Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 26, Pages: 1-5
Jinhee Lee* and Hyunkyung Kang
Department of Environment Planning and Design, Sangmyung University, Korea; [email protected], [email protected]
The experiment is performed to investigate whether plants can remove particle pollutants of PM-10 level floating in the air. The plants produced anion amounts were measured and the time to reduce 1/3 of smoke particle pollutant was also measured. Compared to the air cleaner, the quantity of plant to have the same indoor purification ability to eliminate particle pollutant is calculated. In the result, plants can remove 29-36 % tobacco particle pollutant in 60 minutes and it is identified as 1/13- 1/17 of air cleaner efficiency.
Keywords: Component, Eco-friendly Indoor Air Cleaner, PM10, Purifying Air using Plants, Removing of Indoor Pollutants by Plants
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