25 Results for

particulates

Editors' Take

Moneual Rydis H68 Pro

The new Moneual Rydis H68 Pro vacuums like a traditional robot vac, but it also has both dry and wet mopping attachments.

By Jan. 5, 2014

MSRP: $499.00

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By Feb. 4, 2013

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'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

Add "pollution intake" to your quantified-self profile. A prize-winning system calculates particulate matter inhaled and transmits the data in real time via Bluetooth.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Shark Rocket

The Shark Rocket combines adequate cleaning power with a broad array of cleaning extensions into a recommendable, affordable, lightweight vacuum. Only its cord holds it back.

By Mar. 21, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Mar. 21, 2014

MSRP: $179.80

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Dyson DC59 Animal

The DC59 is an elegant, customizable vacuum that performed well on a variety of flooring surfaces and with an array of debris types. If you're not looking for a budget-friendly model, you can count on the DC59 to make vacuuming as enjoyable as possible.

By Mar. 12, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 12, 2014
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Dyson DC41 Animal Complete

You don't need to pay $649 to own a vacuum that cleans at this level, and if you are paying that much, you deserve a machine with a better design than this.

By Oct. 11, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Oct. 11, 2013
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Philips GoPure cleans the air in your stinky car

The Philips GoPure Automotive Clean Air System can purify the air in a car's cabin in about 10 minutes.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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Rentech's synthetic diesel fueling A3 TDI road trip

When Audi accepted last year's 2010 Green Car of the Year award, it may not have realized that a road trip was part of the prize package. Next week, two Audi A3s will traverse down the California coast as part of the magazine's Green Car of the Year Tour using Rentech's RenDiesel to power their 2.0-liter diesel engines.

By Oct. 14, 2010

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Neato XV-21

The XV-21 is a great all-around robot vacuum and a viable Roomba alternative, but among Neatos, we'll stick with the brainier, similarly priced XV Signature Pro.

By Feb. 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 27, 2014