While our air purifier will destroy harmful pollutants that concentrate indoors, it will not create a sterile environment. This is because there are always new pollutants that are introduced to indoor environments. Either outdoor pollutants are brought indoors (such as viruses and bacteria), or pollutants are generated indoors (such as harmful VOCs that off-gas from plastics and cleaners). Molekule effectively destroys these pollutants and prevents their build-up to harmful concentrations. The EPA estimates that our homes can be up to 5 times more polluted than the outdoors.
Sterile environments can only be produced in so-called “clean rooms” that are completely and mechanically isolated from the outdoors.