In the continued fight against COVID-19, ESC Region 13 is offering Air Filtration Systems to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and Private Schools to protect staff, students, and campus visitors. Air filtration reduces learning loss, increases attendance, and improves academic performance.
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Listed below are the awarded vendors for Air Filtration Equipment:
- Aura Air Inc.
- Blade Filters Inc
- Hand Safety, LLC
- Smarter HEPA
Aura Air is a pioneer, innovator, and leading solution provider in the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Industry. Aura Air’s persistent pursuit of a worldwide clean and healthy living environment began long before the COVID pandemic. Founded in 2018, Aura Air is now purifying the air in schools, government facilities, hospitals, hotels, buses, and nursing homes in 87 countries around the world.
In a world where air quality is more important than ever before, Aura Air developed the world’s smartest air management platform, one that cleanses your indoor air while vigilantly monitoring its quality in real-time. Aura is providing a real-time risk mitigation tool for decision-makers. The Aura technology enables the government officials to mitigate risk by overseeing with real-time data the government buildings, schools, hospitals, and public transportation. In addition, the company’s award-winning design and patented technology filters and disinfects indoor air with a simple plug and play solution, guaranteed to remove viruses, bacteria, allergens, mold, and VOCs.
Aura Air’s abilities have been scientifically proven by Sheba Medical Center (one of the top 10 hospitals in the world) as well as Innovative Bioanalysis Laboratory in California, which demonstrated the system’s effectiveness in purifying indoor air from 99.998% of airborne SARSCoV- 2 and Influenza A and RSV viruses. Aura Air Inc. Americas is based out of New York with satellite support staff across the United States. Assembly and distribution are in Miami, New Jersey, and Las Vegas which supports rapid fulfillment of large-scale orders. While demand for the Aura Air product has been high, our production team has been consistently delivering orders on the scales of thousands in less than 15 days. Aura Air can commit to fulfilling orders of up to 5,000 devices within 30 days.
What Makes Aura Air Unique?
- The unique 4-stage purification process produces powerful, medical-grade purification and disinfection, ensuring a safe and healthy environment and improving productivity.
- Risk management dashboard that allows you to monitor and control multiple devices in different locations at once via an accessible web platform and mobile app.
- Contributes to the maintenance of WELL and LEED green building standards as well as reducing your carbon footprint and improving energy efficiency.
- The AI Algorithm of Aura calculates air quality based on real-time environmental conditions and then tailors its operation accordingly.
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Josh Sisco – Director Public Sector
Blade is an industry-leading manufacturer of Canadian-made commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) technology, that specializes in creating clean air environments for businesses and organizations across all industries. Currently managing and improving indoor air quality in over 50 million square feet of building spaces across North America, Blade is a trusted supplier and the preferred vendor of choice to the Canadian government for IAQ technology.
Blade manufactures all of our technologies here in North America, where each product goes through rigorous testing to ensure quality, efficacy, safety, and sustainability. Having a full range suite of different technologies, from portable to whole-building solutions, allows them to better serve customers by providing tailored solutions that fit the specific need of every business. Available technologies include portable HEPA air purifiers, UVC supplemental air sanitization (induct and standalone options), and electrostatic polarized HVAC filters. All technologies are independent third-party lab tested and validated. Blade is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and serves customers nationwide.
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Hand Safety, LLC is a Texas owned and operated company that was established to provide Texas schools and local agencies with safe and affordable ppe and janitorial supplies. Our company prides itself on remarkable customer service and attention to detail. The company has served schools and local agencies in every corner of Texas. Hand Safety, LLC is HUB and SBE certified. The company holds multiple contracts from purchasing cooperatives. These contracts allow us to streamline the procurement process and provides our customers with the security of knowing that we have been fully vetted.
Hand Safety, LLC supplies schools and local agencies with portable air purifiers. Our Healthmate Air Purifiers are produced by Austin Air. Austin Air has been a pioneer in the air purification industry. The technology behind the Healthmate Air Purifiers is sound and backed by science. One of the many things that sets Healthmate apart from other air purifiers is the fact that our filters do not need to be replaced for 5 years. This allows our customers to eliminate the added costs of replacing filters during the first 5 years of service. There are multiple Texas school districts that have Healthmate Air Purifiers protecting their students, teachers and staff members. There is no installation required for the Healthmate Air Purifier. The units are also portable and can be easily moved to provide improved air quality and protection to multiple areas.
What Sets us Apart?
Austin Air is a small business based in Buffalo, NY USA since 1990 and the first to develop clinically proven portable air purifiers with HEPA and carbon in them. We only use the highest-grade HEPA (as recommended by the CDC, EPA and WHO) and activated carbon in our air purifiers. This ensures the effective removal of airborne contaminants such as viruses and bacteria. We do not use anything that produces ozone (UV, Oxidation, Ionization etc.) which can trigger allergies, asthma, COPD and potentially decrease lung function. Steel fabricated, powder coated, 360-degree intake system with directional air flow. Our filters are designed to last up to 5 years saving costly filter replacements and custodial maintenance. We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. We stand by our quality with a five-year warranty on all our purifiers. Decibel levels by speed are: High 62, Medium 52, Low below 50
All our standard size filters have a large particle pre-filter which removes particles easily seen by the naked eye (e.g., dust, hair and pet dander). The medium particle pre-filter removes small to medium size particles (e.g., molds, spores and pollen). All our filters contain 60 sq. ft. of Medical Grade HEPA technology which is proven to remove up to 99% of all airborne contaminants as small as 0.1 microns. This includes viruses, bacteria, dust, dander and allergens. The Healthmate contains over 780 cubic inches (15lbs) of activated granulated carbon/zeolite blend which removes VOC’s, formaldehyde, benzenes, chemicals, gases and odors.
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