring?

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wood dust
July 4, 2023
   

Wood dust ranks among the top three most significant causes of recognized occupational cancers. What measures can be taken when practicing a craftsmanship profession associated with wood, heavily exposed to particles?

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Fires in Canada and air pollution
July 4, 2023
   

In June, Montreal reached the sad record of being the most polluted city in the world. This was due to the fires that hit the country and a sharp rise in air pollution.

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Air Purifiers HEPA Filters
May 5, 2023
#Air purifier guide  #The essential  

HEPA filter air purifiers are often presented as an effective solution to protect yourself or a loved one from the effects of air pollution.

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Allergens
April 4, 2023
#Asthma and allergies  #Air pollution  

Approximately 10-30% of the world's population is affected by respiratory allergies. Furthermore, allergists confirm that both outdoor and indoor air pollution contributes to the onset of symptoms.

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how to sleep better
March 28, 2023
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Healthy house  

Sleep represents more than a third of our lives, it's an essential and involuntary process without which we cannot function effectively. During our sleep, the body repairs, regenerates, and recovers.

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does air purifiers remove dust?
March 27, 2023
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Healthy house  

Among the most common indoor air pollutants, dust comes in the first place and is of great concern because it can trigger allergies and affect the respiratory tract.

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carbon footprint calculation TEQOYA E500
March 3, 2023
#The essential  #Air purifier guide  

We proceeded thoroughly step by step and analyzed each stage of manufacture (from the purchase of raw materials to the product packaging). This is how we made the carbon footprint calculation of our purifiers and evaluate the main emission factors in the production chain to further reduce it.

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February 28, 2023
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Healthy house  

About 5 to 30% of the world's population show house dust mite sensitivity to skin test reactivity. Body fragments, tiny particles, and waste from dust mites cause these allergies. How do you remove these allergens from the air? You're in the right place: let's look at the steps that can help you with dust mites in your living spaces.

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February 22, 2023
#The essential  #Air purifier guide  

Since the pandemic, with airborne transmission recognized as major, there has been an unprecedented wave of interest in air purifiers, which have been identified as a means of reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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February 7, 2023

Today, Olivier, our R&D Technician, tells us about his experience within TEQOYA. Olivier works on the development of our technologies for more than 15 years! Before joining Teqoya, Olivier was already an R&D technician at Info-Systel (a subsidiary of TEQOYA).

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January 24, 2023
#The essential  #Air purifier guide  

According to the Global Air Quality Guidelines (WHO), air pollution is the main environmental risk to health in the world. Aware of this major issue, SOLIDEO* has selected our new air filtration technology - {{{nls.global.efiltration}}} - to equip the Athletes' Village. Follow us, we'll tell you the details!

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forêts
November 18, 2022

We are always looking for solutions to decarbonize our activities. After the recent wildfires (the one close to our plant in Gironde, for instance), we will make a donation to the French association “Semeurs de Forêts” (Sowers of Forests).

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TEQOYA T200 air ionizer
November 17, 2022
#The essential  #Air purifier guide  

TEQOYA air purifiers are exemplary in terms of their CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, due to their power-efficiency, long lifespan and lack of consumables. However, is their manufacture also eco-friendly? The CO2 impact of the TEQOYA air ionizers was analyzed at each manufacturing process.

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November 15, 2022

Today, Pascal, our R&D Developer, tells us about his experience within TEQOYA. Pascal has been with TEQOYA since the beginning (2015) and is a pillar of the team, with over 30 years of professional experience!

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negative ions benefits
October 21, 2022
#The essential  #Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Air purifier guide  

The main function of air ionizers in general and TEQOYA ionizers, in particular, is to diffuse negative ions capable of purifying the surrounding indoor air of different pollutants that are harmful to health. Present in large quantities in the purest natural places on earth, negative ions are beneficial to humans and the planet.

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September 16, 2022
#Events  #Air pollution  

Indoor air purification specialist, TEQOYA is a young French company in terms of age, but already a big company with a network of partners in more than twenty countries around the world.

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Air quality in classrooms
September 1, 2022
#Events  #Air pollution  

The performance and efficiency of the ALANA™ air purifier have been proven through the experimentation conducted in partnership with the commune of Saint Ouen and the RESPIRE association...

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Enfant écrivant à un tableau
September 1, 2022
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  

Air ionization is a highly effective air purification method that can release harmful substances, such as ozone, if not properly controlled. So before buying ionizer air purifiers, it's important to choose one that meets the necessary safety standards.

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Air ionizer
August 2, 2022
#The essential  

Did you know that negative ions act as natural air depollutants? They are present in large quantities in the purest places on the planet. The electrostatic force is at the heart of their action on pollutants.

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July 4, 2022

Passionate about technology, Emilien particularly enjoys having a direct impact on product development within TEQOYA. Living in the North of France where he has a laboratory, Emilien regularly travels to Villandraut to meet, exchange and co-create with the team there.

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air pollution and climate change
July 2, 2022
#Air pollution  

For some time now, we have been aware, identifying, and studying the interconnections between climate change and air quality; they certainly exist but are complex. At the beginning of this summer, the effects of global warming are on everyone's mind, what about the effects of it on air pollution? How can we reduce the impact on one another? Rest assured, we will answer all these questions.

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Solution to fight climate change
June 28, 2022
#The essential  #Events  #Air purifier guide  

For those who are not yet familiar with the exciting Solar Impulse adventure, you should know that it began in 2015 with the first circumnavigation of the globe in an aircraft with no fuel and no polluting emissions during the flight.

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eco-friendly website
May 12, 2022
#Events  #The essential  

"Less is better" is a relevant adage in the web domain. At a time when many websites are overloaded, we have chosen a few principles oriented toward a reasoned use of resources.

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Air France & TEQOYA
May 6, 2022

A few days ago, TF1 broadcast a program on the very private lounges at Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport. This is where Air France is making considerable efforts to attract more and more French and international customers in business class. Services, comfort, well-being, and luxurious... are the keywords that compete to attract a clientele that is as wealthy as it is demanding.

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April 29, 2022

Isabelle is a graduate of ICD Paris Business School, in digital marketing. During her training, she spent two years in Shanghai (China) and two years in Paris (France). Her internship in an agency in China made her discover digital marketing and decided to specialize in this field.

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co2 monitor
March 7, 2022
#Healthy house  #Air pollution  #Air purifier guide  

The lack of ventilation in enclosed spaces is the main risk of indoor pollution: it is the renewal of air that reduces the concentration of pollutants emitted indoors. Human activities in an enclosed environment can be a source of humidity and CO2, and thus help the proliferation of molds.

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March 7, 2022
#Events  

We invite you to discover the one behind the conception of the little surprise slipped into the packages during the 2021 Christmas promotions.

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eco-friendly air purifier
October 26, 2021
#The essential  #Air pollution  #Air purifier guide  

As a major player in air purification, TEQOYA is fully aware of its environmental responsibility.

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July 19, 2021
#Air pollution  

France has experienced various air pollution episodes in recent years. Indeed, it is common for large French cities to exceed the PM2.5 fine particle pollution alert threshold.

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April 14, 2021
#Viruses, bacteria, and molds  #The essential  

In this season of COVID-19, you are probably looking for different ways to keep your home and family safe from the virus. Breathing clean air is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself.

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December 24, 2020
#The essential  

Air purifiers, humidifiers, ionisers and dehumidifiers can have an impact on the air you breathe in your home. However, they each have a different purpose with unique benefits.

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COVID-19
December 16, 2020
#Viruses, bacteria, and molds  #Air pollution  

Since early reports revealed that a new coronavirus was spreading rapidly between people, researchers have been trying to determine how it could be transmitted and how far it could travel.

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December 12, 2020

This year, for all purchases made on our site until 31 December, TEQOYA is committed to donating €20 to equip health establishments with its air purifiers.

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November 4, 2020
#Asthma and allergies  #Air pollution  #Asthma and allergies  

Described as having the ability to "purify" or "disinfect" the air, sprays and diffusers based on essential oils are more and more present in our homes.

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October 19, 2020
#Viruses, bacteria, and molds  #The essential  

Many of you have asked us this question. Is the TEQOYA air purifier effective against COVID-19? We provide a detailed answer in our article.

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September 25, 2020
#Events  #Air pollution  

On September 27, 2020, in many European cities, the streets will be returned to pedestrians and cyclists. Thus, the city of Paris will close its streets to motorists.

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7 best ways to reduce air pollution
August 27, 2020
#Air pollution  

The WHO indicates that 4.2 million deaths in 2016 are due to air pollution and 3.8 million are caused by domestic pollution.

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Purificateur d'air entreprise
May 28, 2020

The period of crisis we are going through, and even more so the current phase of deconfinement, has been an opportunity for many companies to call on us. And the opportunity for us to better understand their difficulties, their questions and their needs.

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home remedies for allergies
May 19, 2020
#Asthma and allergies  #Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  

According to the National Health Safety Agency, 30% of adults are affected by pollen allergies and nearly 20% of children.

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home remedies for asthma
April 8, 2020
#Asthma and allergies  

In France, asthma affects around 4 million people and is responsible for many hospitalisations each year.

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January 23, 2020
#Healthy house  

Did you know that humans can distinguish at least 1,000 billion smells? So says an American study published in the scientific journal Science. Given our nose's ability to detect so many scents, it is important to pay attention.

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healthy home
January 8, 2020
#Healthy house  #The essential  

Since we spend a large part of our lives indoors (about 80% of our time) , it is important that we take care of our accommodation in order to best preserve our health.

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cat allergy treatment
November 14, 2019
#Healthy house  #Asthma and allergies  

The proteins in the animal's saliva, urine and dander can cause allergies in some people.

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Cigarette smoke
October 17, 2019
#Air pollution  #Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  

A European NGO recently published a study on air quality in major cities. According to this study, living in Paris for a year would be like smoking 183 cigarettes, the equivalent of 9 packs. Outdoor air is therefore highly polluted, and the risks to your health are no small matter.

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mold allergies
July 26, 2018
#Healthy house  #Viruses, bacteria, and molds  

40% of the housing stock was contaminated by mold, which equates to over 9 million dwellings throughout France. These findings underscore the prevalence of mold contamination in residential settings and highlight the importance of addressing this issue to promote healthy indoor air quality.

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Climate Change and Ozone Depletion
July 3, 2018
#Air pollution  

Summer is often the season of ozon peaks, the concentration of this gas being above average. When we are exposed to ozone, we expose ourselves to risks that can strongly impact us.

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warm pollution
June 15, 2018
#Air pollution  

Air pollution knows no boundaries. The latest WHO estimates, dated May 2018, show that this is a major health problem worldwide. Air pollution is responsible for 7 million premature deaths each year.

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indoor air pollution
March 23, 2018
#The essential  #Air pollution  #Viruses, bacteria, and molds  #Asthma and allergies  

Microorganisms are one of the first threats to the quality of our indoor air. Their proliferation can have adverse effects on our health: respiratory and ocular problems, hypersensitization reactions, etc.

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September 4, 2017

Since this summer, employees of Group Beaumanoir in Shanghai breathe a healthier air, purified by our TEQOYA air purifiers.

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May 20, 2017
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #Air pollution  

Carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds .. There are numerous pollutants and they are harmful to your health: irritation, tiredness, stress, migraine, headache, asthma, respiratory problems, etc. What effects do they have on your skin? How good are the so-called "anti-pollution" cosmetics? The purpose of our article is to provide some answers.

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eco-friendly air purifier
May 9, 2017
#The essential  

An air purifier is made to remove pollutants from the air. At issue is the impacts of air purifiers on the environment. Do they necessarily reduce air pollution? Are we sure that air purifiers do not pollute more while trying to take pollution out of the air? This is a thorny question and TEQOYA provide some answers.

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depolluting plants
February 27, 2017
#Healthy house  #Asthma and allergies  

The use of plants to purify indoor air is attracting increasing interest from the general public. The purifying properties of plants have indeed been demonstrated in laboratories. However, in real-life situations, plants have no significant effect on indoor pollution. For allergy sufferers, they even constitute a danger.

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January 3, 2017
#Air pollution  

In December, France had its longest pollution peak for at least ten years. The concentration of fine particles remained at a level 4 to 5 times higher than usual. This phenomenon was due to a seasonal increase in particulate emissions, particularly dependent on heating. The meteorological conditions, favourable to the pollutants maintenance near the ground, reinforced it.

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photocatalysis air purifier
July 22, 2016
#Air purifier guide  

A photocatalysis air purifier is a device that uses photocatalytic oxidation technology to purify indoor air. This article in our series about air purification technologies concerns photocatalysis-based air purifiers. Do they keep their promises?

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June 30, 2016
#Air purifier guide  #The essential  

The second article in our series about air purification technologies concerns the air purifiers with activated carbon filter. Discover the truth about them.

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May 31, 2016
#Events  

European Sustainable Development Week is an initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, project and events that promote sustainable development. It takes place every year from 30 May until 5 June. This year's final event will be entitled "Investing for Future Generations". This topic is an opportunity for us to provide important reminder about the environmental footprint of air purifiers.

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car pollution
May 19, 2016
#Air pollution  #On the road  

We spend most of our time indoors breathing polluted air. Cars do not protect their passengers from pollution. On the contrary, they prevent pollutants from evacuating. Do not underestimate the dangers you face.

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effects of air pollution on human health
May 11, 2016
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  

Air pollution is a ubiquitous risk that we face daily due to both natural and technological factors. While it's wise to take precautions to safeguard our health, we must ask ourselves if our level of vigilance is sufficient.

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how to reduce asthma symptoms
August 11, 2015
#Asthma and allergies  

Asthma is often triggered or aggravated by poor air quality, whether it's outdoors or indoors. In this context, using an air purifier can be very beneficial for people with asthma by providing them with a healthier environment and helping to relieve their symptoms.

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July 27, 2015
#Air pollution  

Mortality increase due to heat waves has been extensively studied. For example, it is estimated that 70,000 additional deaths occurred during 2003 heatwave in Europe. The increasing frequency and intensity of heatwaves projected for the coming century is an important health concern.

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laboratory
June 13, 2015

TEQOYA works with a lab expert in air quality to make sure about the performance of its products. Our purifiers use a physical phenomenon known as eliminating particles of all sizes: the ionization of the air. Here are the results of tests on clearance of particles by our devices.

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June 1, 2015
#Well-being, sleep, and negative ions  #The essential  

Air ionization is known for decades, as is the correlation between negative ions and air quality: the more negative ions in the air, the less polluting particles. In urban environment, and especially inside buildings, negative ions are missing. To assess the nocivity of this lack of negative ions, scientists have studied the influence of air ionization on our physiology. Here are some picks from their research results.

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