With constant rise in pollution level, Indiaa��s lungs have been choking and Asthma is becoming one of the most common respiratory diseases. According to WHO, India has around 15 to 20 million asthmatics and the number is rising every year. This chronic disease cannot be cured but can be controlled to reduce and prevent asthma attacks. To raise awareness on the issue, World Asthma Day is celebrated on first Tuesday of May and the theme for this year is a�?NEVER TOO EARLY, NEVER TOO LATE. Ita��s always the right time to address airways disease.a�? The theme provides a call to action for both patients and healthcare providers worldwide to take actions and ensure that the asthma is controlled.
Air pollution makes breathing difficult for a healthy individual, but can make conditions worse for those already suffering with asthma. The levels of PM 2.5 virus, one of most deadly forms of pollutants, is recorded to be 10 times higher than the safety limit in the air we all breathe. However, people are unaware that indoor air pollution is more polluted than the outdoor air. We spend maximum of our time indoors, and thus, it is important to keep an eye on the air quality behind our doors. While air outside is often outstep the line of control, we can mitigate the unhealthy air inside our homes using products which help in purifying indoor air.
Reinforcing its commitment to provide a�?Quality Air for Lifea��, Panasonic offers a range of air purifying products such as air-conditioners and air-purifiers, that helps to easily clean and freshen up the household air.
a�?Air Purifyinga�� Invertor Air-conditioners
Panasonic recently introduced its new range of inverter air-conditioners, inbuilt with its patented air purification system called Nanoe Technology that actively removes PM2.5 and airborne particles giving upto 99% clean air. The Nanoe Technology uses nano-sized electrostatic atomised water particles to deodorise, inhibit bacteria and virus growth, remove dust and 99% of PM2.5 to purify the air in the room even when the cooling function of the air-conditioner is turned off. The three stage purification system ensure pure and healthy air. The new a�?Air-Purifyinga�� inverter air conditioners are available at all leading retail outlets from a starting price of INR 39,000 to INR 72,000 and in 0.8T, 1.0T, 1.5T, 2.0T variants.
Panasonic offers a wide-range of air-purifiers as one of the best solutions to improve the indoor air-quality. The specially designed air-purifiers are equipped with Nanoe technology, which enhances the quality of indoor air by filtering out harmful particles including PM2.5. In addition, the Econavi technology minimizes unnecessary operations by monitoring the daily life pattern of the user, creating a favourable environment for the members as well as pets. The air-purifiers offers two types of air-filters – the Composite Air Filter which can inhibit 17 kinds of virus, bacteria and allergens up to 99%, while the HEPA Composite Air Filter can remove 99.7% particles from the air. Moreover, the house-dust catcher helps in eliminating big particles such as hair, fine dust particles and germs, and the 3D circulation airflow increases the efficiency of the air-purifier. Available in stylish and compact designs, the air-purifier range caters to room sizes from 283 sq. ft. to 452 sq. ft.