Lungs of the City

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Gallery Lungs of the City 1
November 2019
Headquarters
In collaboration with Air Liquide
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Lungs of the City - A technological solution to substantially improve urban air quality aiming at particulate matter removal at pollution hotspot locations

Lungs of the City is an energy efficient purification technology for large-scale elimination of air pollution in urban areas.

The technology can be invisibly integrated into the urban tissue (tunnels, parkings, public buildings, stations, street furniture), it is based on an energy-efficient positive ionization technology that captures fine particles and ultrafine particles without the use of traditional filtering techniques. Installation of Lungs of the City at air pollution hot-spots, such as parking garages, tunnels, train and bus stations, and busy traffic junctions, has been shown not just to reduce emission at these locations, but also to contribute to the overall improved air quality in the urban environment.

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Key features

  • Reach a 80% reduction in energy consumption compared to conventional air cleaning technologies
  • A PM (particulate matter) reduction of more than 50% locally

Profitability

  • Air quality improvement will lead to a fourfold saving in health costs, 5 trillion dollars worldwide

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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