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Lungs of the City

Energy-efficient positivity ionization technology for the elimination of urban air pollutants

November 2019
Gallery Lungs of the City 1
Gallery Lungs of the City 1
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Identification

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.

Label Date November 2019
Parent Company Air Liquide
From Netherlands
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Awareness at public & private level ; Legislation following WHO guidelines ; Support

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Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
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The environmental benefits

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

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

ENS Urban

ENS offers a sustainable and safe solution that eliminates airborne dust, soot and other pollutants from ambient air.

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Headquarters
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Parent Company

Air Liquide

A world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

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Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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