# Open Air question:open-air

This is an open source community effort to develop a range of low-cost air quality monitoring and remediation tools. Welcome! **Join in by:** * Reading about goals and asking great questions * Trying (and critiquing) our community-made how-to guides * Posting your own how-to guides and mods * Building on others’ work; hack and remix the kits to refine and expand them * Submit your improvements for inclusion in an upcoming starter kit release or add-on * Serving on a Research Review Group for a 3 month period **** ##Resources [State-by-state](https://publiclab.org/wiki/state-by-state-info-sheets-on-indoor-air-quality) info sheets on indoor air quality assistance and governance (work in progress!) **** ##Activities [activities:open-air] **** ##Frequently Asked Questions about air quality [questions:air-quality] **** Also see http://publiclab.org/wiki/air-quality ##Additional media By @zengirl2: https://blog.adafruit.com/2016/08/09/how-to-purify-your-air-with-hacked-plants-publiclab-citizenscience/ ...

Author Comment Last activity Moderation
WendyJospeh "Great project " | Read more » over 1 year ago
warren "Just wanted to note that @cfastie's been working on the #skypod -- which may fit your needs! " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
warren "Not to take credit for these answers, but I saw a couple great responses (one from @gretchengehrke, ) from this thread on which you originally aske..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "I added a question:...... tag -- :-) " | Read more » over 5 years ago
jfrankamp "Somehow this didn't become a "Question" type... if anyone knows how to convert it I'd be thankful :-) " | Read more » over 5 years ago
nshapiro "@gretchengehrke when push comes to shove would you want the Kitagawa based system to be an activity for assessing the efficacy of the purifier? in ..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
nshapiro "Those are great answers @gretchengehrke ! I think we should write both of them up as activities to be replicated in the Open Air initiative. The re..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
gretchengehrke "Yeah, that would totally be an approach (and an affordable one, with ~$20 for kit plus 6 x$7 for tubes), but those tubes are not as formaldehyde-s..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
eustatic "Wouldn't you need matt's setup and the sampling tubes? how much would it cost to run 3 tubes for formaldehyde before, and 3 tubes for formaldehyde..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
gretchengehrke "One method would be to measure various air quality parameters before starting to use the plant remediation unit and then successively over the cour..." | Read more » over 5 years ago